News Release: Frankenfoods Party at Loblaws

Toronto – (October 28, 2000)

On Saturday, Oct. 28th, 12 noon to 2 p.m., at the Loblaws on Broadview and Danforth, the Gomberg or Mayor campaign will join members of Gene Action to protest Franken Foods, or Genetically Mutated Food (GMO) products sold in our supermarkets.

“We’re outraged that not only are up to 70% of food products in Loblaws contaminated with GMO’s, but Loblaws is actively discouraging labelling of all products by refusing to carry products that are voluntarily labeled as GMO-free” says Larch Juckes Maxey from Gene Action.

“Consumers should have a choice. They shouldn’t have genetically mutated foods unknowingly shoved down their throats. Toronto should join the cities of Minneapolis, Boston and San Francisco in calling for the labeling of all genetically mutated foods” says Gomberg.