We are being confronted with very important questions about the anti-GMO movement and Mr. Ruskin, an anti-GMO activist who operates the website U.S. Right to Know. Are anti-GMOers also anti-vaxxers?2 If not, then why do they take money from anti-vaxxers?
According to numerous news reports, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced in a letter to USDA employees that the department is developing a new type of certification protocol that companies could use to label their products non-GMO.
The New York legislature, like those in other states, is considering mandating labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods. ACSH is firmly against such laws, for reasons we have presented on numerous occasions.
This morning the NY Times editorial board weighed in on the recent ballot initiative in Washington State, which would have required foods to carry labels if they contained any genetically modified ingredients.