Health and Fitness

U.S. Senators to Advance Legislation to Stop States from Labeling GE Food

Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--October 22, 2015.  With increasing consumer concern about genetically engineered (GE) food, yesterday the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing, entitled Agriculture Biotechnology: a Look at Federal Regulation and Stakeholder Perspectives, that critics called lopsided. Most witnesses characterized GE food as safe or side-stepped the issue of safety, as government witnesses refused to distinguish GE from conventional food and opposed food labeling.

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