Natural and GMO filled?

There is a a new class action lawsuit against Con Agra for mis-using the term ‘natural’ in labelling on it’s products. The problem: the products contain genetically modified organisms.

“Natural” is a term that runs rampant in our grocery stores, but what does it mean and who is in charge of enforcing a definition? Shouldn’t we be able to know what is in our food, and shouldn’t that be clear as day, and not deceptive?

Check out this Grist article explaining this lawsuit and it’s implications of the wider food industry.

 

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~ by Kate on August 29, 2011.

One Response to “Natural and GMO filled?”

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