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GMOs removed from Cheerios

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(WFLX) - General Mills is now making its flagship cereal without ingredients containing genetically modified organisms.

Consumer advocacy groups have been pressuring the cereal maker to remove GMO's from the cereal.

Cheerios is specifically being targeted because it's often among the first foods given to toddlers.

Researchers have found little scientific evidence showing foods grown from engineered ingredients are less safe, but some are concerned about potential long term effects.

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