NEW GMO REGS LET STORES SET POLICIES

WASHINGTON -- The Clinton Administration's announcement extending federal oversight of genetically modified foods sets new standards for gene-altered ingredients, but stops short of mandating labels for products that contain them. In essence, the current situation leaves the door open for retailers to set their own policies, and some operators aren't waiting.Genuardi's Family Markets, Norristown,

WASHINGTON -- The Clinton Administration's announcement extending federal oversight of genetically modified foods sets new standards for gene-altered ingredients, but stops short of mandating labels for products that contain them. In essence, the current situation leaves the door open for retailers to set their own policies, and some operators aren't waiting.

Genuardi's Family Markets, Norristown, Pa., has become the latest supermarket chain to proactively address the issue by advocat

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