What Exactly Does GMO Mean?

What is a GMO

In my quest to better understand what I eat on a daily basis, I have been trying to learn more about our nation’s food sources. I have been noticing a lot of “non-GMO Project” or “No GMOs” on certain foods. I realize that I probably see these more often since I do the majority of my shopping at Whole Foods, but I was still unsure of what a GMO was.

So, what exactly is a GMO and what does it mean if it’s in your food? GMO stands for genetically modified organism. I don’t know about you, but that term sounds a little scary, especially when you are talking about food.

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