Will Obama deliver on campaign promise of GMO labeling?

| November 19, 2012 |
The stance of the Barack Obama administration on genetically modified foods (GMOs) has been under great scrutiny for many years, and it’s been a rollercoaster ride to be sure. Obama of course famously promised to label genetically modified foods in an emphatic speech on the campaign trail, but that promise has of course not come to fruition. Obama didn’t stop there, however. He actually did a 180 on the issue, making GMO freedom and transparency activists quite upset when he announced appointments of former top Monsanto executives Tom Vilsack and Michael Taylor to two of the highest food system posts in the United States.

The stance of the Barack Obama administration on genetically modified foods (GMOs) has been under great scrutiny for many years, and it’s been a rollercoaster ride to be sure.
Obama of course famously promised to label genetically modified foods in an emphatic speech on the campaign trail, but that promise has of course not come to fruition. Obama didn’t stop there, however.

He actually did a 180 on the issue, making GMO freedom and transparency activists quite upset when he announced appointments of former top Monsanto executives Tom Vilsack and Michael Taylor to two of the highest food system posts in the United States.

View the original article here: Obama Official Comments on Administration’s GMO Labeling Stance