How To Tell If Your Food Is Genetically Modified: It's Complicated
Congress has passed a bill requiring that genetically modified foods be labeled, but there's a sticking point.By Samantha Crook | July 14, 2016
On Thursday, Congress passed a bill that requires food packaging to tell consumers if it was made with genetically modified ingredients. But there's still a sticking point: The bipartisan-supported bill allows QR codes as acceptable labels.
Advocacy group Just Label It Campaign argued QR codes are inconvenient for consumers and that without more obvious labeling, Americans are left in the dark when deciding what they want to eat.