A Handy Way to Remember GMO Crops
One way to teach your kids how to remember the genetically modified crops currently on the market is to teach them that there are 3 Cs, 2 Ss, 2 As, 2 Ps,* a Y, and a Z. ( The 3 Cs and the 2 Ss are listed first because they are the most common genetically modified crops hidden in a variety of ingredients in most packaged convenience foods.)
The genetically modified crops are:
Teach your kids to either avoid these foods, or look for USDA Organic or Non- GMO Project Verified versions of these foods, as well as indirect sources of GMOs such as meat, milk, and eggs from animals that are fed these foods.
* Note: Another P, pink flesh Pineapple, was approved by the FDA in December 2016 and is slated to come to the U. S. market within a few years.