Greenpeace will deliver a one million signature petition to the European Commission Thursday calling for the labeling of animal products from animals fed genetically engineered feed.
The petition claims to demonstrate the growing consumer opposition in the EU to GM foods.
"The petition sends a strong message to industry about the benefits of staying GM-free," says Louise Sales, Genetic Engineering Campaigner with Greenpeace.
"GM farmers would suffer increased financial risk, including potential liability and lost market access," Sales says. "Farmers have nothing to gain by adopting this technology and everything to lose."
Source: Rural Press