By HoneyColony Staff
In March of 2013, Whole Foods Market became the first US-based retailer to require all genetically modified foods on its shelves be labeled. According to a report published in The New York Times, the move could “radically alter the food industry.”
The presence of GMO’s in our food supply has increased exponentially for decades, with supporters both pro and con vehemently staunch in their views on the subject. The Grocery Manufactures Association, for example, has fought hard against labeling, arguing the labels “could mislead consumers into believing that these food products are somehow different or present a special risk or a potential risk.”
That, according to GMO opponents, is exactly the point (though they obviously disagree on the “mislead” part).
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