Adding Imaginary Value to Food Labels

In a recent AP-GfK poll, 66% of Americans want food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to be labelled as such. Only 7% oppose the labeling. Plant and animal breeding that selects some attributes and suppresses others has been in use for about 14,000 years. Intentional alteration of the DNA within a cell (resulting in a […]

The Vermont Food Police

Vermont legislated mandatory special labelling for food treated with Genetically Modified Organisms.  The labels must warn consumers that foods within the package were treated with GMO nutrients.  Connecticut and Maine enacted similar labelling mandates, but their laws are contingent on a critical mass of nearby states enacting similar laws.  These trigger clauses are intended to […]