Trade groups applaud House passage of GMO bill

Trade groups applaud House passage of GMO bill

The Food Marketing Institute, the National Grocers Association and the Grocery Manufacturers Association reacted favorably Thursday to the House's passage of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act by a 275-150 vote. Opposition groups voiced their frustration with the legislation they’ve dubbed the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act.

The measure now goes to the Senate.

The legislation would preempt individual states like Vermont from mandating that genetically

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