"just because something says "organic" on it does not mean that it does not contain GMs. In fact, it can still contain up to 30% GMs, so be sure the labels say 100% organic."
Just so you know - the Big 3 GMO are corn, soy and canola. They were primarily genetically modified to survive while the herbicide Round up killed all the weeds around them. They are ruining not only our health but the environment due to runb off into our water supply for one example.
They now force cattle to eat corn, which they were not designed by nature to do, and therefore have to be given antibiotics because they get sick more often. If you're a beef eater, you are technically also supporting GMO, unless you are eating grass fed and pasteured not finished on feed lots..
Also...from a friends blog:
Cotton - engineered to produce Bt toxin. The seeds are pressed into cottonseed oil, which is a common ingredient in vegetable oil and margarine.
Dairy - Cows injected with GE hormone rBGH/rBST; possibly fed GM grains and hay.
Sugar. In 2012 the FDA approved GMO Beet Sugars to be allowed to be sold on the market under the name.... "SUGAR" So now, when we go to buy "All Natural" Breyer's Ice Cream, we can't even know for sure that we are actually eating regular natural cane sugar. If you see "CANE SUGAR" there's a good chance it's not GMO. This is one of the biggest frustrations with labelling, as sugar is in so many things, and we might be avoiding food that POSSIBLY has GMO sugar, but really does not.
Recognize fruit and vegetable label numbers. (I like this, although it involves a lot more reading)
If it is a 4-digit number, the food is conventionally produced.
If it is a 5-digit number beginning with an 8, it is GM. However, do not trust that GE foods will have a PLU identifying it as such, because PLU labeling is optional. 
If it is a 5-digit number beginning with a 9, it is
I suggest you read her blog. It also answers your question about Cerftified Organic very well www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_
Edited by: GABBY308 at: 6/14/2013 (15:53)
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