People have a right to know what’s in food

OlympiaOctober 23, 2013 

Of the biotech, pesticide and junk food industry’s most commonly used deceptions about GMO labeling, their most effective technique, has been to scare people into thinking that their food will cost more if GMO products are labeled.

The truth is that under I-522, the person responsible for labeling processed foods is the person who puts the label on, the manufacturer. Retailers would only have to label the few raw commodities which are genetically engineered by placing a simple label on the bin. In the European Union, which switched to GMO labeling years ago, studies have shown that there was no increase in food prices due to labeling.

The real issue is this: in a democratic society, do we the people have the right to know what is in our food? Don’t be suckered into voting against your own best interests by these lies.

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