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  •  When you say, "don't have to label", I assume (2+ / 0-)
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    Catte Nappe, Roadbed Guy

    you're talking about the food when sold to the consumer.

    Are you actually suggesting that farmers don't know what type of seeds they are planting?  That is what your comment seems to suggest.

    •  I haven't bought seeds in a long time (0+ / 0-)

      So I don't know if a farmer or amateur gardener would know that their seeds are GMOs?  

      •  I'm not a farmer, so I can't say with certainty, (0+ / 0-)

        but I would be amazed if Monsanto does not brand their seeds on the packaging, and identify GMOs.  I would also be very surprised if farmers do not know what they are planting in their fields.

        Where they can run into trouble, is that the spread of seeds can't be completely controlled (spread by wind, animals, etc.), so they can have GMO plants spread to their fields without being aware of it.

        I have previously only seen the labeling issue brought up regarding the food sold to consumers.  That being said, I have no problem with food being identified as GMO, as I believe that it is far better to have an informed consumer.

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