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  2. GMO Crops, Animal Food, and Beyond | FDA

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    • Corn:. Corn is the most commonly grown crop in the United States, and most of it is GMO. Most GMO corn is created to...
    • Soybean:. Most soy grown in the United States is GMO soy. Most GMO soy is used for food for animals, predominantly...
    • Cotton:. GMO cotton was created to be resistant to bollworms and helped revive...
  3. GMOs: What they are, are they safe and which foods have them ...

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    Mar 18, 2020 · Most GM crops are produced for one of these reasons : Insect resistance Disease resistance Herbicide tolerance Drought tolerance Improved nutrition (e.g., golden rice for vitamin A deficiency, which was a good idea, but one that turned out to be a... Rotting resistance Improved crop yields

    • Amanda Capritto
  4. 7 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods | HuffPost Life

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    • Corn. Almost 85 perecent of corn grown in the U.S. is genetically modified. Even Whole Foods's brand of corn flakes was found to contain genetically modified corn.
    • Soy. Soy is the most heavily genetically modified food in the country. The largest U.S. producer of hybrid seeds for agriculture, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, created a genetically engineered soybean, which was approved in 2010.
    • Yellow Crookneck Squash and Zucchini. Numbers of this GMO veggie are relatively small, but genetically modified yellow squash and zucchini can be found in two different species in the U.S. The species contain protein genes that protect against viruses.
    • Alfalfa. Cultivation of genetically engineered alfalfa was approved in 2011, and consists of a gene that makes it resistant to the herbicide Roundup, allowing farmers to spray the chemical without damaging the alfalfa.
  5. What Foods are Genetically Modified? | BestFoodFacts.org

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    Aug 15, 2016 · With so much talk of GMOs and GM foods, you may be surprised to know there are currently only eight genetically modified crops available in the United States and Canada. Three more have been approved but are not yet available in the market. Keep reading after the infographic to learn more about each GM crop. Corn (field & sweet)

  6. 11 GM Foods Commonly Found in Grocery Stores

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    May 30, 2020 · Conventional meat, eggs, and dairy products are often raised on feed that contains GMOs. The best way to avoid these is to switch to eating organically raised beef and chicken, Smith advises, like...

  7. Top 10 Most Common GMO Foods - Cornucopia Institute

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    • Soy. Up to 90% of soybeans in the market have been genetically modified to be naturally resistant to an herbicide called, Round Up. This increased resistance to the herbicide allows farmers to use more Round Up to kill weeds.
    • Corn. Half of the US farms growing corn to sell to the conglomerate, Monsanto, are growing GMO corn. Most of this corn is going to be used for human consumption.
    • Canola oil. Canola oil is derived from rapeseed oil. It is considered one of the most chemically altered oils sold in the US.
    • Cotton. Even cotton has been genetically modified to increase yield and resistance to disease. Most concern relates to the cotton oil. Cotton originating from India, and China, in particular, is considered higher risk for personal health.
  8. List of Foods Containing GMOs | Livestrong.com

    www.livestrong.com/article/314824-list-of-foods...

    Genetically modified organisms are found in many food products, from corn on the cob to your favorite crackers. Eating organic foods may help limit your exposure to GMOs.

  9. Pros and cons of GMO foods: Health and environment

    www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/324576
    • Amanda Barrell
    • corn starch in soups and sauces
    • corn syrup used as a sweetener
    • corn, canola, and soybean oils in mayonnaise, dressings, and breads
    • sugar derived from sugar beets
  10. Science and History of GMOs and Other Food Modification ...

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    1990s The first wave of GMO produce created through genetic engineering becomes available to consumers: summer squash, soybeans, cotton, corn, papayas, tomatoes, potatoes, and canola. Not all are...

  11. GMOs: Pros and Cons, Backed by Evidence

    www.healthline.com/nutrition/gmo-pros-and-cons

    Jul 02, 2020 · In the United States, foods grown using GMO techniques include corn, soybean, canola, sugar beet, alfalfa, cotton, potatoes, papaya, summer squash, and a few varieties of apples. Although current...