HL Deb 26 January 1999 vol 596 c141WA
Lord Alton of Liverpool

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What steps they are taking to require supermarket chains and food producers to label clearly foods which have been genetically modified. [HL502]

The Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Lord Donoughue)

It is already a requirement under EC law that foods are labelled, to inform consumers, when their content has been genetically modified.