Senate votes down biotech food-labeling measure

05/24/2013 | Huffington Post, The · St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Senate voted 71-27 to block a farm-bill amendment saying that states have the power to require special labeling for biotech foods. The proposal "is not germane to the farm bill" and would interfere with the FDA's science-based process of deciding what food labeling is necessary for consumers, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said. The FDA doesn't "require special labeling because they've determined that food content of these ingredients does not materially differ from their conventional counterparts," Stabenow said.

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