The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food.
The small biotech company is using genetic engineering to develop plants that give off their own light.
An environmental group is calling on General Mills to change its recipe for Cheerios and exclude ingredients that contain genetically modified organisms.
Following the defeat of Proposition 37 last November, Sen. Barbara Boxer is proposing federal legislation that would require labeling for genetically-modified foods nationwide.
As the Food and Drug administration is expected to approve the sale of genetically-modified salmon, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market said they won’t sell the fish.
Whole Foods says all products in its North American stores will have labels disclosing if they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018.
Activists seeking special labels on food made from genetically engineered crops vowed Wednesday to continue their push despite a loss at the California ballot box.
Consumers’ appetite to distinguish foods produced from biotech crops was put to the test Tuesday as California voters considered a ballot initiative to slap labels on genetically modified food.
California voters will decide in November whether to require special labels for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients.