Source – Genetic Literacy Project
By Sarah Fecht
Date – 14 March 2014
Website – www.geneticliteracyproject.org
When Whole Foods announced it will require all of the products on its shelves to have their GMO contents labeled by 2018, the company framed it as an issue of transparency. ”People have the right to know what is in their food,” said Whole Foods co-CEO John Mackey, quoting the favorite catchphrase of GMO labeling activists. Unfortunately, GMO labeling is likely to achieve exactly the opposite of transparency.
First, it’s worth noting that there’s nothing altruistic about the store’s new policy…