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e-2416 (Health)

E-petition
Initiated by Veronique Audette from Hamilton, Ontario

Original language of petition: English

Petition to the Government of Canada

Whereas:
  • Genetically modified (GMO, GM or genetically engineered) foods are not labeled in Canada;
  • Polls consistently show that over 80% of Canadians want mandatory labelling of GM foods; and
  • The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer has declared GM Crop herbicides – glyphosate – a “probable human carcinogen”. Its use has increased sharply with the development of genetically modified glyphosate-resistant crop varieties.
We, the undersigned, residents of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to establish mandatory labelling of all genetically modified foods.
Open for signature
March 6, 2020, at 1:46 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature
July 4, 2020, at 1:46 p.m. (EDT)
Photo - Elizabeth May
Saanich—Gulf Islands
Green Party Caucus
British Columbia
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