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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

Jul 20, 2016 Elena Volodina
Jul 20, 2016 Isabela Calin
Jul 19, 2016 Lucille Gherardini
Jul 17, 2016 Marilyn Klaiber
Jul 14, 2016 Sigrid Fellner
Jul 13, 2016 (Name not displayed)
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Jul 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jul 3, 2016 Michael McCurdy
Jul 3, 2016 casey muhs
Jun 30, 2016 Keth Luke
Jun 29, 2016 Lisa Coleman
Jun 29, 2016 Cheryl Pendleton
Jun 13, 2016 Marlane Miller
Jun 12, 2016 Sherry Horne Taylor
Jun 12, 2016 Michael Lisle
Jun 12, 2016 Edna Litten Children should not be used as guinea pigs.
Jun 9, 2016 kellyann morander
Jun 8, 2016 Sarah Vines
Jun 3, 2016 Karen Goddard
Jun 3, 2016 Diana Avery
Jun 3, 2016 Sharon Kavanaugh
Jun 3, 2016 Jill Stewart
Jun 3, 2016 AniMae Chi
May 26, 2016 Nancy Gramann
May 26, 2016 Virginia Kurtz
May 25, 2016 Dawn Mck
May 23, 2016 joy leonard
May 20, 2016 Suzanne Jensen If GMOs have been banned in Europe then why would we want to feed them to our own children who are still growing?
May 19, 2016 Richard Bosboom
May 18, 2016 Carol Schoenberger
May 16, 2016 (Name not displayed)
May 16, 2016 (Name not displayed)
May 16, 2016 Andrea Leininger Please keep food safe for our children!
May 15, 2016 (Name not displayed)
May 15, 2016 Melinda Funk
May 15, 2016 Denise Cronin
May 15, 2016 Bonnielee Josefson
May 15, 2016 Jewel Dawson
May 14, 2016 Vicki Nosal
May 14, 2016 Jane Miller
May 14, 2016 Diane Rein
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May 13, 2016 Samantha Honowitz
May 13, 2016 Sue Ward
May 13, 2016 renata rusca
May 12, 2016 emily ventura buckler
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May 11, 2016 Nancy Ventura
May 11, 2016 C E Moore

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