20 Jun '12, 3pm

Farm Bill Amendment Would Allow State Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has proposed an amendment to the Federal Farm Bill which would allow states to label genetically modified ingredients in food , without worrying about companies such as Monsanto threatening legal action for doing so. Recently both Vermont and Connecticut proposed labeling of GMO ingredients but back down under actual threat of lawsuit from Monsanto, or fear of lawsuit. Sanders describes the intent of the bill in a piece for Huffington Post : This week in The United States Senate we have an opportunity to affirm the right of California and Vermont and all states to label food that contains genetically engineered ingredients. Simply put, this amendment gives people the right to know. It says that a state, if its Legislature so chooses, may require that any food or beverage containing a genetically engineered ingredient offered for sale in that ...

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