The fight over genetically engineered foods has been heading towards the ballot box. California will become first state to label GMOs in United States. US regulators have declared GMO foods safe. An estimated 70 percent to 80 percent of processed foods sold in supermarkets could be affected, industry experts said, along with a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. "People are interested in knowing what's in their food," said Grant Lundberg, a Sacramento Valley organic rice grower who's helping spearhead Proposition 37. Genetically modified fresh fruits and vegetables, including Hawaiian papayas, sweet corn, zucchini and yellow squash are now widely sold. The FDA's labeling policy has remained essentially unchanged since 1992. So, now it's time to have a change in labeling policies and people are coming to realize the harmful effects of GMOs.
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