GMO products need label
RE: GMO labels? Why this farmer takes it personally (June 12)
I read the article by farmer Andrew Campbell and would like to address my concerns about his column. Mr. Campbell claims farmers who label product as Non GMO are making some sort of superiority claim.
It is my understanding that those farmers have to provide sufficient proof that their product is clean, pay a great deal of money for the right to make the claim and charge much more than GMO laced products in order to make a small profit. They are forced to work harder to keep their crops from infestation and drought and currently have a much smaller market than Mr. Campbell’s product.
I am proud of the fact Mr. Campbell dedicates his life to producing food to feed us, but me choosing to purchase products not produced or manipulated by chemicals should be my choice and is not a statement of superiority.
If Mr. Campbell feels so confident in his trust of chemical companies, then I challenge him to label his food GMO Modified and let the consumer decide which they choose to eat. Don Holland, Hamilton