Here’s a new short from Robert Kenner, director of the documentary Food Inc. about food labelling. In the US, you’re still allowed not to say you’re using genetically modified products on the label. Bottom line, we have a right to know what’s in the food we buy.
While we’re on the subject of what goes into what we eat, here’s something else for you, about the feed additive ractopamine, banned in Europe, which is used to bulk up pigs, cows and turkeys.
I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: as consumers, we’re the ones who actually control the market. In the UK, popular outrage about GM changed our labelling practices. So it’s up to us to make things change.
More on this to follow…