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Senate bill introduced by Alaska’s Murkowski would mandate GMO fish labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration would be required to label genetically modified seafood, according to a bill proposed by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).

Late last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations bill.

Murkowski secured language in the bill requiring the FDA to mandate labeling of genetically engineered salmon. In addition, the current import ban on GE salmon would continue until final labeling guidelines have been set by the FDA…

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