- A group of smaller food companies and health advocates deliver a letter to President Obama asking for tighter controls on labeling food that is genetically modified.
- The scientific community is split on the health impact of eating GMO food.
- An organization repping grocery stores (SVU, KR, SWY) opposes the measure as it could steer more traffic to organic sellers and justify their premium pricing.
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More calls for GMO food labels
Jan 16 2014, 09:43 ET