City Council takes stand on GMOs


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Albuquerque City Council is taking a stand on the issue of genetically modified organisms.

The issue became a topic of debate in their last meeting.

They voted 8-0 in favor of a memorial supporting the mandatory labeling of all genetically engineered foods.

This doesn’t mean any new laws will be going into effect just yet, but changes could be coming

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration supports only voluntary labeling, according to its website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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