Genetically Modified Food Labelling: America's FDA blocks

Mandatory labelling may be the only way to stop the proliferation of genetically engineered foods in the U.S., but simple petitions will likely fail. strongly supports state initiatives, such as California’s ballot initiative to get mandatory labeling for genetically engineered foods sold in their state.

It’s a brazen example of how the FDA completely ignores the people it’s supposed to listen to and protect ... The agency actually decided to eliminate and disregard over a million U.S. citizens’ signatures and comments collected by the Just Label It campaigniv. Organizers of the campaign said they gathered more than 1 million signatures of people who want to know what’s in the foods they’re eating. But the whole effort ended up being for naught as the FDA declared that signatures on form letters don’t count.

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