Due to the possibly harmful effects of genetically modified organisms (GMO), food products need to be labeled if they contain GMO's. This would allow consumers to make an informed decision based upon the given information.
LABELING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMO)
Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner Eric Lauritzen
Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross
Food producers need to label their products if they contain genetically modified organisms (GMO) to inform consumers. Since GMO's have potentially detrimental effects on consumer's health, it is vital for people to know what they are really allowing in their body.