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Study examines electronic GM disclosure challenges

USDA study finds most consumers would be able to access bioengineered food information given proper education and tools to do so.

When Congress signed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard into law on July 29, 2016, it included a requirement to conduct a study to identify potential technological challenges that may affect whether consumers have access to the bioengineering disclosure through electronic or digital disclosure methods. New findings give hope that, given the proper tools and education, the goal of electronic disclosure is possible.

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