11 Aug '16, 9am

How a Bad GMO Bill Becomes Law

How a Bad GMO Bill Becomes Law

It’s done. A new federal law that requires labeling of all genetically modified foods (GMO) was finally signed by President Barack Obama last month. But will the law really increase transparency? The answer to that question depends on who you ask. And as some critics note, it also may depend on who is seeking that transparency. Federal GMO labeling bill: What it does and doesn’t do “[The] bill would exempt most current GMO foods from being labeled at all,” Andrew Kimbrell , an attorney with Center for Food Safety, one of many organizations advocating clear labeling for GMO foods, wrote in the Huffington Post. That’s because, in an effort to appease a variety of interest groups (and take into account that no one legislative process may fit all types or sizes of manufacturers), the new legislation exempts some companies from complying with the law. The new law, which was sig...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2016/08/new-federal-gmo-law-r...

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