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Taking Sides: Mandatory GMO labeling

Taking Sides: Mandatory GMO labeling

Q:  Would mandatory disclosure of GM ingredients be positive for the industry? About 70% of processed foods contain at least one ingredient derived from genetically modified crops, according to reports.  Whether these foods should be labeled as such is the source of growing debate. Voters in California and Washington state voted  down measures to mandate GMO disclosure. But state legislatures in Connecticut and Maine passed labeling laws  that won’t take effect until other states take the lead. Next up is an Oregon ballot initiative this November.

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