Food and Drug Administration

Why the FDA doesn't want you to say 'GMO'

Why the FDA doesn't want you to say 'GMO'

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants Americans to stop talking about "GMOs."

It's not that the agency wants people to pretend that the nation's food supply is unadulterated by modern science. It's that regulators want the public to understand exactly what it means to say that a product is "genetically modified."

The issue returned to the spotlight Thursday when the FDA gave its blessing to the AquAdvantage Salmon, a type of Atlantic salmon whose genome includes a growth hormone gene...