In Canada, special labelling is required for all foods where safety concerns such as allergenicity and compositional or nutritional changes are identified. Labelling must indicate the nature of the change and must be understandable, truthful, and not misleading. Manufacturers can choose to label products to provide information regarding the presence or absence of GM ingredients, so long as the information is factual and neither misleading nor deceptive.

(For more details, go to Health Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency:

Other countries:

  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. Australia
  3. Brazil
  4. China
  5. Czech Republic
  6. European Union
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Israel
  9. Japan
  10. Korea
  11. Malaysia
  12. Russia
  13. Switzerland
  14. Taiwan
  15. Thailand
  16. USA

Related article:

  1. Pocket K No. 5 - Labeling GM Foods - View
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