GM Labeling Victory in South Africa

Amendments have recently been made to South Africa’s regulations controlling the labeling of GM food. Mariam Mayet, Director of AW partner, the African Centre for Biosafety (ACB), attributed much of the force behind these amendments to consumers demanding the right to know. The draft amendments currently require that all locally produced and imported food containing 5% or more GM ingredients or components be labelled as “contains genetically modified ingredients or components.”

Read the full story from ACB’s website here:

http://www.acbio.org.za/index.php/media/64-media-releases/405-consumers-win-gm-labelling-victory

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