Following a trial in Brazilian court this week, Nestlé corporation was ordered to begin labeling their food products as containing genetically modified ingredients.
Many, if not the majority of Nestlé’s products contain ingredients from genetically modified foods. The Brazilian court ruled that the Swedish corporation be required to label anything containing more than one percent genetically modified ingredients as such. The ruling comes in the wake of Poland banning GMO corn and Peru banning GMOs entirely, further damaging the reputation of genetically modified foods.
The court ruling has spurred conversation all over Facebook and twitter, and has added even further to the debate over the safety of GMO food. The U.S. government has fallen behind in legislating GMOs, but, concerned citizens of California have put Proposition 37 on the ballot for the November election. [Read more…] about Nestlé’s GMO trial: A Case Study