· Better odds for your body. GM foods have been in stores only since the 1990s, so we don't know the long-term health risks, and in a 1998 EPA sampling, 29% of the foods tested contained detectable pesticides.
· Less of an eco-gamble. Scientists are concerned that GMOs will reduce biodiversity.
· Winning the taste-bud lottery. Foodies all over the world agree that the range of possible flavors is greater when we just let Mother Nature do her thing.
Those stickers used to annoy us because they're not always easy to peel off, but now we have a newfound appreciation for the little buggers.
Look for the labels stuck on your fruits and veggies:
· A four-digit number means it's conventionally grown.
· A five-digit number beginning with 9 means it's organic.
· A five-digit number beginning with 8 means it's GM.