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GE Labeling Movement Gains Momentum

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Food Safety News reports on the momentum building for labeling of genetically engineered foods.

They write:

In the past three weeks, Connecticut and Maine passed labeling bills, the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the first time approved a non-GMO label claim for meat products, Chipotle began voluntarily labeling menu items containing GMO ingredients online, and, perhaps most notably, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted last week to give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration funding to label genetically modified salmon if the agency approves the fish.

Read the full article here.

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