In a country that labels everything from cosmetics to cleaning agents, it’s surprising that there are no laws in the U.S. requiring labeling of genetically engineered Foods. Yet 93% of Americans believe GE foods should be labeled.
We don’t think that’s right.
Many other countries including Japan, Australia, the European Union and even China require labeling of genetically engineered foods.
Genetically engineered (GE) foods, also referred to as genetically modified, or GMOs, are “Plants or animals that have had their genetic makeup altered to exhibit traits that are not naturally theirs,” or could occur naturally.
We’ve joined an effort with hundreds of organizations representing millions of Americans called the “Just Label It: We Have a Right to Know” campaign. It supports a petition to the FDA that calls for products that use ingredients produced with genetic engineering to disclose this information on the label.
If you agree that you have a right to know if the food you are eating has been genetically engineered, send a message to the FDA. Let’s make sure the FDA hears loud and clear that Americans want GE foods labeled.
It is your right to know about your food.
Please watch the “Dining in the Dark” video, share it with your friends and encourage them to sign the petition to label genetically engineered foods.