04 Oct '11, 4pm

Right2Know March begins 313-mile walk, NYC-DC, demanding labeling for genetically modified foods #green

Right2Know March begins 313-mile walk, NYC-DC, demanding labeling for genetically modified foods #green

Currently in the US there is no requirement to label ingredients in processed foods as being genetically modified, with developers of them strongly opposing them. This is not the case elsewhere in the world, where product ingredients can be labelled as GM or not. 80% of packaged foods in the US contain genetically modified ingredients. Right2Know march organizer Katherine DiMatteo, president of the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements , said in a press release: While most Americans agree we have a right to know what is in our food, the federal government has resisted labeling genetically engineered food for over a decade. It's time to demand that the government be responsible to its citizens and enact mandatory labeling of GMOs instead of pretending that GMO crops are the same as traditional crops. The Right2Know March was founded by: International Fe...

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