By Mike Barnett
Over 80 percent of Americans support “mandatory labels on food containing DNA.”
So says a recent survey conducted by the Oklahoma State University Department of Agriculture Economics, as reported by The Washington Post. And it’s the same numbers that support labeling of GMO foods.
According to Oklahoma State Economist Jayson Lusk, a government-imposed label on foods containing DNA might look something like this:
WARNING: This product contains deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). The Surgeon General has determined that DNA is linked to a variety of diseases in both humans and animals. In some configurations, it is a risk factor for cancer and heart disease. Pregnant women are at very high risk of passing on DNA to their children.Read More