Food Industry Tells NY Genetic Labels Should Be Up To FDA

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT) -- Food industry groups on Tuesday warned New York Assembly Democrats pushing for the labeling of genetically engineered foods that the passage of such laws at the state level could create a hard-to-navigate patchwork of statutes that would impede the food supply.

Groups like the Food Industry Alliance of New York State urged the bill's sponsor, Manhattan Democrat Linda B. Rosenthal, as well as Bronx Democrat Jeffrey Dinowitz — who chairs the Assembly's consumer panel, to allow such matters to be handled by the U.S. Food and...
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