Right now, I know too much about genetically modified foods to want them in my kitchen. I don’t feel comfortable serving anything with GMOs to my family or friends. This means I buy a lot of organic products, which can be expensive. But it’s a small price to pay for peace of mind.
Mayonnaise is one item I am particularly fussy about. That’s because it’s typically made with corn syrup, soybean oil or canola oil, either alone or in combination. At least in the United States, these three crops are the ones most likely to be grown from genetically modified seeds.
Because several people in my family say they can’t live without mayonnaise, I use a lot of it. So I buy Spectrum Organic Mayonnaise with Olive Oil. I also buy it in bulk to save money
Spectrum Organic Mayonnaise Tastes Great
In my own humble opinion, Spectrum Mayonnaise tastes better than the leading commercial brands. The ingredients are organic and the eggs used come from cage-free hens raised on an organic, chemical-free diet.
The mayonnaise is thick, rich and creamy. I’m thankful to have found a healthier brand the picky eaters in my family actually like.
Everything included in a jar of Spectrum Organic Mayonnaise is good for you. Below, you can browse the list of ingredients.
Here’s what’s in a jar of Spectrum Mayonnaise
- Organic soy and/or canola oil. These are pressed without use of chemicals.
- Organic eggs, both the white and the yolk
- Organic extra virgin olive oil
- Filtered water
- Organic honey
- Organic distilled vinegar
- Sea salt
- Organic mustard
- Organic lemon juice concentrate
Where to Buy Spectrum Mayonnaise
In my area, there is only one grocery store that sells organic mayonnaise. The prices at this store are very high, so I save money by ordering online. Two good options are Amazon and Vitacost. Both companies offer free shipping if your order is above a certain amount.
About the Spectrum Company
Spectrum products are part of the Hain Celestial Group, which is a leading supplier for health food stores and gourmet food shops. The Spectrum label is the United State’s largest manufacturer of expeller-pressed cooking oils and supplemental nutritional oils.
Genetically modified foods have been linked to cancer. Evidence is mounting that they contain potentially dangerous chemicals. The reason crops are genetically modified should give us all pause about ingesting the food they yield.
Genetic modification is done to make crops able to survive being sprayed with Roundup, made by Monsanto. Otherwise, they would wither and die from the effects of this toxic herbicide. This is why GM seeds are often referred to as ‘Roundup Ready.’
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