The Genetically Modified Ingredient

2014 Power 50 Associations/Government/Public Sphere: No. 7

Bill Gates extols its benefits. A handful of U.S. counties ban its cultivation. And industry stakeholders are starkly divided on whether to label foods containing it.

It’s the genetically modified ingredient — the source of the most polarizing debate in the food retail industry.

Americans have been consuming foods produced through biotechnology since 1996, but awareness of their existence in our food supply has only recently gained momentum as state-based labeling initiati

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