Trade groups back uniform GMO labeling legislation

Trade groups back uniform GMO labeling legislation

Food industry associations announced their support of a Capitol Hill proposal to establish a federal uniform labeling standard for foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and also for GMO-free foods.

The legislation, spearheaded by Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, would block Vermont's bid to establish its own labeling requirements in July "and create new voluntary labels for companies that want to use them on food packages th

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