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Campbell GMO labeling announcement could spur federal action

Campbell Soup Company's decision to support mandatory GMO labeling received plaudits from labeling advocates, jeers from an anti-labeling industry coalition, and a more subdued response from the Grocery Manufacturers Association.
It also may have greased the skids for federal legislation, a task that could be made easier if all sides in the debate could agree on what Congress should do.
Negotiations over a resolution to the issue could heat up next week. A source told Agri-Pulse that USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is inviting representatives from both sides to a meeting Wednesday in an attempt to forge a compromise on a labeling bill.
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