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To: neverdem

If GMO crops are so wonderful, they should be proud to label them as GMO. I continue to be amazed that so-called conservatives could support a position that allows producers to withhold information from consumers.

Ask no questions. They’ll tell you all you need to know.


6 posted on 02/25/2013 7:28:25 PM PST by Will88
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To: Will88
If GMO crops are so wonderful, they should be proud to label them as GMO.

As a conservative, you want to force manufacturers to add additional labeling to their foods to address a problem that doesn’t even exist? Nothing like a good conservative to come up with a costly solution that is wholly disproportionate to a nonexistent problem. But here you are....

If GMO foods are so dangerous to your health, as you appear to believe they are, why not allow companies to voluntarily label their foods as "non-genetically engineered" in an effort to market their products to the scientific illiterate consumers who want to avoid GMO foods? Oh, we already do? Um, never mind.

If there are lots of scared people like you out there, then these hordes should be storming the shelves for products with exactly this labeling. Maybe you see it. I don't. In the meantime, most everything you eat has been genetically modified in some way over time, yet here we are living longer and healthier lives than at any other time in history. Go figure.

I'm surprised that you're not up in arms that food manufacturers aren't required to provide you with sustainability information, and proof that they pay their workers, in whatever country they may be located, a living wage. How can so-called conservatives support a position that allows these evil providers to withhold such important information from consumers? It's a real horror, I tell ya.

12 posted on 02/25/2013 8:17:34 PM PST by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: Will88

It isn’t a mystery or rocket science champ. There are very few GM crops out there and they have gained huge market share because farmers like them. So anything with corn, soy or sugar from beets is likely to be GM.

More people have died from herbal supplements than have ever been harmed eating GM food.


17 posted on 02/25/2013 9:20:53 PM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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