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The term "genetically modified organism" (GMO) may not be one that exists in most people's everyday lexicons — but it is one that needs exposure, because GMOs are found in many products we buy today.

GMOs are foods whose chemical structures have been modified, and can introduce new allergens into food as well as contribute to antibiotic resistance. In fact, GMOs can be found in many of the foods and products we give to our children these days. Infant formula, baby bottles, baby foods — these are all products that are made for children, who by definition also happen to have highly susceptible immune systems.

Until GMOs are proven safe, they shouldn't be used in ANY of our products, especially those widely used by young children. Tell the FDA to stop allowing the use of these products until it has proven them safe for human consumption.

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Dear FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg:

Children consume many products that may be genetically engineered. Because the FDA hasn't required an regulatory testing on GMOs, companies use them in their products without acknowledgement to the harm they actually may cause.

The problem with GMOs is that they are products whose chemical structures have been altered, and there has been no evidence proving that these modified substances are safe for human consumption. Because the chemical make-up is genetically engineered, products can cause unforeseen allergies and resistance to certain antibiotics.

Children are much more sensitive to toxins than are adults, which is why it's completely counter-intuitive to provide them with products that haven't been approved by the FDA.

For the health of our children, please don't continue to ignore this important issue.

Petition Signatures

Jan 19, 2018 Sue King
Jan 18, 2018 Danielle Evans
Jan 18, 2018 Cindy Bassar
Jan 18, 2018 Toni Peters
Jan 16, 2018 barbara gale
Jan 16, 2018 Lori Buckler
Jan 16, 2018 Douglas Krueger
Jan 12, 2018 Cheryl Baker
Jan 12, 2018 Lucy Kelly
Jan 12, 2018 Vaughna Vananda
Jan 12, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 12, 2018 H. M. Sustaita
Jan 5, 2018 Cindy Ray
Jan 5, 2018 Judith Mayhew
Jan 1, 2018 marianne cresci
Dec 31, 2017 Jim Sheridan
Dec 29, 2017 Amanda Stogner
Dec 26, 2017 doris gonen
Dec 22, 2017 Christian Müller
Dec 13, 2017 Susan Craver
Dec 13, 2017 Dan Michaud
Dec 13, 2017 DayLynn McDonald
Dec 12, 2017 Lois Freeman
Dec 10, 2017 (Name not displayed) Please protect the children.
Dec 10, 2017 Erik Bjarnar
Dec 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 9, 2017 Beverly Brzycki
Dec 8, 2017 Paula Keenum
Dec 8, 2017 Julia Gray
Dec 2, 2017 robin karlsson
Nov 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 29, 2017 Kathy Smith
Nov 26, 2017 suzi spoden
Nov 23, 2017 Arleen Barber
Nov 21, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 21, 2017 Terri Lynch
Nov 21, 2017 John Dalla
Nov 19, 2017 Nadia Magistrelli
Nov 14, 2017 christa zausner
Nov 14, 2017 Linda Tabb
Nov 13, 2017 Susan Wagner I expect to know what is in my food other than the food. No more distractions, no more lies, just the facts and the truth.
Nov 13, 2017 Jessie Bourke
Nov 13, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 13, 2017 Dixie Pleska
Nov 12, 2017 MIldred Huffmire
Nov 11, 2017 Adelina Jaudal
Nov 10, 2017 Richard Geiger
Nov 10, 2017 Candice Laurence
Nov 10, 2017 john PIVIROTTO

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