Cornucopia’s Take: This insightful interview with Michael Hansen discusses the new wave of genetically engineered foods, the problematic language in the recent national GMO food labeling law that could keep those foods unlabeled, and why GMOs are not the future of food.
GMO 2.0 Foods Coming Your Way: Will They Be Labeled?
U.S. Right to Know
by Stacy Malkan
Silenced genes, edited genes, algae engineered to produce compounds that taste like food: new genetically modified organisms (GMOs) made with these experimental techniques are making their way to your dinner plate. It’s the next wave of genetic engineering, or GMOs 2.0.
Will we know if they’re in our food?
The new GMO labeling law passed by Congress and signed by President Obama has been widely panned by consumer groups because it allows companies to use QR codes or 800 numbers in place of plain English on labels.