Back to Nature

6 Aug

Oh dear. Just when I began to feel confident about  shopping in the health food aisle at the grocery store, I have run into a bump in the road.

When I bought Back to Nature cookies, I was almost certain that I would be visiting their website for reassurance that they were natural.

I was shocked when I found this response to a FAQ about GMOs:

“At Back to Nature, food safety is our number one priority. We believe that foods developed through biotechnology are safe, and there’s broad scientific consensus on this.”

In summary, Back to Nature has no problem using GMO ingredients and goes on to say that the only guaranteed non-GMO items that they produce are the ones that are certified organic.  This is just further proof that the “100% Natural” statement at the top of the box means absolutely nothing.


How can a company whose entire marketing strategy is based around natural food not be committed to using natural ingredients? Using GMOs does not sound like going Back to Nature to me.

2 Responses to “Back to Nature”

  1. Nicole August 6, 2011 at 12:38 am #

    If I was going to eat cookies–why buy Back to Nature when it means nothing? I might as well by the GMO-loaded Chips Ahoy! What a waste of money.

  2. EphelvepieS January 22, 2012 at 3:33 am #

    Hello! Just want to say thank you for this interesting article! =) Peace, Joy.

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