USDA OKs Label For Meat Made Without GMO Feed

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture is allowing companies to put a label on meat and liquid egg products that claims they were not made using animals given genetically engineered feed, the agency said Friday.

To use the label, companies must meet a third-party certifier's standards for the use of a diet composed of nongenetically engineered ingredients, according to the USDA. The label is similar to the one approved by the agency for organic products.

The approval of the label comes as state lawmakers across the country...
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