Genetically Altered Foods
The FDA is holding public hearings this week on genetically modified foods. Consumer advocates say manufacturers should be required to identify any food that is genetically altered by providing this information on packaging labels. But industry representatives say the science just doesn't point to any need for the extra information. A panel discusses the food products on American grocery store shelves and what you need to know about their ingredients.
director of food policy, Consumer Federation of America
heath care and science correspondent for The Economist
International Center for Technology Assessment
spokesperson for the Grocery Manufacturers of America