FDA Must Heed Consumers and Require Labeling of GMO-Laced Foods by Ronnie Cummins
This article was syndicated and appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune (MN), Janesville WI Gazette, on WCLO AM-FM Beloit/Janesville, and in the Walworth County Today (WI). For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page , Millions Against Monsanto page , and our California News page . FINLAND, MINN. - EDITOR'S NOTE: The writer is addressing the question, "Should the FDA require food manufacturers to label products containing genetically modified organisms?" Recent national surveys by the Mellman Group and MSNBC, as well as polls conducted over the last two decades, indicate that 90 percent of U.S. consumers want to know whether or not the foods they eat and feed to their families have been genetically engineered. Concern about the health and environmental effects of genetic engineering continue to grow. Yet the biotech industry, lar...