NEW YORK -- Campbell Soup says it supports a mandatory national labeling standard for products containing genetically modified ingredients.
The maker of Pepperidge Farm cookies, Prego sauces and Spaghetti-Os says it will withdraw its support from various groups and coalitions opposing such labeling, which has become a contested issue in recent years.
The move marks a break from industry groups that have sought to make labeling voluntary. Cans of Campbell Soup and Spaghetti O's Bloomberg via Getty Images About three-quarters of Campbell's products contain GMOs. The company says it opposes a patchwork of state by state legislation that it believes would confuse customers.Go here for the full story.