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Consumers See ‘Organic’ and ‘non-GM’ Food Labels as Synonymous

Dan Genetically Modified, Industry News Release, Organic

A study by University of Florida shows consumers regularly mix up food labels. University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences says consumers mix up foods labeled “organic” and “non-genetically modified” and some view the two labels as the same. A national survey of more than 1,000 consumers gauged their willingness to pay for food labeled genetically modified versus …


UF Study: Consumers See ‘Organic’, ‘Non-GM’ Food Labels as Synonymous

Dan Florida, Genetically Modified, Industry News Release

Consumers are confused between foods labeled as “organic” and “non-genetically modified,” according to a new study led by a University of Florida professor. In fact, researchers found that some consumers view the two labels as synonymous. When Congress approved the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard in June 2016, lawmakers allowed companies two years – until June 2018 – to label …


Consumers Have Trouble Reading Food Labels

Dan Industry News Release

A new poll finds that many American consumers are having issues with date labels on their food products. The poll, led by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, found 60 percent of 1,000 American consumers surveyed have had discussions in their homes about the exact meaning of such terms as “best by, use by, sell by, use or freeze by” that currently …

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Agri View: Food Labels Confuse People

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner talks about food labels and why they are so confusing in today’s Agri View.       Consumers all over the world want to know what goes into the food they buy. Those same consumers are confused about some of the things they read. Over 80 percent of those surveyed thought organic meant no pesticides. Most said they …