AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Apr 11, 2014 06:07 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

National GMO Labeling Bill Not Expected to Clear Congress

Legislation introduced this week in the House that would establish voluntary –– rather than mandatory –– labeling standards for food made with genetically engineered ingredients also would take away some of the impetus for mandatory labeling schemes under consideration in as many as 27 states.

Opponents of the proposal say it would thwart the wishes of many Americans who have expressed an increasing interest for information about whether the foods they buy ...

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