29th August 2016
Guest writer for Wake Up World
You probably want to know what’s actually in what you’re eating, right? Of course you do. That’s probably why you read the ingredients label. But even if you’re making responsible choices, there still might be more to that meal than you realize. There’s a movement that’s trying to keep you in the dark about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), not to mention a host of other nasties in your food. For that reason, you’ll want to stick around while I tell you six things that you should really know about GMOs.
1. Big Money is Being Spent to Ensure You Stay Uninformed
Giant corporations like Dupont and Monsanto have spent millions of dollars thwart labeling campaigns that would list genetically-modified ingredients. In Colorado, for example, these two giants outspent supporters of GMO labeling by 22-1. These labeling movements are all part of the ‘Right to Know’ campaigns, but apparently manufacturers don’t feel Americans need to know what’s in their food.