It’s time for a national solution to the GMO labeling controversy

Farmers and representatives from a diverse contingent of about 30 companies and organizations recently announced the formation of the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food.

The coalition is urging Congress to quickly seek a federal solution that would protect consumers from a confusing patchwork of 50 different state GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling policies.

The coalition is also pushing to entrust the nation’s foremost food safety agency, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with the appropriate authority to review the safety of new GMO...

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