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Dairy Facts 2016

House Begins Deliberations on GMO Labeling Bill

Jul 15, 2015

The House Agriculture Committee yesterday approved an amended version of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which would create a national, science-based labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The next step is for the House Energy and Commerce Committee to possibly consider the bill; the Senate has not yet introduced a companion bill.

IDFA is actively involved in the process and will continue to keep members up to date.

For more information, members may contact Dave Carlin, IDFA senior vice president of legislative affairs and economic policy, at or Ruth Saunders, IDFA vice president of policy and legislative affairs, at

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