GMO Labeling Bill To Face Stiff Agribusiness Opposition After Reintroduction In Congress – 13 February 2015

RT logoA federal bill that would mandate the accurate labeling of genetically-engineered ingredients in food or beverages sold in the US has been revived in Congress, the latest for the popular “right to know” movement that faces formidable corporate opposition.

The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act is written to “establish a consistent and enforceable standard for labeling of foods produced using genetic engineering, including fish, thereby providing consumers with knowledge of how their food is produced.”

Democrats Rep. Peter DeFazio and Sens. Barbara Boxer and Richard Blumenthal reintroduced the legislation Thursday.

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