GMO Labeling News

New labeling rule paves way for GM salmon to enter US market

With introduction of the United States Department of Agriculture’s final ruling on labeling of GMOs, GM salmon may soon officially enter the market. AquaBounty’s GM salmon is awaiting labeling guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration—although “there is no assurance at the moment that will occur,” said Dave Conley, AquaBounty spokesman. The USDA’s ruling on […]

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Iran to label GMOs

Iran’s Food and Drug Administration began labeling all genetically modified products—including corn and soybean oils—in July; by August all food products with ingredients derived from GMOs will be labeled as well. Regarding GM imports, department head Gholam Reza Asghari said they must have EU approval and the country of origin must be using the product. […]

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Center for Food Safety calls for court decision on GE labeling delay

USDA says it will unveil final labeling rule December 1

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Survey finds that proposed GMO labels lower consumer acceptance and less willingness to pay under various labeling options

Nearly half of U.S. consumers avoid GMO foods; large majority concerned about human health impact

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Study finds that mandatory labels reduce GMO food fears

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture prepares guidelines for labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients, a new study from the University of Vermont reveals that a simple disclosure can improve consumer attitudes toward GMO food. Led by Jane Kolodinsky, an applied economist in UVM’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the study compared levels of […]

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