Invisible 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 (also called AminoSweet®, NutraSweet®, Equal Spoonful®, Canderel®, BeneVia®, E951)
  • baking powder
  • canola oil (rapeseed oil)
  • caramel color
  • cellulose
  • citric acid
  • cobalamin (Vitamin B12)
  • colorose
  • condensed milk
  • confectioners sugar
  • corn flour
  • corn masa
  • corn meal
  • corn oil
  • corn sugar
  • corn syrup
  • cornstarch
  • cottonseed oil
  • cyclodextrin
  • cystein
  • dextrin
  • dextrose
  • diacetyl
  • diglyceride
  • erythritol
  • Equal
  • food starch
  • fructose (any form)
  • glucose
  • glutamate
  • glutamic acid
  • glycerides
  • glycerin
  • glycerol
  • glycerol monooleate
  • glycine
  • hemicellulose
  • high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
  • hydrogenated starch
  • hydrolyzed vegetable protein
  • inositol
  • inverse syrup
  • inversol
  • invert sugar
  • isoflavones
  • lactic acid
  • lecithin
  • leucine
  • lysine
  • malitol
  • malt
  • malt syrup
  • malt extract
  • maltodextrin
  • maltose
  • mannitol
  • methylcellulose
  • milk powder
  • milo starch
  • modified food starch
  • modified starch
  • mono and diglycerides
  • monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  • Nutrasweet
  • oleic acid
  • Phenylalanine
  • phytic acid
  • protein isolate
  • shoyu
  • sorbitol
  • soy flour
  • soy isolates
  • soy lecithin
  • soy milk
  • soy oil
  • soy protein
  • soy protein isolate
  • soy sauce
  • starch
  • stearic acid
  • sugar (unless specified as cane sugar)
  • tamari
  • tempeh
  • teriyaki marinades
  • textured vegetable protein
  • threonine
  • tocopherols (vitamin E)
  • tofu
  • trehalose
  • triglyceride
  • vanilla extract or natural vanilla
  • vegetable fat
  • vegetable oil
  • vitamin B12
  • vitamin C (ascorbic acid) although usually derived from corn, is probably not GM because it is not likely made in North America.
  • vitamin E
  • whey
  • white vinegar
  • whey powder
  • xanthan gum