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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

Sep 3, 2015 Bernice Wise
Sep 3, 2015 Richard Becker
Aug 30, 2015 Roxanne Asel
Aug 30, 2015 Janice Matthews
Aug 26, 2015 Phyllis Dupret
Aug 24, 2015 Janna Johnson
Aug 24, 2015 Marta,Betty,David,Fernando,Joel Anguiano-Volsansky
Aug 24, 2015 Margaret Sober
Aug 22, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 20, 2015 Marie Hood GMO's should be banned altogether.
Aug 20, 2015 Keith Cotham
Aug 20, 2015 Angela Watson
Aug 20, 2015 Anne Raymond
Aug 20, 2015 Luz Fuentes
Aug 19, 2015 Katherine Sherpa
Aug 18, 2015 Lorraine wilson
Aug 17, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 14, 2015 Randall Bong
Aug 10, 2015 Jody Mahnken
Aug 10, 2015 michelle vivianne smith cavallo
Aug 10, 2015 Belinda Davis
Aug 10, 2015 Chelsea Dailey
Aug 10, 2015 Reyna Button
Aug 10, 2015 Jeffrey Bains
Aug 10, 2015 Irina Brenner
Aug 10, 2015 Bev Kohut
Aug 9, 2015 Jessica Skistad
Aug 8, 2015 Kerri Furtado
Aug 7, 2015 lauren hamrick
Aug 7, 2015 Keli Anderson
Aug 5, 2015 Christine MacDonald
Aug 4, 2015 Elizabeth Ashack
Aug 2, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 2, 2015 Judy Moran
Aug 1, 2015 alisha clark roossien
Jul 31, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 31, 2015 Abdullah ibn Musa Islam
Jul 30, 2015 Lorena Songcayawon what is it going to take for your insipid asinine political leadership to finally understand that we do not want GMO's in America period. In fact, like Russia, we them entirely banned from even entering our nation's borders....stop stop stop this poison!
Jul 30, 2015 Laurie Fisher
Jul 22, 2015 DOUG SNYDER
Jul 22, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 18, 2015 Anupama Khare
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Jul 16, 2015 Jonathan Gaarlandt
Jul 16, 2015 Eduardo Spangher
Jul 16, 2015 Valeria Rossi
Jul 7, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 7, 2015 Alice Schewene
Jul 5, 2015 Marci Turner
Jul 5, 2015 Chris Sterry

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