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Julieanne
10-21-11, 04:50 AM
by Philip Brasher (http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/author/philip-brasher/)
Oct 12, 2011

The Obama administration shows no sign of changing the government’s position on labeling of biotech foods despite a renewed effort by consumer advocacy groups and environmental organizations require manufacturers to disclose the use of genetically engineered ingredients.

Jose Fernandez (http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/132818.htm), the State Department’s assistant secretary for economic, energy and business affairs, said today that such labeling would scare consumers away from those foods. “If you label something there’s an implication there’s something wrong with it,” said Fernandez, speaking on a panel organized by CropLife Internationa (http://www.croplife.org/)l, a group that represents Monsanto, DuPont and other biotech giants.

http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2011/10/12/state-department-biotech-labeling-would-scare-consumers/

bmc65
10-21-11, 07:09 PM
Thanks Julieanne, That link you provided allowed me to leave a comment. I hope everyone leaves one too.

Reesacat
10-21-11, 07:35 PM
Left comment — thank you Julieanne!

mellowsong
10-21-11, 07:50 PM
Done!!!

Reesacat
10-21-11, 08:57 PM
You can post this on your FaceBook page using this link to the Just Label It website (thank you Mellow):
http://justlabelit.org/