AFBF President Zippy Duvall hailed House passage of GMO disclosure legislation on Thursday (July 14, 2016),  as the start of putting in place a uniform, national labeling system that will provide balanced, accurate information to consumers.
“Genetically engineered crops have a decades-long track record of safety and benefits for agricultural productivity and our environment,” Duvall said in a statement. “This legislation helps to continue those benefits by avoiding the confusion of differing and potentially misleading labeling standards from state to state. The next stop is the president’s desk. We are pleased that Congress has moved quickly to finish the job.”