Why Whole Foods decided to label genetically modified foods

The following is an edited excerpt.

This month, Whole Foods became the first retailer in the country to announce that it would require its more than 300 stores to label all food containing genetically modified ingredients.

Despite its defeat, Prop 37 played a role in the decision by Whole Foods, according to Walter Robb, the Texas-based chain’s co-chief executive.

Robb spoke with The Washington Post about the thinking behind the recent announcement and the ripple effect he hopes it will have.

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