Friday, December 16, 2011

Are Genetically Engineered Foods "Natural"?


A lawsuit claiming misleading advertising, unfair competition, and breach of express warranty has been filed in California against Frito-Lay chips advertised as “All Natural ingredients” while allegedly “made from genetically modified plants and organisms.”  

Gengo v. Frito-Lay N. Am., Inc., No. 11-10322 (U.S. Dist. Ct., C.D. Cal., filed December 14, 2011).


Neal Fortin is the author of Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice, and he is Professor and Director of the Michigan State University Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, where he teaches online courses in Food Regulation in the United States, International Food Law, and Codex Alimentarius

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