The right to know what you are eating

In a story written by  Gary Hirshberg (CE-Yo of Stonyfield Yogurt) and Eric Schlosser  (author of “Fast Food Nation” and co-producer of the documentary “Food, Inc”) a recent poll found 93% of Americans think genetically engineered foods should be labeled. This month, 384,000 people signed a Just Label It petition urging the FDA to mandate genetically engineered food labeling nationally. The FDA justifies its refusal to label on an agency rule that requires labeling only if a food tastes or smells different or has a different nutritional value. The FDA should change that policy – or make an exception for genetically engineered foods, as it did for irradiated foods.  Click here to read more.