30 Dec '13, 2am

What an '#Organic' Food Label Should Mean Ex #USDA Officials Want to Co-Opt #GMO Labeling Movem…

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Millions Against Monsanto page . Many Americans would like to know more about what they eat, including whether the food they purchase contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. That desire has sparked ballot initiatives and bitter fights in states across the country. But what a lot of concerned consumers don't realize is that there is already a way to ensure that the foods they purchase are free of GMOs. During the Clinton administration, we were responsible for implementing the Organic Foods Production Act. One of the implementation decisions that had to be made about the law after its passage was whether GMOs could be used in organic food. After receiving nearly 300,000 public comments during the rule making process, we said no. This means that foods certified as organic...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_28953.cfm

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