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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

Mar 16, 2018 Helen Smylie
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Mar 7, 2018 Brenda Choi
Mar 7, 2018 KAY M
Mar 7, 2018 Rose Leidolph
Mar 7, 2018 r van strien
Mar 7, 2018 Heidi Wollum
Mar 7, 2018 Sandra Cobb
Mar 2, 2018 Mary Smith
Feb 28, 2018 Kathleen Pelletier
Feb 28, 2018 Johanna Atwood
Feb 27, 2018 Jeffrey Gross I am signing this petition even though I know I am wasting my time because in my opinion, the FDA is completely controlled by the corporations who sell the GMO seeds.
Feb 26, 2018 renay lawrence
Feb 26, 2018 Demetria Stephens
Feb 26, 2018 Joan Glasser
Feb 21, 2018 Linda Pappert
Feb 21, 2018 Stacey Lopez
Feb 17, 2018 Rosemary Rannes
Feb 17, 2018 Harold and Georgi Mortensen
Feb 9, 2018 Bridgette Smith
Feb 6, 2018 Paul Statman
Feb 6, 2018 Donna Bridges Bozeman
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Jan 28, 2018 Margaret Fitch
Jan 22, 2018 Reid Larimore
Jan 22, 2018 Autumn Wilson
Jan 22, 2018 Kathy Jones
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Jan 22, 2018 Marion Weston
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
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Jan 12, 2018 H. M. Sustaita
Jan 5, 2018 Cindy Ray
Jan 5, 2018 Judith Mayhew
Jan 1, 2018 marianne cresci

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