Nestle, Pepsi Fined for Concealing GMOs as Campbell Soup Announces Voluntary Label

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Six major food manufacturers have recently received fines for concealing the presence of GMOs in their products.

As the food fight over genetically modified food (GMOs) rages on in the U.S., six major food manufacturers—including Nestle, PepsiCo and Mexican baking company Grupo Bimbo—have been slapped with fines by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice for concealing the presence of GMOs in their products.

According to teleSUR, the respective companies are facing fines ranging from $277,400 to just over $1 million, amounting to $3 million in total.

The ministry’s decision came after a 2010 investigation carried out by Brazil’s Consumer Protection Agency, Senacon, which detected GMOs in various food products sold by the companies in Brazilian markets.

Senacon accused the companies of violating Brazilian consumer rights, including the right to information, freedom of choice and the right for protection against abusive corporate practices…

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Posted on January 11, 2016, in Everyday Life. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I imagine this is the case in Europe to? Lets hope not but I would not put it past them.

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