How do we overcome the money and influence of the chemical companies controlling our federal government's approach to GE foods and labeling? We need millions of Americans to tell our federal government officials that we want transparency, honesty and labeling in our food system.
Just Label It salutes those who are fighting in California for the right to know. They are helping set the table for a national movement toward labeling of GE foods and have raised the profile of this issue far beyond California's borders.
Our food system has been adept at keeping the lights out or at least dimmed. But that is changing. The FDA should start by following the practices of more than 40 other nations and label genetically engineered foods.
A record-breaking one million Americans of all political persuasions have called on the FDA to label genetically engineered foods.
More than 40 countries -- including China and Russia -- require labels on genetically engineered food. As Americans, we deserve the same opportunity to make informed decisions about what we eat.
"Labels Matter" tells the story of three women who share a belief in the right to know, but for entirely different reasons.
Yesterday, a broadbased coalition of nearly 400 businesses and organizations dedicated to food safety and consumer rights called on the FDA to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.