Here are a few potential offenders:
Rather than abiding by the precautionary principle to protect American children from possible harm, the U.S. agreed to deem genetically modified foods as "substantially equivalent" to their non genetically-engineered counterparts. (8,12) GMO crops were first planted commercially in 1995, and their use has since increased exponentially. (12,13) Today, 90% of soy and more than 80% of corn is bioengineered, but unlike the European Union, foods containing genetically modified ingredients in the U.S. are not legally required to carry an identifying label. (8). Buyer beware.
How we raise our livestock influences quality of life and public health in rural communities. Just ask anyone who wakes up to find an unwelcome neighbor: a CAFO (confined animal feeding operation) in their previously pristine county.