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Several recent polls have come to a resounding conclusion: the vast majority of consumers want GM foods labeled.
In The New York Times blog results, 83% say they are bothered by the presence of GMOs in food; 85% would like to see stricter regulations; and 89% want to see GMO foods labeled.
In Facebook and Twitter polls, 82% and 85% of respondents would choose not to buy food containing GMOs if they were labeled as such.
An MSNBC poll collected a total of 40,835 votes to the question, "Should GMO foods be labeled?" Of those, 95.9% (39,171 votes) said yes, it's an ethical issue and consumers should be informed so they can make a choice. Only 3.2% (1,322 votes) said no, the US government says they are safe and that's good enough for me.
Huge Majority Wants GM Food Labeling
Huge majority wants GM food labeling, polls show
By Ken Roseboro, ed.
The Organic and Non-GMO Report, April 2011
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