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Letter: GMO labels akin to nutrition data

The FDA nutrition label hasn't been updated in

The FDA nutrition label hasn't been updated in 20 years. The proposed changes, right, include more prominently displayed calorie counts. Photo Credit: Food and Drug Admistration

The labels on the foods we eat list calories, fats, vitamins and more ["Taco Bell, Pizza Hut to cut out additives," News, May 27].

It's common sense that labels should also state if food contains a genetically modified organism or not -- even if the Food and Drug Administration says GMOs are safe.

Peter Wojcik, Bay Shore

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