chili's nutrition guide
are animals or plants whose genes have been mutated or modified resulting in an organism that doesn’t naturally occur. The goal is often to obtain a new and desirable trait, such as herbicide resistance or the ability to grow to larger sizes in poor weather conditions. One of the main reasons behind the creation of some
of the most widely used GMO crops today, such as soy and wheat, is to create a crop that’s more resistant to pesticides and herbicides. For example, the Roundup-ready GMO soybean was created to withstand the Roundup herbicide so that farmers could spray Roundup across fields to kill weeds, pests, and insects without harming the plant. Not all foods have been genetically modified, but some are more likely to be GMO than others. If you’re trying to avoid GMOs, keep in mind that the foods most likely to be GMO include edamame, corn, yellow squash, and papaya from China or Hawaii, so you might want to buy those organic.