We support labeling genetically modified food, so you can make informed choices with a conscience for both health and the environment. Labeling is also important, because it allows you to report allergic or other adverse reactions to regulators.
- Just Label It GMO labeling campaign attracts record number of comments Source: FoodNavigator-USA (Thursday March 1, 2012)
- Conn. bill looks to add labels to engineered food Source: Wall Street Journal (Wednesday February 22, 2012)
- US Consumer Groups Petition FDA For Tougher Probe Of Engineered Salmon Source: Huffington Post (Tuesday February 7, 2012)
- Genetically-engineered Fish Foes Fight for Ban Source: The Alaska News (Friday October 21, 2011)
- Genetically modified food labels don't sit well in U.S. Source: LA Times (Sunday July 10, 2011)
New international standards opened the door for labeling genetically modified food. Will the US get on board?
- New guidance paves way to labeling of genetically modified food Source: The Hill (Tuesday July 5, 2011)
Food safety regulators from around the world approved food labeling guidance that allows countries to label genetically modified foods.
- Consumer activists seek labeling of genetically modified foods Source: Chicago Tribune (Tuesday May 24, 2011)
“If companies say genetic engineering is fine, then OK let’s label it and let the consumers make their own decisions,” said Michael Hansen, a senior scientist at Consumers Union.
- California Must Label Genetically Engineered Fish Source: Huffington Post (Tuesday May 24, 2011)
CU’s Jean Halloran lays out arguments for protecting consumers and labeling GE fish
- States lead debate over modified food labeling Source: Washington Post (Thursday May 19, 2011)
In the absence of a federal law requiring labels for genetically modified food, 14 states are debating whether to mandate labeling for modified foods sold within their borders.
- Food safety: How to keep our global menu off the recall list Source: Christian Science Monitor (Saturday October 23, 2010)
Our globalized bounty is testing the limits of a creaky US food-safety system built on 70-year-old laws written before genetic engineering was invented, frozen foods had gone mainstream, or Interstate highways enabled a head of lettuce to make it