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Senate passes weak GMO-labeling bill, nullifying Vermont's pro-consumer requirements

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 09, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Jul 08, 2016

The United States Senate passed a controversial bill Wednesday that would require food makers to disclose genetically modified food ingredients—at least, sort of. The version of the bill passed this week outlines a compromise that would allow companies to avoid printing “contains GMOs” on food packaging, in lieu of a digital QR code that links to a disclaimer or, for smaller companies, simply a phone number or website. This weaker version of a nationwide mandatory GMO labeling is being considered...






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