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Nutritionist zoe bingley-pullin has some handy hints on knowing where your food comes from and how it is grown the barcodes and labels on our fresh produce can tell us a story on both where the produce has come from , and how it was grown. We know that gmos refer to plants whose gene composition has been altered with the addition of foreign dna, for the purpose of making food taste better, adding nutritional value, making crops. Food education is an opportunity for children to learn about where food comes from and to establish a healthy relationship with food a by-product of less and less time outdoors and a trend for many us families is that fewer children get first-hand experience with food sources. Does it matter where your food comes from them to provide large quantity cheap food did you know mcdonald’s is the largest purchaser of beef in america and kfc the largest purchaser of.
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