Your Top 5 Food Questions Answered

Top Food Questions

You want to feed your family healthy food that tastes good. It’s easy (most of the time!) to find yummy dishes they’ll love, but it can be tough to figure out what’s good for them. There’s a lot of noise out there that can raise alarms—GMOs, pesticides, and hormones. Sometimes even vegetables seem dangerous! (Don’t worry…they’re not.)

We’ve compiled a list of some top food concerns and looked at the science behind them to break it down for busy parents like you.

1. GMOs

Are GMOs safe to eat? Are they bad for the environment? Learn more about genetically modified organisms in our spotlight on GMOs for more information.

2. Organic Foods

What exactly does "organic" mean? Is organic food healthier?  Is there a difference between organic and non-organic food?  We've got answers for all your questions here!

3. Pesticides

Is there pesticide on the fruits and vegetables I buy at the store? From time to time, you probably read stories about fresh produce and pesticides.  It can be overwhelming—even downright scary—to figure out what’s safe for your family to eat.  Let’s take a closer look at what you need to know. 

4. Antibiotics

Is it better to eat antibiotic-free meat? Antibiotics are just one tool beef farmers and ranchers use to keep cattle healthy by treating and preventing the spread of illness. Discover why and how they are used in beef production.  Or, watch a video about the ways Katie Sawyer and her family care for their animals.

5. Hormones

Are hormones in milk bad for me? What do the hormone labels mean?  Learn the facts about hormones and dairy prodcuts. 

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