Campbell supports mandatory GMO labeling

Support of mandatory federal GMO labeling sets a new bar for transparency.

Unable to find middle ground on a voluntary food labeling solution, the Campbell Soup Co. announced that it would support federal legislation to establish a single mandatory labeling standard for foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

The move is significant for a company that, since 2011, lobbied alongside hundreds of other food companies and the Grocery Manufacturers Assn. on Capitol Hill for a voluntary labeling solution. However, Campbell’s president and chie

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