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Do you believe in GMO labeling on food? Read this:

You'd think that if 93 percent of Americans could agree on something, their government might just pay attention. In the case of labels for GMO foods, you'd be wrong: Polls show overwhelming consumer support [PDF] for labels. But for some not particularly convincing reasons, neither Congress, the FDA, nor the USDA have been willing to respond. As this excellent new report from Food and Water Watch documents, it's now virtually impossible to avoid eating GMOs. As much as 94 percent of the soy and 88 percent of the corn in the U.S. is grown from genetically modified seed. Supermarket meat comes from livestock given GMO feed, and any processed food that's not certified organic will invariably contain corn or soy-derived genetically modified ingredients, such as lecithin or high fructose corn syrup. And without a label, there's no way to know for sure, so consumers are left in ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/article/2011-10-04-GMO-labels

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