Key Senators Reach Deal on GMO Labeling
From NSAC Blog: Despite what feels like endless “controversy”, national polls have overwhelmingly shown that the vast majority of American consumers want the use of genetically engineered or genetically modified organisms (GMOs) noted on their food labels. Last year, however, the House of Representatives chose to disregard the overwhelming support for GE/GMO labeling and passed a bill to preempt states seeking mandatory, on-package GMO labeling. Instead, the House offered consumers a weak and ineffective voluntary labeling program, one that would leave consumers confused and unable to make easy, informed food purchasing choices. Read more…