Argument: Labeling helps poorer countries avoid economic harm

Issue Report: Mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods


“Genetically Modified Food and the Poor.” The New York Times. October 13, 2003.: “While safety concerns have been the focus of debate, the real problem is that genetic engineering is hurting the poor. It makes cotton cheaper to grow for highly subsidized American producers, further undercutting the price of cotton and forcing West African producers out of business.”