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Senators Press For Consumer-Friendly GMO Labeling

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In Nov., Sen. Jeff Merkley, along with Sens. Bernie Sanders, Kirsten Gillibrand, Dianne Feinstein, and others,  pressed the USDA to prioritize consumer-friendly solutions in its upcoming decisions about labeling genetically engineered food: “All Americans have the right to know what is in their food and how their food is produced,” the Senators wrote in a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. “We are writing to urge you and the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) to consider carefully the rights and will of the American people as the AMS undertakes a rulemaking process to develop a national standard for clear, accessible labels for food products containing bioengineered (GE) ingredients. We also urge you to consider, and work to address, the obstacles Americans would face while attempting to access GE ingredient information through digital or electronic disclosures.”

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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