The bill comes after the World Trade Oganization said the U.S. rule violates trade obligations.
The legislation preempts states from enacting their own mandatory labeling laws.
The bill would create a federal standard for voluntary GMO labeling, preempting state laws.
Given the growing prevalence of sesame allergies, the senators said mandatory labeling is needed.
The industry-backed legislation would bar states from imposing mandatory labeling requirements.
House Dems also want Obama to keep a campaign pledge to impose labeling requirements.
The California Democrat said she believes the FDA has authority to require labeling.
The Washington State measure's failure would reflect the latest in a series of high-profile defeats...
The bill to keep states from issuing mandatory labeling laws will be voted on Thursday.
The bill headed for markup would preempt states from enacting their own labeling laws.
In a letter to the President they asked him to uphold his 2007 campaign promise.
Of 800 moms surveyed online, 93 percent want the company to label products with GMOs.
The agency is under pressure to mandate labels on genetically engineered foods.
The move comes amid mounting pressure from advocates for greater disclosure of genetically...
Crucial players press for legislation to institute a national system.