Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is expected to sign a bill on Thursday mandating the labeling of genetically modified foods. That would make Vermont the first state in the nation to do so, but not the first to try.
Educating people about what these foods are is key, CBS News medical consultant Dr. David Agus said. “It is our right in this country to know what we eat,” he said. “It is our right in this country to know how our food has been made. I can’t see a real problem with labeling. That being said, GMO foods, there’s no data that it’s harmful, and we really need to put the emphasis on educating people, not on hiding it, but on educating people about what it can do.”
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