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GMO Labeling: Action Step 2

posted Aug 8, 2016, 8:09 AM by Jeanne Newstrom   [ updated Aug 8, 2016, 8:13 AM ]
Although Itasca County DFLers passed a resolution to label gmo products, President Obama signed the National Bioengineered Food Standard bill on July 29, 2016. and local action on labeling has now halted.  "Secretary of USDA has two (2) years to establish a national bioengineered food disclosure standard, and procedures and requirements relating thereto" [National Law Review].  Our local action step now is to move on and to encourage people to eat organic if they are concerned about the safety of gmo products.

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