Judge to FDA: Decide whether GMOs belong in “natural” products

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Lawyers defending food industry clients in consumer class actions over whether GMOs belong in ‘natural’ products say courts should follow a California judge’s lead and let the FDA determine this matter once and for all, so such cases stop “needlessly clogging up our court system”.

Their comments came after judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers concluded that “deference to the FDA’s regulatory authority is the appropriate course” in the Elizabeth Cox vs Gruma Corp class action over “all-natural” claims on Mission tortilla chips.

Read the full story here: Judge asks FDA to decide once and for all on whether GMOs belong in ‘natural’ products

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