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GMO labelling in the US

Comment: Why USDA action on GMOs could block mandatory labelling

Comment: Why USDA action on GMOs could block mandatory labelling

The labelling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products is a massive hot potato in the US. Not least because states like Vermont are attempting to push through mandatory labelling – something staunchly opposed by much of the food industry. The USDA entered the fray when it revealed the development of a certification and labelling scheme for GMOs under its existing Process Verified Program. Could this help stave off compulsory labels?

Industry launches fresh appeal over Vermont’s GMO labels

Organisations representing the food sector have launched a fresh appeal against Vermont state legislation requiring the labelling of genetically modified organisms on food products. The Grocery Manufacturers Association, together with…