Sabra Hummus: Stop Mixing in the GMOs

Submitted by ameyer on November 12, 2014

\Sabra is one of the fastest growing hummus and dip brands in the US. But Sabra, which is part of Pepsi, has a secret: its hummus contains soybean oil that is likely genetically engineered (GMO).

 

Green America’s GMO Inside is calling on PepsiCo to remove GE soybean oil and citric acid from Sabra hummus.

Non-GMO Sabra Hummus would join PepsiCo's Stacy's Pita Chips, which recently hit the shelves without GMOs. Pita Chips are just one of Stacy's many cracker-like products that are being transitioned to non-GMO, it only makes sense that the most popular dip for them be non-GMO as well.

Our new Sabra campaign, “Sabra Hummus: Stop Mixing in the GMOs!” asks for four specific steps from PepsiCo:

1. We want Sabra Hummus to go non-GMO and for PepsiCo to certify Sabra products through a non-GMO-verified third party.

2. We want PepsiCo to work throughout its supply chain to reduce the use of toxic synthetic pesticides.

3. We want PepsiCo to stop fighting state-level GMO labeling efforts. We have a right to know what’s in our food! It is time PepsiCo starts supporting a mandatory Federal-level labeling initiative.

4. We want PepsiCo to commit to not using GE wheat in Stacy’s Pita Chips if GE what is approved in the future.

Find more background information and tell PepsiCo it is time to change at gmoinside.org/sabra.

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