Industry associations applaud House passage of GMO bill

Industry associations applaud House passage of GMO bill

The Grocery Manufacturers Association, Food Marketing Institute and the National Grocers Association applauded the House of Representatives Thursday for its expeditious passage of a GMO labeling bill that's expected to be signed into law by President Obama.

The federal bill would require that certain genetically modified foods be identified as such with words, pictures or a QR code. It would nullify state-based GMO labeling mandates, such as the one recently enacted in Vermont.<

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