Hats Off to Campbell Soup

Did you know that Campbell Soup Company, an American institution for a century and a half, just became the first major food company to support the mandatory labeling of genetically modified ingredients? Campbell’s also announced its support for the enactment of federal legislation to establish a single mandatory labeling standard fcampbell 225x150 Hats Off to Campbell Soupor foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

“Campbell has been engaged in the conversation about GMO labeling for several years and has taken action to provide consumers with more information about how its products are made, including the presence of GMOs, through efforts like its website www.whatsinmyfood.com,” reports the company. “With 92 percent of Americans supporting the labeling of GMO foods, Campbell believes now is the time for the federal government to act quickly to implement a federal solution.”

This is a major victory for Americans’ right to know what’s in our food. The non-profits Environmental Working Group and Just Label It teamed up to convince Campbell to do the right thing. They want your help in thanking Campbell’s for its leadership on the GMO labelling issue, so please take a minute to express your gratitude