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Wanted: Food that isn't perfect, for sale or donation

The online food store seems like any other grocery site: The five-pound wheel of Blue Stilton cheese is no longer in stock, but there’s still plenty of beef, chicken, basmati rice, apples, Yukon Gold potatoes, yogurt, and a host of other foodstuffs available, all part of a plan to cut food waste.
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Simple labels increase consumer acceptance of GMOs, study finds

But a separate survey released today shows continuing concern about technology
The public’s attitude toward genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food is difficult to define, as illustrated by the results of two surveys released today. One found that GMO labels in Vermont lessened consumer fears, while another found that half the American public had human health concerns when shown a bottle of cooking oil with a “BE” label.
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AMS reviews responses to GMO labeling questions

WASHINGTON, August 30, 2017 - To help determine how to implement the GMO labeling law signed into law last year, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service asked stakeholders to respond to 30 questions dealing with issues ranging from allowable thresholds for bioengineered substances to the specific labeling language that can be used by food manufacturers.
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