Food industry lobbies Congress to block Vermont GMO-labeling law

The Washington Post reports today that the food industry is pressuring Congress to block vermont' GMO-labeling law before it goes into effect in July. "The food industry wants Congress to pre-empt Vermont’s law and bar mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods before it goes into effect. They argue that GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are safe and a patchwork of state laws isn’t practical. Labeling advocates have been fighting state-by-state to enact the labeling, with the eventual goal of a national standard."

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