People know little about GMOs but want food labeled
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“After years of fierce debate involving scientists, food manufacturers, farmers and environmental groups, Congress has passed a bill that would make it mandatory to inform consumers about the GMOs — or genetically modified organisms — in their food. The bill would require food companies to disclose whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients, whether in the form of a label or a scannable QR code on the packaging. Reports suggest that President Obama is expected to sign it.”
The phone survey of 1,008 U.S. adults was conducted May 17-21 by SSRS, a research firm. The margin of error was ±3.75 percentage points. For more on the data and methodology, see the Appendix.