April, 21 2016

(Brownfield Ag) Grocery Manufacturers Optimistic Congress Will Pass GMO Bill

Grocery Manufacturers Optimistic Congress Will Pass GMO Bill
Mark Dorenkamp
Brownfield Ag

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) remains hopeful that Congress will pass uniform national GMO labeling legislation before Vermont’s law goes into effect July first.

GMA public affairs official Michael Gruber says stakeholders continue to voice their concerns to lawmakers.

“From farmers to distributors (and) food manufacturers big and small-explaining how the Vermont law really is disruptive (and) expensive. (the law) causes consumers to pay a higher price (and) disrupts how farmers do their business to support their family farms.”

He tells Brownfield the Grocery Manufacturers support a reasonable compromise.

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