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Invisible GM Ingredients

Processed foods often have hidden GM sources (unless they are organic or declared non-GMO). The following are ingredients that may be made from GMOs:

  • Aspartame
  • baking powder
  • caramel color
  • cellulose
  • citric acid
  • cobalamin (Vitamin B12)
  • corn gluten
  • corn masa
  • corn oil
  • corn syrup
  • cornmeal
  • cornstarch
  • cyclodextrin
  • cystein
  • dextrin
  • dextrose
  • diacetyl
  • diglyceride
  • fructose
  • fructose (crystalline)
  • glucose
  • glutamate
  • glutamic acid
  • gluten
  • glycerides
  • glycerin
  • glycerol
  • glycerol monooleate
  • glycine
  • hemicellulose
  • high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
  • hydrogenated starch
  • hydrolyzed vegetable protein
  • inositol
  • invert sugar (colorose or inversol)
  • inverse syrup
  • tamari
  • isoflavones
  • lactic acid
  • lecithin
  • leucine
  • lysine
  • malitol
  • maltodextrin
  • maltose
  • mannitol
  • methylcellulose
  • milo starch
  • modified starch
  • monosodium glutamate MSG
  • oleic acid
  • Phenylalanine
  • phytic acid
  • sorbitol
  • soy flour
  • soy isolates
  • soy lecithin
  • soy protein
  • starch
  • stearic acid
  • tempeh
  • threonine
  • tocopherols (Vitamin E)
  • tofu
  • trehalose
  • triglyceride
  • vegetable fat
  • vegetable oil
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin E
  • xanthan gum

Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) although usually derived from corn, is probably not GM because it is not likely made in North America.