Issue Date: February 29, 2016 | Web Date: February 26, 2016
Senate reignites GMO labeling debate
The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee is expected to vote as early as this week on legislation that would prohibit states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods. A draft version of the bill, released earlier this month by the committee’s chairman, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), has rekindled debate over labeling GMO foods.
The measure has garnered broad support from the food and agriculture industry, which is pushing for a national approach to labeling . . .
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