Congressman Rodney Davis is calling on Illinois farmers to be a voice of education when it comes to informing the public about Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs.
The Congressman says this is an issue not a lot of people are well informed on and credits Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack for his diligence in educating national lawmakers.
Congressman Davis is calling on farmers to be educators of the public when it comes to GMO labeling and explaining if it weren't for GMOs, the amount of food that is produced would be significantly less.
Congressman Davis says GMO labeling is just one of many issues facing Illinois farmers he talks with. He indicates their biggest concern right now is the regulations in place by the Environmental Protection Agency.