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GM on the shelves

While the UKmother and child looking at a jar of jam in the supermarket remains part of the European Union, GM products have to be labelled but the text is not always easy to read. This page lists the GM products that we’re aware of, for sale in UK shops.

See our GM for sale page for tips on the most effective ways to let shops know that you don’t want to see GM on the shelves.

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Illegal GM petunias

Unauthorised, untested orange GM petunias have been spotted on sale in garden centres in the UK. We are told that they have now been withdrawn but as there are no naturally orange petunias, if you spot any orange ones we recommend steering clear and letting staff know that they may be unwittingly selling illegal GM flowers.

 

KTC cooking oil

Side of packet of KTC blended olive pomace oilMost KTC products are not GM but some of their cooking oils are. Watch out for olive pomace oil, extended life cooking oil and oil marked simply vegetable oil, all spotted in Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda.

Watch out for GM cooking oil used in restaurants and take-aways. It should be declared on the menu, but we know that some establishments are not doing so.

 

 

Reese’s products

A box full of packets of Reese’s Peanut Butter CupsReese’s also have a mixture of GM of non-GM stock for sale in the UK. The GM ones we’ve spotted are:

Puffs cereal (Selfridges and Tesco),

Peanut Butter with GM soya oil (Sainsbury’s and Selfridges)

Some varieties of Peanut Butter Cups (Tesco, B&M Bargains, UCL Shop, Waitrose, Co-op, Amazon and many more)

Peanut butter candy (Tesco)

Sticks (Tesco.com)

 

Hershey chocolate bars and other products

Cookies ‘n Chocolate, Cookies ‘n Creme, Creamy Milk Chocolate, Nutrageous, Caramel syrup and other varieties have been spotted in Tesco, Co-op, Sainsbury’s UCL Shop, University College London, Waitrose, Centra, the Happy Apple, Selfridges and other outlets.

 

Other American chocolate, candy and sweet treats

GM TwinkiesTwinkies (Selfridges, Tesco, WH Smith and others)

Butterfinger peanut butter cups (B&M Bargains)

Rice Krispies Marshmallow Square Treat Sheet (B&M Bargains)

Mike and Ike’s Fruit Candies (Tesco, WH Smith, B&M Bargains, Quality Save and Selfridges)

Tootsie Roll Candy Bar (Tesco)

M&Ms mint variety (B&M Bargains, Quality Save and others)

Packet of Mint M&M’sBaby Ruth (B&M Bargains)

Fudge Brownie Cookie Dough Bites (B&M Bargains)

Bazooka chewing gum (Tesco)

Marshamallow Fluff (Tesco)

Smucker’s Goober peanut butter & grape jelly stripes (Selfridges)

Milk Duds (Selfridges).

 

GM in cereals and “breakfast items”

GM products in SelfridgesReese’s Puffs cereal (Tesco and Selfridges)

Lucky Charms cereal (Tesco and Selfridges)

Kellog’s Pop Tarts (Tesco and Selfridges

 

 

Other GM products

Supermarket shelf with bottles of hibichi, ginger and teriyaki saucesGaucho Ranch Dulce de Leche milk caramel spread (Ocado)

Moravian Cookie (Marks and Spencer)

Pan harina de maiz blanco -pre-cooked maize flour (Waitrose online)

Ton Ton Sauce (Marks and Spencer)

Yoshida’s Original Gourmet Sauce (Costco)

 

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