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UK: Kraft’s GE wheat label is a mistake

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The case of the labels warning of genetically modified wheat found on Kraft Mac & Cheese boxes in Britain has been solved.

The labels, posted on the product’s own Facebook page and picked up by a food blogger, set off a buzz among consumers overseas and in the United States around the same time last week that modified wheat was found in a field in Oregon.

The problem, it seems, is that Kraft does not use genetically engineered wheat.

Read the original article in its entirety here: A Suspect Food Warning in Britain Spreads an Alarm

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