Food labels are meant to inform the consumer of the components of their food, so that consumers can make informed decisions of their food choices. Many agree that the methods to produce food should be clearly labeled as well. In May, the USDA proposed new GMO labeling rules. The USDA’s proposed nationwide standard of GE labeling documents a range of key issue alternatives and leaves a lot of questions unanswered about the final rule.  Civil Eats provides a summary of these key issues here: 3 Reasons to be Concerned about the USDA’s Proposed GMO Labeling Rules. The time for public comment on this important issue ends July 3. Follow this link to read more about the proposed standards and submit your comments.