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11 Million Dollars Cannot Defeat GMO Measure

Experimental Technology Initially Created GMOs Genetically modified organisms are responsible for unnatural ingredients in foods that we eat. Evidence exists showing GMOs developing some serious illnesses and diseases in the human body. Major companies used extreme measures to block legislation that would divulge GMO practices. When GMOs were introduced, people reported toxic effects after consuming them because they were unnaturally created by placing genes from one species into DNA of another species. (Harris 100-101) GMOs are derived from experimental technology that creates unstable combinations of crops, animals, bacterial, and viral genes, that can't occur in nature like Vitamins, High-Fructose Corn Syrup, Xanthan Gum, Lactic Acid, Vitamin C, Amino Acids, Molasses, and more. (Leake 28-29) When foods inside a grocery store or supermarket are not labeled with non-GMO, then most likely they will have GMOs listed within its nutritional label. Government Measure to Disclose GMOs

Beat Racism in Food

Difference in Supermarkets Karen Washington (Won the James Beard Foundation Leadership Award and invited to the Obama White House) is a food justice activist who worked as a physical therapist and saw people of color suffering from diabetes, hypertension, and obesity (Brones). She noticed her white friends' neighborhoods had different supermarkets than her local supermarkets where the food was not as fresh in particular (Brones).  Indigenous, Blacks, and Hispanics in Poor Health  Factual research conducted by the U.S Department of Agriculture highlighted indigenous and black people living in poor and rural areas have limited access to full-service grocery stores which strongly suggests why the poor health of these two races are at higher rates when compared to whites (Feller). The Center for Disease Control reported from 2017 - 2020, obesity and diabetes were much more prevalent in Hispanics and blacks than whites (CDC). Most likely the limited access to fresh foods, lack of income