FMI, GMA dismayed as Senate blocks GMO bill

FMI, GMA dismayed as Senate blocks GMO bill

The Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association expressed their disappointment Wednesday, when a cloture vote did not get the necessary 60 votes to move a measure — that would establish a voluntary, national standard for GMO labeling and block individual states from mandating GMO disclosure — to the U.S. Senate. Forty-eight senators voted yes and 49 voted no, according to reports.

“Today, in spite of weeks and weeks of talks among leaders on both the majority

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