The following is an edited excerpt.
Ken Powell, chairman and CEO of General Mills, restated his opposition to mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms. The conference, called Brainstorm Green, was put on by Fortune.
In an unedited transcript posted by the magazine, Powell said GMOs are safe and they’re part of a solution to feeding the world’s growing population. Powell said he didn’t have a problem with specialty retailer Whole Foods’ recent announcement it would require GMO information on labels.
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