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Canada rejects mandatory GMO labeling

Advocates of labeling now call for Canadian retailers to not sell newly approved GM fish, apples and potatoes.

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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