Food Companies will go Non-GMO if CA Labeling Law Passes
For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Gentetic Engineering page , Million Against Monsanto page and our California News page . Ingredient suppliers say it would take two years for supply to meet non-GMO demand Major food manufacturers are likely to switch to using non-GMO ingredients in their products sold nationwide if California's initiative to label GM foods-Proposition 37-passes this fall, according to food industry experts. Food manufacturers fear that a label saying Genetically Engineered on their products would scare off consumers. When GM food labeling became law in Europe food manufacturers stopped buying GM ingredients to avoid the GM label. California's big impact California, which is the world's eighth largest economy and consumes 12% of the food eaten in the US, is such a major market that it could lead companies to switch to non-GMO na...