GM Threshold for Non-GM Foods
This publication discusses proposals by the European Commission on 'de-minimis' thresholds for labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods. The authors argue that even where manufacturers attempt to exclude GM ingredients from their products some accidental contamination may occur. The publication concludes that the new proposal is to require labeling only where the GM content of an ingredient obtained from non-GM sources exceeds a one percent threshold.
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