Non-GM Label Bill Introduced
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Mar 16, 2015 03:33 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A bill in Congress to block states from adopting their own biotech labeling laws also would create a new USDA program to certify foods without ingredients from genetically engineered crops.

Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kansas, announced Wednesday he was reintroducing legislation that he had championed last year that would restrict labels for foods that included ingredients from genetically engineered crops. Such foods with biotech ingredients would only require labels if the Food and Drug Administration considered a label necessary to protect public health.

Pompeo said on a press call Wednesday that his bill had a successful hearing last ...

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