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August 5, 2011

Labeling GMOs has to be a grass roots project

It seems like such a no brainer. Label GMOs and let the consumer decide whether they want the product or not. But so far the lobbying industry funded in large part by Monsanto has successfully fought letting people decide for themselves. The only information you can get on a food product is when the label voluntarily says it has no GMOs. Some people are looking for such a designation when theys shop. But the simpiler solution is to have the GMO products themselves labeled as such.

In California there is a ballot initiative to label GMO products. If you are interested in supporting this initiative or are interested in how to start such a campaign in our own state, you can go to www.labelGMOs.org Nothing is going to happen about this situation, where corporations with a vested interest in keeping information secret control the legislatures, without a large grassroots effort to demand to know what is in your food!

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Posted by Marilyn Renaker at August 5, 2011 10:40 AM
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