Commodity Classic: USDA's Vilsack Calls for Mandatory GMO Labeling

Story by Mike McGinnis, Agriculture.com

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — The U.S. should make genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling on food products mandatory for food companies, according to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.

In a reporters briefing Friday, at the Commodity Classic, Secretary Vilsack says that he is proposing mandatory labeling because in order to get anything done, 60 votes are needed in the U.S. Senate.

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