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G.M.O. Labeling Law Could Stir a Revolution

G.M.O. Labeling Law Could Stir a Revolution | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
The new labeling rules may be weak but could be leveraged to push food producers to disclose more about what we eat.
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Many G.M.O.-Free Labels, Little Clarity Over Rules

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Products described as not containing genetically modified organisms, whether that statement has been verified or not, are increasingly appearing in stores.
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Many people say they want labels on GMOs but still support GMOs.  States are beginning to require labels but will that cause confusion if there is not uniformity between states?

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Sreya Ayinala's curator insight, March 14, 2015 6:33 PM

Unit 5 Agriculture                                                                                                                   This article describes the confusion behind the non-GMO and GMO free labels. Many food products claim to be GMO free, but are really not certified by any organization and have no proof of being non-GMO. The companies just slap on a label saying GMO free, because people are nowadays shifting towards buying non-GMO foods and it increases their sales. However, in reality there is no guarantee that the product you are buying is in fact GMO free.                                                Ever since the start of the Green Revolution and the development of GMOs people have been struggling to identify whether certain foods contain GMOs or don't. Many labels claiming non-GMO have been created, but the credibility of these labels are questionable. The non-GMO project has been working to certify products that are GMO free, but many companies have just created their own labels claiming their product is non-GMO and the consumer has no idea which label is actually true. As genetically modified seeds spread, it will soon be impossible to eat a GMO free diet, because GMOs will be found in everything.