Mon, 04 Feb 2013 05:19 UTC
The opposite opinion is shared by 16% of those polled.
At the same time, the survey shows that almost half of the respondents (45%) believe that GMOs are equally prevalent in Ukrainian-produced and imported products.
However, a third of Ukrainians (28%) say that imported foods contain more GMOs than Ukrainian-made ones, whereas 19% of those polled have the opposite opinion.
According to the survey's findings, less than half of those polled (45%) sometimes read food labels, while 27% do not pay attention to this information. Twenty-five percent respondents say they always read data about the GMO content in foods.
In addition, the lion's share of respondents (71%) acknowledged that the issue of GMOs is relevant to them, while 25% think the subject is irrelevant to them.
Meanwhile, female respondents (74%) pay more attention to GMO content than male ones do (66%).
Almost three-quarters (74%) of those polled claim to know about what GMOs are, while 23% state the opposite.
According to the survey, 80% of Ukrainians believe that GMOs are dangerous to human health, and one in ten (10%) has the opposite opinion.
Eighty percent of those polled say that the GMO content in food is a problem of current importance to the country, while 13% have the opposite opinion.
Comment: Over three years ago, this editor was told by a meat producer that 95% of Ireland's cattle are fed imported GMO soy. The global food supply has been changed, which means that people have been changed. At least the people are aware that GMO is everywhere now, despite the ridiculous pretense upheld by governments which insist that it is not.