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

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