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just label it

Posted: November 15 2011

Just Label It.org, a campaign for food labeling.
But also a good place to get the latest data on contamination and gmo situations.
Just down in New Mexico, I met some campaigners working on the GMO chile pepper issue. SACRED PLANT!
From JustLabelIt.org:
A recent study shows that 93% of Americans support mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Yet for 20 years we have been denied that right. While our reasons for wanting to know what’s in our food may vary, what unifies many of us is the belief that it’s our right to know. Without labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, we cannot make informed choices about the food we eat. The Just Label It: We Have a Right to Know campaign was created to advocate for the labeling of GE foods.
A legal petition calling for the mandatory labeling of GE foods, written by attorneys at the Center for Food Safety,  was submitted in September to the FDA. It was created on the premise that people have a right to know what is in their food, and to give consumers not only a voice, but a choice in how they can take action.  The FDA will take public comments on the petition. The FDA carefully considers official comments from the public when drawing upon a final ruling.
Hundreds of partner organizations representing the healthcare community, consumer advocates, farmers, concerned parents, environmentalists, food and farming organizations, businesses, the faith-based community, and many more concerned with protecting the consumer’s right to know have joined together in support of the FDA petition and the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.
We hope to raise awareness of this issue, drive consumers to submit comments to the FDA and let Washington know that Americans want labeling of genetically engineered foods.

Let’s flood the FDA with comments so they know that the public wants labeling of GE foods! Take action here.
red hook, new york