This week, Green America President Alisa Gravitz sent a letter to California State Senator Noreen Evans, thanking her for introducing SB 1381, a new bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered foods. Bill Update: SB 1381 passed out of the health committee 5-2 and moves forward to the agriculture committee. More here: http://gmoinside.org/green-america-supports-ca-bill-label-genetically-engineered-food
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In her article "Back to School: 7 Tips for Kids with Food Allergies," http://blogs.prevention.com/inspired-bites/2013/08/14/back-to-school-7-tips-for-kids-with-food-allergies/ Robyn O'Brien pointed out how quickly US food allergy rates have risen since the late '90s. And she wondered if the increase could have anything to do with U.S. food now being "so hopped up on so many artificial ingredients, artificial growth hormones, dyes and genetically engineered ingredients."
Today, the United States ranks as the largest producer of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the world. Despite ongoing debate over the benefits and dangers of creating and consuming GMOs, the country has yet to mandate proper labeling of these items. A CBS news poll was conducted not too long ago and revealed that 87% of Americans want proper disclosure, while 53% said they would not even buy GMOs as they are aware of their potential harm to health.