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Maj July 25th, 2015 1:27am

Regardless of your stance on the helpfulness or harmfulness of GMO (doesn't include organisms created via selective breeding) foods, do you think people have the right to know which of their foods are GMO?

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Diogenes HappyIndependenceDay
07/25/15 10:37 pm

Well Thursday's vote to pass HB 1599 weakens states' rights to label their own GMO foods. Good luck with your mystery foods!
www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1599/summary

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Maj Worth Economist
07/27/15 12:13 pm

This inspired it. I couldn't help but wonder where the states' rights crowd was. 😒

Diogenes HappyIndependenceDay
07/27/15 12:47 pm

I told everyone I know to call, fax, and email. I meant to put something on SOH before the vote but have a huge FDA submission I'm working on.

brentwho Home
07/25/15 8:56 pm

It should be clearly labeled so people can make an informed decision

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Eaglepower
07/25/15 8:31 pm

GMOs are just as if not more healthy than "non-gmos" (almost all agriculture has been genetically modified by humans ie: corn) BUT at the same time you have the right to easy access to know what is in your food

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WyattDenham The Moon
07/25/15 6:12 pm

Yeah I have no problem with GM food but I can see the reluctance with it so sure.

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spitfirejmw Alabama
07/25/15 6:11 pm

And then people would realize everything they eat has GMO's in it and then they'd stop whining about them. I would be happy with that

Pirate Uses the Tap
07/25/15 7:01 am

Of course. When something is labeled a non-gmo product I buy that over the one that isn't labeled.

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BusinessJustin Tamriel
07/25/15 1:54 am

Yes, but I'm not for mandatory labeling. To me it's unnecessary, and would be difficult considering the poor legal definition of what constitutes a GMO.

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smithy0013
07/25/15 1:35 am

I don't think it should be necessary. There's no real reason to do it. It doesn't affect the nutrition of the food or anything really. It just feeds into the superstitions of people who find all they need to know about GM on Facebook.

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smithy0013
07/25/15 1:37 am

It'd be like requiring a label of what state the crop was grown in. Absolutely inconsequential information. Requiring it would just be the government being needlessly overbearing.

gow488 Wisconsin
07/24/15 9:36 pm

I'm afraid that if GMO's are labeled peop let would

gow488 Wisconsin
07/24/15 9:37 pm

Oops I accidentally hit the post button.

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
07/24/15 9:05 pm

Label GMOs! It won't happen however, because enough politicians have been bought off. What a great country, best that money can buy...

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/24/15 7:03 pm

I'd put it in the same category as ethanol in fuel. Just make it even more public knowledge than it already is that all foods *may* contain GMOs (because most of them do), and call it good. Maybe put up a small sign on grocery store doors.

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EarlyBird Portland
07/24/15 7:10 pm

I like your idea.

jvc1133 61535
07/24/15 6:57 pm

What is all this you figure it out. ( right to) there are none unless

Arkansas123 Neoconservative
07/24/15 6:42 pm

No, if non-GMs want to label themselves as such, they can voluntarily submit to extra standards.

The government has no right to put a regulatory burden on an industry with no rational basis whatsoever.

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BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
07/24/15 6:40 pm

I am very much for GMO labeling.

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EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
07/24/15 6:29 pm

But if we did, that would make us European, and French, and gay.

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voc I am...what I am
07/24/15 8:43 pm

😂 awesome!

suppressedID I cant breathe
07/24/15 6:29 pm

Who DOESN'T want to know what's in their food?

If not, I have some Chinese baby formula to sell you.

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EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
07/24/15 6:30 pm

Mmmmm. Tasted just like those dog biscuits that killed my dog last year!

Love me some melamine.

suppressedID I cant breathe
07/24/15 6:33 pm

So sorry, Ender.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
07/24/15 6:38 pm

Oh! Forgot to use the sarcasm tag. /s

Never owned a dog.

rons on top of the world MA
07/25/15 8:58 am

As long as it's not spit from a fast food joint I'm ok with GMO food.