16 May '11, 6pm

How to Bring Down Monsanto: The California GMO Labeling Ballot Initiative

If you are reading this there's probably a good chance you want genetically engineered foods labeled and you know all the reasons why. We, in the U.S., look to the EU and other countries as examples of what "could be." GMO labeling has been the norm there for years now. Just about every GMO speaker or book speaks to the importance of labeling. When questions are not misleading, every poll shows the vast majority in the US want GMOs labeled. So why don't we have labeling here in the United States? The short answer is that the FDA made policy in 1992 that stands today. Even though there is clear evidence acquired through the Freedom Of Information Act that their scientists knew about possible health problems when they officially established this position, in a letter dated April 12, 2011, they still state that they are not aware of any data that shows genetically engineered ...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23218.cfm

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