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Cong. Davis Calls for National Standard of GMO Labeling

Differences of opinion continue on whether or not food with genetically-modified organisms despite Congressional approval of a voluntary national labeling standard.
Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) said he doesn’t get why GMOs are such a major issue because they can cover a lot of agricultural ground.
“Science shows that genetically-modified feeds are completely safe,” said Davis.  “Three trillion meals have been served with absolutely no evidence of any impact on anyone.  The fact that GMO labels are such a major issues, I don’t know.”
But, Davis said because people are so concerned, he thought it was appropriate to set up an initiative similar to the program allowing items in the store to be marked “organic.”
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