By Jenée Desmond-Harris of The Root

The Root spoke with the reggae heir about his campaign against genetically modified food.

ZM: The important question is, do people have a right to know what they’re putting into their bodies?

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley

If the answer is yes, then everything should be clear and transparent. If people don’t have a right to know, then put nothing on it — no calories, no cholesterol, nothing. But I know we have a right, and that right is important to me.

If food is labeled, some people might choose to eat stuff that’s genetically modified. They might decide they love it. But give us a choice. The big thing here is that the people are the lab rats and the guinea pigs.

Read the rest of the interview here.