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Bill Requiring GMO Labeling Clears Assembly Committee

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on June 8, 2014 - 1:03pm

By: Zack Fink, 

Supermarkets in New York State could soon be forced to label all genetically modified foods it carries on its shelves, as a bill in Albany would require so-called "GMO labeling" to bring New York in line with practices already embraced by three other states. NY1's Zack Fink filed the following report for NY1.

New York to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed GMO Labeling Law

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on July 22, 2013 - 11:12am

By David Knowles,

When it comes to requiring labels for GMO foods, New Yorkers will soon be given the opportunity to have their voices heard.

The New York Assembly’s Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection has scheduled a public hearing to debate the merits of a bill currently before the legislature that would require that manufacturers to list whether their products contain genetically engineered ingredients.

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