What GMO labeling means for food system

Economist says effects of GMO labeling could ripple throughout food production and distribution systems.

Foods with labels indicating they were made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are coming soon to a grocery store near you, but what are the implications of GMO labeling for the parts of the food industry that the public seldom sees?

Matt Roberts, agricultural economist for The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, said, “There has been a lot of discussion in the media about whether GMO labels are a good idea or a bad idea, but th

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