GMO Labeling Mandates Mislead Consumers and Raise Prices

March 12, 2014

In testimony before the Maryland Senate Committee on Education, Health & Environmental Affairs, Giddings argued that existing federal law and policies already deliver what proponents of mandatory GMO food labels claim they want: consumer choice and food safety.  The draft legislation would in fact undermine those objectives, raise food prices and enhance the efforts by professional campaigners to mislead and confuse consumers as a means of expanding organic market share.