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The term "genetically modified organism" (GMO) may not be one that exists in most people's everyday lexicons — but it is one that needs exposure, because GMOs are found in many products we buy today.

GMOs are foods whose chemical structures have been modified, and can introduce new allergens into food as well as contribute to antibiotic resistance. In fact, GMOs can be found in many of the foods and products we give to our children these days. Infant formula, baby bottles, baby foods — these are all products that are made for children, who by definition also happen to have highly susceptible immune systems.

Until GMOs are proven safe, they shouldn't be used in ANY of our products, especially those widely used by young children. Tell the FDA to stop allowing the use of these products until it has proven them safe for human consumption.

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Dear FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg:

Children consume many products that may be genetically engineered. Because the FDA hasn't required an regulatory testing on GMOs, companies use them in their products without acknowledgement to the harm they actually may cause.

The problem with GMOs is that they are products whose chemical structures have been altered, and there has been no evidence proving that these modified substances are safe for human consumption. Because the chemical make-up is genetically engineered, products can cause unforeseen allergies and resistance to certain antibiotics.

Children are much more sensitive to toxins than are adults, which is why it's completely counter-intuitive to provide them with products that haven't been approved by the FDA.

For the health of our children, please don't continue to ignore this important issue.

Petition Signatures

Feb 24, 2017 Robin Gregory
Feb 24, 2017 Mary Lannon
Feb 24, 2017 Janet Coleman
Feb 11, 2017 Bożena Staniszewska
Feb 10, 2017 Stacey Govito
Feb 10, 2017 Victoria Meliodon
Feb 10, 2017 Lasha Wells
Feb 8, 2017 Susan Ellis
Feb 6, 2017 Linda Anderson
Feb 3, 2017 Michael Howley
Jan 31, 2017 John Chambers
Jan 31, 2017 Lorraine Patterson There is already much evidence that GMOs are harmful to living organisms. They have no place in our food supply.
Jan 31, 2017 Deborah Brown GMOs should be labeled so we can tell what we are eating and feeding our children. Write to Trump along with the FDA.
Jan 31, 2017 (Name not displayed) We and our children deserve pure foods. GMO's are not natural and should not be in our food.
Jan 31, 2017 Susan Rubin
Jan 31, 2017 Sharon Engberg ANYTHING that is genetically engineered SHOULD NOT in our food. There is no proof that GMOs do not or will not harm us.
Jan 31, 2017 Patricia Loverink
Jan 31, 2017 Debra Davidson I'm extremely sensitive to chemicals. I'm sure there are tons of people like me out there. I personally do not want to eat GMO food ever!!!!!. I only want to eat real food, not fake food!!!!!
Jan 31, 2017 Debbie Kane
Jan 31, 2017 Ian Meyer
Jan 31, 2017 Joyce Haskins
Jan 31, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jan 31, 2017 Elizabeth Scherbak
Jan 31, 2017 Jackie Tryggeseth
Jan 31, 2017 Cindy Zamorski
Jan 31, 2017 S Sabo It is wrong to genetically alter food. It changes the DNA of every cell and causes the cells to mutate and cause all kinds of health issues.
Jan 31, 2017 Karen West
Jan 31, 2017 Jennie deBeausset
Jan 31, 2017 Marta Sherbring
Jan 31, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jan 31, 2017 Patricia Poole
Jan 31, 2017 Cindy Crawford
Jan 31, 2017 Merina Halingten
Jan 31, 2017 Patricia Wirth-Nugent
Jan 31, 2017 Jo Cairns
Jan 31, 2017 Maritza Montero
Jan 31, 2017 Kathryn Tarpey
Jan 31, 2017 Theresa Crovello
Jan 31, 2017 Henriette Matthijssen No living being should be consuming GMO's. There was nothing wrong with our food before they introduced this GMO into our food crops.
Jan 31, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jan 31, 2017 Pj Boyce
Jan 31, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jan 31, 2017 Patricia Fellenbaum
Jan 31, 2017 Jen Kumar
Jan 31, 2017 Joan Borstell
Jan 31, 2017 Susan Walsh
Jan 31, 2017 Alysa Waring
Jan 31, 2017 Misti Manns
Jan 31, 2017 Vicki Butler
Jan 31, 2017 JM Aurnague

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