genetically modified foods

Customers shop for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Companies push voluntary labels on modified foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Large food companies are trying to head off state efforts to enact mandatory labeling of genetically modified ingredients by proposing new voluntary labels nationwide. The food industry and farm groups are pushing […]

02/06/2014

Customers shop for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves. Currently, only […]

01/22/2014

Calif. initiative will test appetite for GMO food

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Food labels tell consumers about the calories, nutrients and serving size of a product. Will they want to know if their food is genetically engineered? That question is at the heart […]

10/06/2012