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AFBF to Support Roberts’ Senate GMO Bill to Protect Ag Innovation

AFBF to Support Roberts’ Senate GMO Bill to Protect Ag Innovation
AFBF’s Board of Directors on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 voted to support efforts of Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) to move forward with a bill to pre-empt state GMO labeling mandates.
 
“The Senate Agriculture Committee this week is marking up a bill to provide American consumers a wealth of easily accessible, accurate information about GMOs through a voluntary, national GMO labeling program,” AFBF President Zippy Duvall said in a news release. “The bill would pre-empt a patchwork of mandatory and misleading state GMO labeling laws founded more on scare-tactics than science, and we must move this process forward.”


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