The New Trend Of Eating Healthily, Organic And Wholesome Meals

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The new trend of eating healthily, organic and wholesome meals has raised big concerns about what we put into our bodies and how our food is labeled. Recently congress has been voting on food manufactures to disclose genetically modified organisms know as G.M.O on food packaging. Big Food Company’s try to hide the fact that they use many G.M.O ingredients in their foods but consumers want to know what they are consuming. Recently the FDA approved the sale of the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption. The fish is called AquAdvantage Salmon and it can be marketed as Atlantic salmon. There even might be no way for consumers to tell weather the salmon they are eating is genetically engineered. I picked this article because I think it is important to watch what we eat and how can someone know what they are consuming if food manufactures don’t label their food properly.
In The New York Times article, “Are You Eating Frankenfish?” that was released on December 15, 2015 allowed the public to be informed about the on going and new concerns about G.M.O foods. The article talked about how companies are trying to stop lawmakers from passes laws that would allow consumers the right to know whether their food contains genetically modified organisms. The article stated that, “Nine out of 10 Americans want G.M.O. disclosure on food packages, according to a 2013 New York Times poll, just like consumers in 64 other nations. But powerful members of the agriculture and…

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