Activists have been pushing for labeling laws citing potential health issues and lack of peer-reviewed studies deeming GE products as safe.
GE proponents, on the other hand, assert that in order to feed the world, these products are a necessary component.
As activists have been slowly making headway in educating the general public on their concerns, states have begun to pass legislation mandating labeling for all food items containing GE or GMO material. (The most recent wins for activists have occurred in Connecticut in Maine).
With bills in both the Florida House and Senate, Food & Water Watch and GMO Free Florida are calling for a statewide day of action next Thursday.More »