06 Jul '11, 10pm

Labels on Genetically Modified Foods: Let the Voters Decide!

Labels on Genetically Modified Foods: Let the Voters Decide!

Reason #1 - The Voters Agree: If Genetically Modified Organisms Are Used to Produce Food, the Food Should Be Labeled "GMO"! Poll after poll has shown that most consumers want to know whether their food includes engineered ingredients. The results of an MSNBC poll that posed the question, "Do you believe genetically modified foods should be labeled?" indicate that nearly all Americans believe that foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) should indeed be labeled. Of the more than 45,000 people who participated in the poll, over 96% answered "Yes. It's an ethical issue -- consumers should be informed so they can make a choice." It's not news that most Americans support labeling of GMO foods. There are at least nine polls since 1999 that show over 80 per cent of consumers want mandatory labeling of all genetically modified food. Reason #2 - We Need to Bypass the ...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23560.cfm

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