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JUL 14, 2016 - G.M.O. Labeling Bill Gains House Approval - New York Times
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to require the labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients, clearing the bill’s final obstacle before it heads to the White House, where President Obama is expected to sign it into law. READ MORE

JUL 8, 2016 - U.S. GMO food labeling bill passes Senate - Reuters
The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would for the first time require food to carry labels listing genetically-modified ingredients, which labeling supporters say could create loopholes for some U.S. crops. READ MORE

APR 11, 2016 - Oregon biotech fish labeling bill dies - Capital Press
An Oregon bill requiring labels for genetically engineered fish has died in a Senate committee after earlier passing the House. READ MORE

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