Mother Earth Living

The Good Life

All things Mother Earth Living

Add to My MSN

96 Percent of Americans Believe GMOs Should Be Labeled

3/3/2011 12:00:00 AM

Tags: GMOs, food labels

Robyn Griggs Lawrence thumbnailA whopping 96 percent of Americans believe that genetically modified foods should be labeled, according to a CNBC poll released this week. With a total of 39,053 votes, the poll found that 95.9 percent of respondents said “Yes. It's an ethical issue -- consumers should be informed so they can make a choice.” Only 3.2 percent believe that they’re safe because the U.S. government says so, and 0.9 are not sure.  

The poll attracted a range of interesting comments. “Why mess with nature?” asked one respondent. Declared another: “How dare they play God with our food, endanger our health, our food supply, and then decide it doesn't need labeled!!! It's insane!” “Just say no to GMO!” said another.

Should GMOs be labeled? Leave us a comment and tell us what you think.



Related Content

Take Action to Protect Your Family from GMOs

Concerned about GMOs in your family's food? Take action.

We Need to Talk About Energy Alternatives

Sixty-one percent of Americans say they understand our nation's energy issues, but more than half ha...

Good from the Ground Up? Genetically Engineered and Organic Plants

Efforts to produce power-packed plants may confuse organically minded consumers. Here is some insigh...

What You Need to Know About Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

In celebration of National Non-GMO Month, Nature’s Way releases an infographic to help explain the b...

Content Tools




Post a comment below.

 

MY COMMUNITY
no image
valerykenery
8/29/2014 12:04:10 AM
no image
HarvestRight
8/21/2014 5:22:39 PM
no image
NatureHillsNursery
8/20/2014 10:03:07 AM
no image
NatureHillsNursery
8/20/2014 9:59:22 AM
no image
NatureHillsNursery
8/20/2014 9:30:07 AM
no image
melisastarr
8/19/2014 12:57:22 PM


Subscribe today and save 58%

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living!

Welcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $14.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $19.95.