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Mandatory GMO Labeling Pushed – House Bill 5247

MANDATORY labeling of food and food products containing genetically-modified organisms (GMO) should be done to safeguard the rights and welfare of consumers.

House Bill 5247 also seeks to uphold the Filipino consumers’ rights to be informed of the contents of what they are buying and eating.

As per the proposal, “all food and food products domestically sold, whether manufactured locally or imported, and which contain GMOs, including those produced by genetic engineering technologies, shall indicate in their respective labels of packaging that the product contains genetically-modified organisms or was produced with genetically engineered material with the GMO code.”

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