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By Jillian Baumgartner, Contributing Editor

Academy award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow delivers remarks regarding GMO labeling and her opposition to the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, during a press conference August 5, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Nicknamed the DARK Act,(Deny Americans the Right to Know) the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, is a proposal to create a national standard regarding the labeling of genetically engineered organisms (GMOs) being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed, the bill would override state laws that require foods containing GMO ingredients to be labeled.          AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS        (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gwyneth Paltrow is on a mission to prevent GMO’s from entering our homes. We were impressed with her public attempt to “eat clean” on food stamps a few months ago, and now Paltrow is moving forward with her mission to keep our food clean and free of chemicals.

As an advocate of the the “Just Label It!” campaign, Paltrow’s vision is for America’s major food companies to have complete transparency. She and other ambassadors from the “Just Label It!” campaign showed up in Washington, D.C. in August, to lobby against the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. Paltrow is part of the battle to ensure the proper labeling of genetically modified food in attempt to educate families nationwide on what they are ingesting.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow speaks during a news conference to discuss opposition to H.R. 1599 on August 5, 2015 in Washington, DC.  H.R.1599, known as the "Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK)," which would "take away the right of states to label Genetically Modified Organisms, stop the Food and Drug Administration from ever using its authority to craft a national GMO labeling standard, and add to consumer confusion by allowing 'natural' claims on GMO foods." (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images) Paltrow has been very vocal on the issue and  empathizes with the citizens of the United States on a personal level. She is adamant that Americans must be given the opportunity to make appropriate food choices with GMO labeling, and speaks from a mother’s perspective, connecting with families on a level beyond her celebrity.

Creator of the health and lifestyle website, Goop, she is persistent in her beliefs and practices what she preaches–feeding herself and her family a clean, organic, GMO-free diet. Overall, Paltrow’s actions reflect a necessary stride in preventative healthcare. Regardless of Congress’ decision, the word is spreading, and her voice resonates.


Photo Credit: Kris Connor/ PAUL J. RICHARDS/ Getty Images