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Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Mon Jul 27, 2015 04:54 PM CDT

A GMO-Labeling Bill By Any Other Name

Who has the best label for the GMO-labeling bill the House just passed and sent to the Senate? The 275 Congressmen who voted aye call it the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. To the 150 nays, it's the Denying Americans the Right to Know Act.

Judging by the acronyms these competing titles yield, the point goes to the nays. The clever DARK trumps the clunky SAFL. But DARK flunks the accuracy test while SAFL merely gilds the lily. Overall, then, advantage ayes.

Sorry, nays. This bill does not deny Americans ...

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