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Response to Erich Bloodaxe BSN (Reply #59)

Tue Mar 31, 2015, 07:13 PM

60. Apple K Kosher and Star-K Kosher Certified products are required to be GMO-free.

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http://www.loc.gov/law/help/restrictions-on-gmos/israel.php

In the United States, the Natural Food Certifiers (NFC) Organization, announced that its Apple K Kosher Certification Program would no longer accept applications for products that contain GMOs.(25)

MORE: http://www.loc.gov/law/help/restrictions-on-gmos/

http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Regulation/Star-K-adds-non-GMO-certification-to-its-kosher-and-organic-audits

Star-K adds non-GMO certification to its kosher and organic audits
By Caroline Scott-Thomas, 17-Apr-2012
Star-K Kosher Certification has begun providing triple inspections to certify plants and products as non-GMO, organic and kosher, which it says can save companies time and money on individually conducted inspections.

Posted previously here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=6418862


MORE: I had and lost (browser crashed) a fascinating link to an official Israeli government webpage (which I'll continue to look for when I have time) which stated that GMO crops are NOT permitted in Israel, although imported foods may contain GMOs and a great deal of biotech research is ongoing in the country. It detailed discussion over whether GMOs are kosher, and described the consensus among religious experts that if present in minuscule quantities (as additives) they are a nonfactor, although some disagreed. URL was ".il"

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