New debate over GMO cleaning ingredient takes hold

New debate over GMO cleaning ingredient takes hold

As natural cleaning brands explore new ways to use synthetically engineered algae oil, the genetic engineering conversation is muddied.

More than ever, shoppers are choosing to avoid ingredients made with GMOs. The Non-GMO Project Verification seal is flourishing, and Whole Foods Market is primed to achieve full GMO transparency by 2018. So while GMO-containing foods are prolifically scrutinized, other uses for genetic engineering have flown well below the radar.

“Consumer products containing ingredients made using an advanced form of engineering known as synthetic biology are beginning to show up more often on gr

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