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Disclosure Is Not Really Our Thing…I Guess?

Atlantic Monthly posted a great opinion piece questioning why companies in the United States don't have to disclose GMO ingredients on food packaging.

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American company Hershey discloses GMP ingredients on food packaging in Europe, but not in the US.

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The always awesome Atlantic Monthly Food section posted a small, but great opinion piece that questioned the United States’ reasoning for not disclosing genetically modified ingredients on the packages of our food products.

The piece points out that in Europe, this information is disclosed on food labels just like nutritional facts and no one seems to have the slightest problem with it.

American company Hershey even does it for their candy bars over there, but not over here.

Read More: “In Depth: Organic Food, Behind The Hype” (Forbes.com)

Cory Barker

Cory Barker is a summer intern for Earth Eats and senior IU student from Hartford City, Indiana. He is double majoring in journalism and communication and culture with a minor in business.

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