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Genetically Modified Food is Too Advanced for Its Out-of-Date Regulations

The USDA is considering public input on the disclosure standards until July 17, 2017. Two key issues are under consideration. The first is whether certain genetic modifications should be treated as though they are found in nature — for example, a mutation that naturally confers disease resistance in a crop.

 

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