As an American who regularly visits the UK to enjoy the simple pleasures of eating in pubs where they know where their meat is sourced and their vegetables are grown. I love the fact that many of your butchers take pride in the fantastic quality of their meat. Even your supermarkets, the best of them at any rate, pay attention to welfare standards and sustainability.
It’s not the same in the United States where quality butchers are scarcer than hen’s teeth. And in the US most animals are raised in heartbreaking feed-lots and never graze on lush pastures.
Here’s the latest piece of trickery by Big Food. To get around consumer demands for labelling of GMO’s QR Secretary Vilsack, the Grocery Manuacturers Association and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have come up with a neat fudge by proposing labelling of GMO’s is tucked away in a QR barcode. Why not go the whole hog and label our food in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics you guys?
The Organic Consumer's Association States: "We first wrote about U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s Big Idea for GMO labeling nearly a year ago. Then, the subject surfaced again, as Hershey's announced plans to use QR codes, and the Grocery Manufacturers Association launched its Big QR Code Plan.
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