The USDA and FDA state the following:
“If a bioengineered food is significantly different from its traditional counterpart such that the common or usual name no longer adequately describes the new food, the name must be changed to describe the difference.
If an issue exists for the food or a constituent of the food regarding how the food is used or consequences of its use, a statement must be made on the label to describe the issue.
If a bioengineered food has a significantly different nutritional property, its label must reflect the difference.
If a new food includes an allergen that consumers would not expect to be present based on the name of the food, the presence of that allergen must be disclosed on the label. To read more click here.
No commercial available food from GM seeds meets these criteria.
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