My head was spinning after a recent salt-buying trek …. I saw salts with a non-GMO label. To be GMO, you have to have genes to modify and as a mineral, salt has none. Saying non-GMO salt is like saying shoeless butterflies. It’s nonsensical. This label is only meant to confuse shoppers and increase sales.
[Editor’s note: Sheah Rarback MS, RDN is a registered dietitian on faculty at the Miller School of Medicine.]
The second crazy was when salt is promoted as ancient. There is no new salt — it all comes from an ancient source. And usually ancient isn’t a selling point for food products.
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