CANADA: Canadian Committee recommends voluntary GM food labelling
The Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee ( CBAC ) has issued an Interim Report on Improving the Regulation of Genetically Modified Foods and Other Novel Foods in Canada. The report recommends the voluntary labelling of GM foods, on the basis that while Canadian want easy access to reliable and complete information regarding foods, the absence of a systematic and reliable standard for labelling GM foods prevents the verification of claims such as "GM free".
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