GMO label legislation fails in New Mexico

New Mexico legislature tabled a bill that would have required animal feed and food for human consumption to carry a GMO label.

The New Mexico legislature has tabled a bill that would have required animal feed and food for human consumption that contained genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to carry a GMO label, effectively killing the measure. 

Sen. Peter Wirth, who sponsored the bill in the Senate, said he is confident similar legislation will pass in other states where GMO-label legislation in being considered.

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