Despite controversy, new FDA guidelines permit GMO foods to remain unlabeled

These days, most foods Americans eat contain at least some elements that have been genetically modified. Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs, are created in laboratories using biotechnology or genetic engineering. Despite years of controversy over whether and how foods containing GMO ingredients should be labeled, FDA guidelines released this week maintain the legal status quo, under which food companies are not required to disclose GMO ingredients. Even as they change nothing, however, the new guidelines provide Continue Reading →