Leaked! Food Lobby Threatens to Sue Any State that Tries to Label GMOs
Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton
Apparently GMOs are so awesome and wonderful, the companies that sell them are doing everything they can to keep people from knowing it.
The Organic Consumers Association is reporting that the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association — the mega lobby group that represents 300+ companies and much more than just grocery stores — is using a leaked talking points memo to basically misinform and intimidate our legislators with threats of lawsuits should they even attempt to back a GMO labeling law in their state.
This is the same organization that is petitioning to allow GMOs to be considered “natural” on food packaging, and the same group that is trying to get a weak voluntary federal law passed to preempt the adoption of any meaningful labeling legislation at the state level.
Oh, Politico quoted their top lobbyist as saying the reason these companies have already spent over $70 million to fight state labeling is because telling you GMO is in your food would “misinform” you — apparently labeling genetically modified foods is equal to “implying that there is something wrong with the product.”
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