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What to expect from the new GMO labels we're getting in 2020

Grocery stores may look a little different.
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A new "bioengineered" label will pop up in grocery stores in 2020.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced their plan for rolling out mandatory labels for all food products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). So far they’ve only released potential prototypes for the labels and a proposed set of rules, both of which are subject to future changes, but they offer a preview of what we might all be seeing on cans and boxes come 2020, when the new regulations would go into effect.

Here’s a quick guide:

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