Members of the Canadian Parliament on May 17 voted against approving mandatory labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods.
The private members bill C-291 — introduced by Pierre-Luc Dusseault, the NDP (New Democratic Party) member of Parliament for Sherbrooke, Que. — was defeated by a significant margin of 67-216.
The bill would have established mandatory labeling of GM foods. Bill C-291 would have amended the Food & Drugs Act concerning GM organisms
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