LEARN A NEW VOCABULARY (:
GMO: Genetically Modified Organisms
Glyphosate: A broad-spectrum systemic herbicide used to kill weeds, especially annual broadleaf weeds and grasses known to compete with commercial crops grown around the globe.
Organic: To be certified organic, products must be grown and manufactured in a manner that adheres to standards set by the country (KEEP IN MIND THE FDA STANDARDS FOR ORGANIC MAY NOT MEET OUR HEALTH EXPECTATIONS)
Monsanto: A publicly traded American multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation. It is a leading producer of genetically engineered (GE) seed and Roundup, a glyphosate-based herbicide.
FDA: The Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services
NON-GMO PROJECT: A non-profit organization. The organization began as an initiative of independent natural foods retailers in the U.S. and Canada, with the stated aim to provide non-GMO labeling for products produced in compliance with their Non-GMO Project Standard
To share the journey through healthy habits & make it easier for people to access healthier options through this website. We would also like to learn from everyone else's experience and gain knowledge in areas we have trouble in. (Believe me, we are a work in progress). Devoted Souls' job is to share the various products that are truly organic and GMO free. The FDA has allowed many unhealthy ingredients to be processed in our food and the reality is, it's hurting us. There are several cosmetics and home products that also contains dangerous ingredients and chemicals that we need to try to stay away from. Luckily, we have found alternative products that are so much better for our health and the environment.
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"GMO: Your Right to Know." Whole Foods Market. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/gmo-your-right-know>.
"Institute for Responsible Technology." - 10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.responsibletechnology.org/10-Reasons-to-Avoid-GMOs>.