GMO QR code labels law leads to lawsuit against Trump administration

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The Center for Food Safety filed a federal lawsuit regarding lack of legal labeling compliance. Last week, the Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration regarding the GMO QR code labels promised in a 2016 federal law, and the government’s failure to comply with that law. The quick response codes were supposed to be added to labels regarding genetically engineered (GE) food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue are responsible for the implementation of new food labeling regulations.…

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QR codes stir controversy regarding GMO food labels

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Some feel quick response codes will make it easier for consumers to identify genetically modified organisms, but not all. Food made from genetically modified organisms (GMO) or that has been genetically engineered (GE) is a serious concern among Americans and QR codes have now made their way into this considerable controversy. Polls have been showing that over 90 percent of Americans would prefer to have these foods identified on their labels. That said even though the desire for food labels telling consumers whether or not they are purchasing GMO or…

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