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Companies are using new gene-editing tools to alter the DNA of food crops. One of these products is a soybean with a healthier kind of oil. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Gene-Edited Food Be Government Regulated?

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The USDA has released several options for what the labels might look like. Department of Agriculture hide caption

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USDA Unveils Prototypes For GMO Food Labels, And They're ... Confusing

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Damage to soybean plants and other crops has led to arguments and strain between neighbors. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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A Wayward Weedkiller Divides Farm Communities, Harms Wildlife

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Arctic Apples are genetically engineered to produce less of the enzyme that turns sliced apples brown. Courtesy Okanagan Specialty Fruits hide caption

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The "Green Moms" group displays painted baby tubs during a June 2013 protest in Quezon, Philippines, showing opposition to the genetically modified rice variety "golden rice," which proponents promote as a solution to Vitamin A deficiency. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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A label on a bag of popcorn indicates it is a non-GMO food. House Republicans on Thursday voted in favor of a law that would block states from mandating GMO labels. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels

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