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California’s genetically engineered food label may confuse more than inform

May 29, 2012
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A new analysis of the labeling initiative suggests that if the new California food labeling law targeted at genetically engineered foods passes as expected in November, it would create a complex mandate for food companies that may make it harder — not easier — for consumers to figure out what’s really in their food. That’s because the initiative muddies the definition of a “natural” food.

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