The Pennsylvania House Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs held a meeting Monday to discuss the issue of genetically engineered food. This is the first move forward for legislation label GMOs. Genetic engineering is a technique that is often used to improve crops by combining organisms to make them able to withstand herbicide and produce an insecticide. A large number of scientists agree that GMOs are safe and the technology used to create them is also safe. Legislation to Label GMOs has already passed in Vermont, Connecticut and Maine.
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