Consumer Groups Back Labels On Bioengineered Foods

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 4:08 PM EST) -- The Consumer Federation of America on Wednesday backed a petition asking federal regulators to require the labeling of all foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, arguing that this disclosure was supported by consumer interest and similar actions in other countries.

In an open letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the association of nearly 300 nonprofit consumer organizations urged the agency to act favorably on an Oct. 4 petition filed by the Center for Food Safety, which requested the abolishment of a 1992 finding that...
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