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US Senate Reaches Deal on GMO Labels

The U.S. Senate has reached a deal on labeling foods that have genetically modified ingredients, just a week before a harsher GMO (genetically modified organism) law is to go into effect in the northeastern state of Vermont. The federal legislation cannot be approved by the House of Representatives until after members return from their summer recess July 5. But if passed, the law would supersede Vermont's law, establishing a rule that is easier for food companies to meet. Vermont...

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