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Consumers Demand To Know The Truth

A 2010 Thomson Reuters PULSE Healthcare Survey, “National Survey of Healthcare Consumers: Genetically Engineered Food” showed that 93% of Americans believe GE foods should be labeled. Labeling is required in countries including the European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Brazil and China.

Why not the United States of America? Isn’t 93% a big enough number to matter?

From Feedstuffs:

On November 10, 2007, then Senator Barack Obama, at a rural summit with more than 400 Iowa farmers and activists from across the country present, recognized America’s right to know what’s in their food and pledged to label genetically modified food when elected. He stated, “Here’s what I’ll do as President. I’ll immediately implement Country of Origin Labeling because Americans should know where their food comes from. And we’ll let folks know whether their food has been genetically modified because Americans should know what they’re buying.”

Yet, on the contrary, the FDA says that no genetically foods need to be labeled. I disagree. We have a right to know what we are eating and we should be able to choose whether or not to try these newfangled foods.

Take Action Now!

If you agree with me, please click here to urge FDA Commissioner Hamburg to require labeling of all genetically engineered food. And thanks for taking action.

 

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6:34AM PDT on Apr 11, 2012

Just label them! Simple.

7:32PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

There is something wrong with our government when it does not address this issue. I also want to know what I am feeding my family. That so many others believe as I do is promising. One solution is to plant your own food as much as possible, but be careful of the seeds you buy. Mankind has been changing the planet and somethings got to give because of it.

7:33AM PST on Feb 29, 2012

Is it any wonder why people are sick and can't figure out why?? Even if you are careful what you eat! This could Cause Problems way down the Road! Older People, Kids growing, Just Everyone!! They don't eat this? They have us do it!! They have families too! May be they should test it there first!! They would look at it different!

2:56PM PST on Nov 6, 2011

Disgusting! We deserve to know everything that is in our food!

8:58AM PDT on Oct 18, 2011

Petition signed! We have so many health problems already from perservatives & additives do we really need to add this to the mix!?!?!?!?!

10:44AM PDT on Oct 17, 2011

Registrar Corp agrees completely! The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA), which amended the FFDCA requires most foods to bear specific nutrition and ingredient labeling and requires food, beverage, and dietary supplement labels that bear nutrient content claims and certain health messages to comply with specific requirements. We want to ensure everyone knows exactly what they are eating.

7:40AM PDT on Oct 17, 2011

Incidentally, I don't know why my comments keep including a link to another care2 article.

7:38AM PDT on Oct 17, 2011

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I'm not saying one way or the other about this specific matter, but it's useless and very frustrating hearing so many people flustering about things they don't (and haven't even tried to) understand. So many people hear words like "genes", "genetics", "science", "experiment" and think of wild science fiction and 'meddlesome mad scientists'. The reason I don't tend to comment on political issues is because I'm often ignorant of them, so I rightly keep my mouth shut. I wish people would either follow suit or go out and learn.

(Again) I'd recommend anyone to watch this documentary that has a lot to say on these matters (in 7 parts):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQsbhVGCjK4

Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/golden-rice-and-other-gmo-fairy-tales.html#ixzz1b398Y6zU

7:35AM PDT on Oct 17, 2011

Of course, they should!

7:34AM PDT on Oct 17, 2011

Creepy!

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