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An allergy is when a protein in a substance causes the immune system in the body to have a reaction.
Genetic engineering happens in a laboratory, when scientists make changes to specific genes within an organism by trading genes with other organisms. This creates products that are also labeled GMO or Gentically Modified Organisms.
Grass fed animals are raised and fed only with grass and plants found naturally in their environment. They are not to be fed any kind of grain or processed food nor treated with hormone or antibiotics.
Hybrid plants and animals are created through a natural cross between organism that are of a different species.
Organic products produced using methods of growth that cannot harm anything around them, including the use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers.
Government Agricultural Links
Egg Safety – production, storage, transportation
Maryland Farmer’s Market Regulations – link to PDF