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Tell Congress to Pass the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act

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About the Petition

Every American has a right to know what's in our food — including if it contains genetically engineered ingredients.

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has introduced S. 809, the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, a bill that would do what more than 90 percent of Americans want: require foods with genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled.

Let Congress know today that you want them to support this critical legislation.

To: Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Maria Cantwell, Sen. Mark Udall, Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Sen. Tom Udall, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Patty Murray, Sen. Jack Reed, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Sen. Barbara Mikulski

As a supporter of Environmental Working Group, I am writing you today to ask that you support S. 809, the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act. I believe I have the right to know what I am eating.

More than 90 percent of Americans support efforts to label genetically engineered foods. Japan, Australia, the European Union and China already require labeling of genetically engineered foods.

Genetically engineered foods are becoming more widespread in American food. More than 70 percent of processed foods in our grocery stores contain genetically engineered ingredients.

That's why I am sure I should have the right to know — and choose for myself — what foods I eat and offer my family.

Thank you for supporting the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act!

 

Supporters

  • 20097
    Paula Villalobos
    USAF Academy, CO
    8 months ago
  • 20096
    Veronica Gaines Lilly
    Jacksonville, NC
    8 months ago
  • 20095
    Catherine Hart
    Mount Airy, MD
    8 months ago
  • 20094
    Sunette Rossouw
    South Africa
    8 months ago
  • 20093
    Jeannie Pascuzzi
    Orange, CA
    8 months ago
  • 20092
    Peter Kies
    Escondido, CA
    8 months ago
  • 20091
    Kathleen Tomlinson
    Overland Park, KS
    8 months ago
  • 20090
    Nancy Byers
    Berkeley, CA
    8 months ago
  • 20089
    Zachary Julian
    Coos Bay, OR
    8 months ago
  • 20088
    Louise Skaare
    Williston, ND
    8 months ago
  • 20087
    Renee Knickerbocker
    Schenectady, NY
    8 months ago
  • 20086
    Erica Munn
    Los Angeles, CA
    8 months ago
  • 20085
    Nichole Dugas
    Little Elm, TX
    8 months ago
  • 20084
    Colettr Fraley
    Dewitt, MI
    8 months ago

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