GMO labeling bill clears House committee

GMO labeling bill clears House committee

Ag groups urge floor action on GMO labeling bill ahead of Congress' August recess.

DURING a July 14 business meeting, the House Agriculture Committee took a voice vote and advanced legislation to the House floor that creates a framework for the voluntary labeling of foods free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

The bipartisan Safe & Accurate Food Labeling Act from Reps. Mike Pompeo (R., Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D., N.C.) currently has 68 co-sponsors.

With several state legislatures and ballot

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