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FDA Petitioned To Require GMO Labels

Okay, think fast: how often do you eat genetically modified foods? *buzzer* I’m sorry, but the answer we were looking for is: “no one knows!”. Current FDA regulations don’t require food companies in the United States to tell consumers when their products contain transgenic crops. Yet the large amount of GM corn and soy grown in the US mean that a high percentage (estimated at upwards of 60%) of processed foods contain GM products, or meat fed with GM grains. The Center for Food Safety, a non-profit organization, has issued a petition to the FDA to change their regulations and require all food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to be clearly labeled.

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