Ethical Eating

GMO Experts Jeffrey Smith and Panel of Experts Coming to South Florida for Panel Discussions

Over the past couple years the debate on genetically modified organisms (GMO) or genetically engineered (GE) in food has become the hot topic amongst those into the politics of food.

While proponents of the technology claim the products are perfectly safe, and are, in fact, needed to feed the world, activists claim that labeling is necessary, because there is not sufficient testing to prove GMOs are safe to consume -- several studies have indicated more harm has been done by GMOs than good.

With bills mandatory labeling bills for GMO foods moving forward in the Florida legislature, GMO Free Florida has been working to bring experts in the field down to South Florida for panel discussions of the political issues and potential dangers of GMOs.

National figures Jeffrey Smith with the Institute for Responsible Technology and Dr. Michael Hansen of Consumers Union will be speaking to South Floridians later this month.

See Also: Representative Michelle Rehwinkle Vasilinda Files GMO Labeling Bill in the Florida House

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