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Harm from consuming genetically modified foods is well down our list of human health concerns. Hard evidence that eating foods whose genes have been manipulated to confer some benefit to farmers, consumers and most of all chemical companies like Monsanto, does not yet exist. But Rep. Maureen Mann, the Deerfield Democrat who sponsored House Bill 660, requiring the labeling of food sold in New Hampshire, got it exactly right when she said, “The bottom line is people have a right to know what they are putting in their bodies.” Lawmakers should pass the bill.
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