Manufacturers Selling Goods in Some States May Need to Update Their Custom Labels
Manufacturers of food and drink items that use genetically modified organisms may soon need to update their custom labels if they sell goods in Oregon and Colorado. Voters in these two states will soon get to decide whether these brands must reveal whether these modified ingredients are used in their products, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Some of the commonly sold goods that may contain GMOs include corn, sugar beets and soybeans. These products are often altered to improve their resistance to pesticides, which allows farmers to ensure pests and insects do not wind up consuming and ruining the crop before it is ready for harvest.Continue reading