Co-op group supports labeling GMO products

The National Cooperative Grocers Association, which represents 134 co-ops in 36 states, says it expects to raise $75,000 in October for the "Just Label It" campaign to support labeling products that contain genetically modified organisms and to raise consumer awareness on the issue. "Food co-ops exist to serve their members, and the message nationwide from co-op shoppers has been and continues to be clear: Shoppers want to know if foods contain GMOs," association CEO Robynn Shrader said. "Whether they choose to buy GMO foods or not, consumers have the right to make informed choices about what they eat."

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