In a statement on its website, ConAgra Foods - like all of its compatriots - stressed there was no healthy or safety issue at stake, but said it had opted to label products made with GE ingredients nationwide by July in order "to meet Vermont’s GMO labeling requirements" and because "addressing state-by-state labeling requirements adds significant complications and costs for food companies".
Along with all major food companies supplying products to multiple states, it also stressed the urgent need for a "national, uniform approach in this area", and urged Congress "to pass a national solution as quickly as possible".
Read about Kellogg's decision HERE.
Read about General Mills' and Mars' positions HERE.
Read about Campbell Soup's decision HERE.