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House hearing shows growing support for federal GM food labeling solution

House lawmakers appear to be rallying behind a food industry-supported bill that would block states from imposing mandatory genetically modified food labeling laws and require the FDA to develop a voluntary labeling standard for foods that contain GMOs. Representatives from both parties on Thursday (June 18) expressed strong support for a revised version of the "Safe and Accurate Labeling Act," arguing state labeling efforts will increase costs for consumers and manufacturers with little benefit.



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