Wednesday, November 17, 2004

GOP Looking to Repeal Food Labeling Law

OK, so this is not specifically about GMOs or genetic material, but
with the battles that have been occurring in South America, the EU,
Africa, etc over GMO food from the US, it's no wonder that the same
people fighting to get US GMOs abroad are "thinking global, acting
local."
href="http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20041118/ap_on_go_co/
fit_food_labeling_6" target=_blank>"Telling consumers where their meat,
fruit and vegetables came from seemed such a good idea to U.S. ranchers
and farmers in competition with imports that Congress two years ago
ordered the food industry to do it. But meatpackers and food processors
fought the law from the start, and newly emboldened Republicans now
plan to repeal it before Thanksgiving."


posted by ryan griffis  # 8:00 PM

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