What does the GMO-free label mean?

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, explains what the GMO-free label means and why it is beneficial to eat GMO-free foods
What Does The GMO-Free Label On Foods Mean?
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What does the GMO-free label mean?

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If you have a product that has a label that says "GMO free" it means that it has gone through additional testing to certify that the ingredients are free of genetically modified organisms. In order to do this it's done through, depending on what the ingredients are, you have to trace all the way back to the farm and do additional testing which the seeds and the soil. So it's an additional test that many companies are toothing to go through, because you know the question around the safety of GMO's is just something that we don't want to take a chance around.

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, explains what the GMO-free label means and why it is beneficial to eat GMO-free foods

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Gigi Lee Chang

Former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World

Gigi Lee Chang is the CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, a national non-profit organization which empowers parents to protect their children from harmful chemicals. She is a frequent speaker on various topics, including children’s health, food and nutrition, as well as socially conscious/sustainable business practices and entrepreneurship and was awarded “Brand Innovator 2008” and “2010” by Brand Packaging. In addition, Gigi has been featured in over 250 national and regional media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, MORE magazine, Yogi Times, KIWI Magazine, Cookie, Parenting, OK! Weekly, Celebrity Baby Blog, TODAY Show, Newsweek and Time Out New York Kids. Gigi is also the Founder of Plum Organics and on the advisory boards of Environmental Media Association (EMA), Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM), International Baby Planners Association (IBPA) as well as Friends of Baby Buggy.

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