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AAAS: GM labelling would mislead consumers

6:53 AM MDT | October 29, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) says measures requiring labels on genetically modified (GM) foods would “mislead and falsely alarm consumers.” The AAAS statement comes amid an intense debate on the issue in California as voters prepare to decide November 6 on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of packaged foods containing 0.5%/weight of GM ingredients.   “Several current efforts to require labeling of GM foods are not being driven by any credible scientific evidence that these foods are...

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