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6 Tips for Shopping if Avoiding GMOs

By Paige Brady, October 6, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Brady

At Whole Foods Market, we believe you have the right to know what’s in your food. That’s why we are labeling all food in our US and Canadian stores to indicate whether they contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) by 2018.

We already offer more than 25,000 certified organic products and about 8500 Non-GMO Project Verified products in our stores*.

Check out this 90-second video to learn: 6 Tips for Shopping if Avoiding GMOs.

Remember the tips:

  1. Go organic!
  2. Look for a seal of approval
  3. Consider the additives
  4. Eat most of your fruits and veggies
  5. Choose dry grains, beans, nuts and seeds
  6. Consider animal feed

Learn lots more at GMO: Your Right to Know.

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Why I Cook with Shallots

By Alana Sugar, October 6, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds

In the early 1960s, Julia Child introduced Americans to shallots, small oval-shaped bulbs with papery skin that look like miniature onions. They’re an essential ingredient in fine French cooking that was virtually unavailable some 50-odd years ago. There simply were no growers in the US! Thank goodness shallots are...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, October 5, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for the entrée or to round out your main dishes this week!

Easy Mushroom-Kale Hand Pies...

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Our Top Picks for American Cheese Month

By Lindsay Robison, October 4, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

October is the quintessential all-American month. It’s a time for tailgates, football games, apple picking, baseball playoffs and…cheese!

That’s because October is American Cheese Month, a time to celebrate the country’s best cheeses.

To get in the spirit we asked a few of our cheesemongers (many of whom are Certified Cheese Professionals™!)  for...

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Mom's Cooking Experiment: Broccoli Bread

By Christine O'Connor, October 3, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Christine O'Connor

In this ongoing blog series, Christine, a budget-minded mom and Whole Foods Market® team member, explores ways to create healthy, organic foods that appeal to both child and husband. Read the other posts in her ongoing series.

I love bread. I love broccoli! Why not broccoli bread? I was excited to see what would happen when I combined the two. This recipe for Broccoli Bread...

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