Whole Foods Announces Mandatory GMO Labeling

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Whole Foods announced last week that it would require labeling of all products containing GMO ingredients by 2018. Though five years is far too long to wait for such labeling to begin, at the very least this announcement from the organic industry's retail leader puts food manufacturers on the alert that GMO labeling in the US is here to stay.

A recent poll by The Huffington Post in partnership with YouGov found that a huge majority — 82 percent — of Americans want labels for GMO food.

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Carol Bedrosian is the publisher of Spirit of Change holistic magazine. Visit www.spiritofchange.org for more information.