Consumer advocacy groups say if your baby formula contains, soy, corn or dairy, there is a good chance it also contains genetically modified ingredients.
Unlike 60 other countries, the United States does not require formula or food companies to let you know they are using genetically modified ingredients on the label. A bill to require GMO labeling of foods in Florida was defeated.
One of the country’s leading baby formula companies will consider eliminating GMOs, however, its Board of Directors does not support the move.
Shareholders of Abbott Laboratories will vote whether Similac, the leading brand of infant formula, should no longer contain genetically modified ingredients during its annual meeting Friday, April 26.
A spokesperson for Abbott Labs tells 10 News, its Board of Directors does not support the removal of GMO from its infant formula because:
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