It doesn't make much sense that companies like Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences campaigned so heavily against labeling GMOs with one of the reasons being the expense of labeling GMOs when they spent over $20 million in Oregon, $27 million in Colorado and $8 million in Hawaii to defeat the proposed legislature!
In 2011 Congress passed and President Obama signed the Food Safety and Modernization Act requiring mandatory testing of our food. This was the first update to safety standards in 80 years! Earlier this year the White House Office of Management and Budgets stripped all the wording from this bill making testing voluntary! Does this reflect a concern for our health and safety through prevention of food-borne illnesses and deaths?
Did you know that over 50 countries now require labeling of Genetically Modified (GMO) foods yet the United States is not one of those countries? I won't go into details now about how other countries do not let big companies like Monsanto control the health of the population, but you can read one of my … Continue reading Do You Know What You Are Eating?