FDA Urged To Mandate Labels On Genetically Altered Food

Law360, New York (October 4, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT) -- The Center for Food Safety on Tuesday petitioned federal regulators to mandate labeling of all foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, arguing a lack of disclosure misleads customers into buying food that potentially endangers the environment and their health.

Representing a broad coalition of food companies and health, consumer, environmental and farming organizations, the CFS asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to nix a 1992 finding that genetically altered foods did not need special labeling because consumers could not detect through their senses any material...
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