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Activists lobbying Safeway to label GE foods

Safeway announced to its shoppers in a Facebook post last night that its O Organics products, which are certified USDA Organic, do not contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms), adding that the company “fully supports the voluntary labeling of products that are GMO-free” and that it has “not made contributions to defeat any GMO-labeling initiatives.”

However, many shoppers responded to the post with comments criticizing the company for not supporting mandatory GMO labeling of all products and for its membership in the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which last year helped defeat a California bill, Proposition 37, which would have required labeling of food containing GMOs.

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