House Vote Imminent on Agribusiness-Friendly GMO Food Act

by jeeg 11. August 2015 02:29
By Martin Levin On July 14, H.R. 1599 was reported favorably out of the House Agriculture Committee on a voice vote, and is expected to reach a floor vote within the week.  Although titled the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” this bill actually codifies quarter-century old, agribusiness-friendly practices concerning the safety testing of genetically modified foods.  It also preempts all state laws mandating labeling of GMOs without enacting a labeling requirement a... [More]


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