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Facepalm of the week: Non-GMO salt!?
From the people who brought you sand-free peanut butter comes non-genetically modified rock salt.
Tue, May 14, 2013 at 07:33 AM
Someone in the marketing department over at Himalania
got a little over-exuberant about pointing out the benefits of their pink sea salt when they included a big fat "Non-GMO Project" icon on their label.
Salt is not living. Salt cannot, by definition, be genetically modified. There is no G to M because salt is not an O.
This makes both Himalania and the Non-GMO Project
look pretty bad. Himalania could reasonably be accused of deceitful marketing here while the Non-GMO Project appears to have very, very lax standards on how their label is used.
Thanks to my friend Jes for taking the picture in the store and sharing it.
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