Big food companies volunteer GMO info

Big food companies volunteer GMO info

“Campbell’s was the first to make its commitment and then Mars and a number of others that we believe have done the right thing by getting out in front, because at the end of the day consumers want simple at-a-glance disclosure.” — Gary Hirshberg, Just Label It

Although compliance with the national GMO labeling law is still two to three years away, a handful of big food companies are moving to act in advance of the requirement that GMOs be disclosed on packaging via messaging, a symbol or QR code, with voluntary efforts to label GMOs today.

“A number of food companies had already complied with the Vermont [GMO labeling] law,” explained Gary Hirshberg, chairman of Stoneyfield Farm and Just Label It, which advocates GMO disclosure. “Camp

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