Dr. Oz Episode to Discuss GM Labeling Bill
On Thursday, September 24, The Dr. Oz Show is scheduled to air an episode titled "The Food Fight of the Year; GMO Labeling." In it, Dr. Oz will discuss the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, dubbed the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act by opponents, currently being debated in Congress, along with recent decisions by some companies to offer GMO-free products.
The ENGAGE Resource Center provides a platform for those in agriculture and the food industry to actively respond to issues or misinformation in the media, or online. Through this program, those in the industry serve as a “voice of reason” for situations that call for those involved in today's food system to “set the record straight” through immediate and thorough response.
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