Vilsack to hold GMO labeling meeting

Agriculture secretary plans to bring people together to see if common ground exists on genetically modified labeling.

This week, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said he plans to convene with people from both sides of the aisle on labeling foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to determine whether or not common ground can be established.

Vilsack said the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s role is to bring different parties together to identify if there is a consensus that could then be made as a recommendation to members of Congress who ultimately have the final say.


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