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Everyone has a right to know about the food they eat and feed their families, but under current FDA regulations, U.S. citizens are denied that right when it comes to genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

The number and variety of GMO foods reaching grocery shelves is accelerating without proper regulation or human health testing, and most disconcertingly, without comprehensive labeling. The safety of GMOs for human consumption has not been adequately examined. Studies by the National Academy of Sciences have shown that genetically engineered plants have real potential to introduce new allergens and toxins into our food supply.

Sixty-four other countries have labeling requirements in place to enable consumers to make informed, healthy decisions about their food selection, including fifteen European countries, Russia, Japan, China, Australia, and New Zealand.

Tell the FDA it’s time for the United States to join the rest of the modern world and mandate clear labeling of all foods containing GMOs.

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Dear Dr. Margaret Ann Hamburg:

As the current commissioner of the Federal Food and Drug Administration, you are in a unique position to make healthy history. The failure of the U.S. to join the rest of the world in labeling GMOs is shameful and ultimately unjust.

There have been no complete epidemiological studies on the possible impact of GMOs, but there is research that suggests unsettling developments, such as insecticides for genetically modified corn showing up in human bloodstreams. There is also reason to believe that GMOs have had a role in the increase in childhood allergies.

As evidence mounts about the dangers of genetically modified foods, consumer outrage has grown proportionately. Until we know without a doubt that GE crops are safe to eat, we should have a choice about whether we want to eat them. Please pass regulations to clearly label all foods containing GMOs.

Petition Signatures

Oct 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
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Oct 19, 2014 Zoe Davis
Oct 19, 2014 Sylvia Jean Armstrong We have a right to know what is put in our food and which ones have additives and GMO!!!
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Oct 19, 2014 paula grobe
Oct 19, 2014 Darren Zettler
Oct 19, 2014 Rebecca LeMesnager Thank you for this opportunity
Oct 19, 2014 lisa muilenburg I don't understand why this is an issue and not just done already........we have a right to know exactly what we are putting into our bodies!!!!!
Oct 19, 2014 Jacqueline Pereira
Oct 19, 2014 Carrie Coulter
Oct 19, 2014 Cherie' west
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Oct 16, 2014 donielle joslyn
Oct 16, 2014 Karen Scrivner
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Oct 16, 2014 Gina Freitas
Oct 16, 2014 Jobette Elkins
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Oct 11, 2014 Donald Martin
Oct 11, 2014 Constance A. Stinson
Oct 10, 2014 Rev. Dr. LG McDuffie
Oct 9, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 9, 2014 Linda Wheeldon
Oct 8, 2014 mieke wilms
Oct 5, 2014 Suzanne Haux
Oct 4, 2014 Joey Stevenson
Oct 1, 2014 Shallamar Marchione
Oct 1, 2014 michelle ng
Sep 30, 2014 Tonje Olsen
Sep 29, 2014 Simone Dail
Sep 29, 2014 Nicole Murray
Sep 28, 2014 Donna Casas
Sep 27, 2014 Elsie Martinez
Sep 26, 2014 Frieda Robinson
Sep 26, 2014 Jules JAIN
Sep 26, 2014 Kelly Casey
Sep 26, 2014 Janie Eager
Sep 25, 2014 Sharon Sutton
Sep 25, 2014 Tammy Boykin
Sep 25, 2014 Sabrina Simington
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Sep 25, 2014 maureen oshea
Sep 25, 2014 Gracie Winters
Sep 25, 2014 Pia Lundqvist
Sep 25, 2014 davean figueroa
Sep 21, 2014 Lauren Haworth

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