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APRIL 21, 2014 - GE Labeled Food Fight Continues - ISB News Report
During 2012, California voters rejected a measure to label food sold in the state that had been derived from genetically engineered (GE) organisms. On February 21 of this year, California Senator Noreen Evans introduced a GE labeling bill. This time, the fate of GE labeling will be decided by state legislators, not the voters. In the United States, GE labeling advocates continue their fight to overcome policies established by the Food and Drug Administration. READ MORE (PDF)

APRIL 15, 2014 - GMO food label legislation: FDA, not states, would decide - Tri-State Neighbor
U.S. agriculture is coming down on both sides of recently introduced federal legislation on genetically modified organism (GMO) food labeling.. READ MORE

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