GE Labeling and Food Prices

Despite common industry concerns, there’s no evidence that requiring food manufacturers to label products that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients will increase food prices at the supermarket. According to a new study conducted by recognized food-marketing expert Kai Robertson, changes to a food manufacturer’s product labels have not been found to affect the prices paid by shoppers.

Key findings in the study include the following:

In sum, Just Label It concludes that proposals to change labels of GE food will not affect retail prices paid by shoppers.

Click here to see a full copy of the study.