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Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Mon Dec 8, 2014 06:08 AM CST

Even as the battle over GMO labeling rages at the state level (Oregon is recounting a narrowly defeated ballot initiative, Vermont is defending a lawsuit), the feds are joining the fray.

As DTN's Chris Clayton has reported (http://tiny.cc/…), Congress has two bills to ponder. One would require labeling nationally. The other would effectively forbid it, even on the state level. Both would have the virtue of setting a uniform national standard, avoiding a mishmash of state requirements.

Under the second bill, the Food and Drug Administration would have the exclusive right to require labeling if the FDA deemed ...

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