The voluntary GMO labeling bill introduced by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) last week would prevent a patchwork of state laws and avoid the stigmatism of a mandatory label, according to Farm Bureau. AFBF’s Andrew Walmsley explained how the bill will benefit both farmers and consumers in Thursday’s Newsline, February 25, 2016.
Roberts’ proposal “creates the framework for a federal voluntary labeling program that will provide some consistency to consumers while protecting interstate commerce,” Walmsley said.