Middle ground eludes GMO labeling debate

Middle ground eludes GMO labeling debate

On the thorny issue of food labels for GMOs, Congress has been in a stalemate on trying to deal with a patchwork of state regulations.

ON the thorny issue of food labels for genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Congress has been in a stalemate on trying to deal with a patchwork of state regulations, and the most pressing concern is the July 1 implementation of Vermont's labeling requirements for genetically engineered foods.

The House has passed a bill to create a uniform, national, voluntary GMO food labeling standard that sets up the U.S. Department of Agriculture to oversee a

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