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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
No, we have selectively bred crops for thousands of years and labeling just adds an unfounded stigma to the science
Yes, I trust the science of responsible food engineering but I don’t trust the motives of the food companies selling them
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jul 12, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Currently, GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) foods in the United States are not classified differently by the FDA and do not require labeling. Although no reports of ill effects from GMO foods have been documented, advocacy groups such as Greenpeace and the Organic Consumers Association argue that past studies cannot be trusted because they were sponsored by pro-GMO companies and do not measure the long-term effects on humans, the environment, and nature. Opponents argue that labeling adds an unfounded stigma over organic foods and that if a nutritional or allergenic difference were found, current FDA regulations would already require a label. See recent GMO foods news
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GMO's- Do some research! GMO's aren't typically bad. Insulin that diabetics inject themselves with, is a GMO. It's a genetically modified organism. Modifying organisms goes all the way back to Egyptian times. Tomatoes are genetically... 1 year ago from a Republican in Centerville, UT
Pretty much all food produced today is genetically modified. We used to do it through selective breeding, now there are other ways of modifying our food. Oversight is obviously required for all food production, but as long as it does not present a public... 1 year ago from a Democrat in Noblesville, IN
The anti-GMO advocates are paranoid. Popular Mechanics magazine points out the about 70% or more of our processed foods are GMO's and have been for decades. There are so many thoroughly false rumors about GMOs, and people believe them. I lived on... 1 year ago from a Republican in Santa Clarita, CA
Frankenstein food should be outlawed. How many gov. Officials have been purchased by the Evil of Monsanto?. 1 year ago from a Republican in Dallas, TX
Yes, With Genetically Modifies Foods comes the ability to prevent a new plague from eliminating that food. 1 year ago from a Democrat in Fresno, CA
It's too late. How long have we that are over 50 been exposed? the effects are already in process. So, I think the point is mute now. 1 year ago from a Constitution in Lake Magdalene, FL