Karen K. Marshall
Monsanto Company

What’s in a label? A lot more than information when it comes to foods and food ingredients produced from genetically modified plants.

The United States, Canada, Japan and, more recently, Australia and New Zealand have guidelines in place that require labeling of products from genetically modified plants—whether whole foods or ingredients—if the product is substantially different in nutritional content or identity from what is already on the market or if there is a safety issue, such as the introduction of a known allergen. Read more . . .