10 Companies that Support GMO Labeling

By AFKI OriginalPublished: April 28, 2014, 02:01am
theguardian.com theguardian.com

GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are a hot issue, especially when it comes to labeling. So what is a GMO? It is a plant or animal that been genetically altered or modified to increase it’s ability to resist pests, produce more food and grow in non-native environments.  Several companies do this to increase profits.

Many people believed all food with GMOs in it should be labeled as such.  California voters in 2012 rejected Proposition 37, a statute that would have required labeling of genetically engineered food, with some exceptions. It would have banned the practice of labeling genetically engineered food with the word “natural.”Research from the Mayo Clinic shows harmful effects may include antibiotic resistance, decreased nutritional value, increased food allergies and toxicity.

When it comes to large companies, which ones support labeling of food with GMOs? Here are 10 companies that support GMO labeling.

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