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Supporters have hailed the legislation, which advanced 65-32, as a bipartisan compromise.
The bill directs the USDA to create a national labeling standard.
Spending legislation requires regulations for genetically engineered salmon.
Environmental groups have pushed back at the FDA for approving the fish.
The regulations date back to 1986 before genetically engeered crops were commercialized.
The department has allegedly failed to provide records on genetically engineered crops.
The bill would create a federal standard for voluntary GMO labeling, preempting state laws.
Of 800 moms surveyed online, 93 percent want the company to label products with GMOs.
A Vermont federal district court judge upheld the law set to take effect July 1, 2016.
Debate over labeling genetically engineered ingredients has resurfaced in the GOP Congress.
There is no federal requirement to label genetically modified or engineered products.
The bill creates a national standard and blocks state laws on GMO labels.
The bill, which lawmakers hailed as a breakthrough, could get a vote next week.
The public now has until May 10 to submit comments.
The poll comes as lawmakers consider blocking mandatory labeling laws with the spending bill.
The decision is a major victory for the biotechnology industry.
The restaurant is accused of using the "GMO-free" claim to make its food seem healthier.
The legislation preempts states from enacting their own mandatory labeling laws.
The bill would prohibit states from enacting labeling laws and regulating genetically modified...
A new survey shows 88 percent of Americans favor gentically modified food labeling.
Groups are fighting a push for labels on all food containing genetically modified organisms.
GMO foods have drawn criticism from food safety groups.
For families trying to make it in this economy, every dollar counts. And it’s getting harder. The...