Federal bill would prohibit mandatory GMO labeling

Federal bill would prohibit mandatory GMO labeling

A federal bill introduced Wednesday would preempt states from legislative efforts to require labeling of genetically modified foods.

The “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” introduced by Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., would prohibit mandatory labeling of foods developed using bioengineering.

The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, of which the Grocery Manufacturers Association, American Beverage Association and 33 other food associations are members, applauds the measure whi

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