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Anders Statement on GMO Labeling Legislation


anders Statement on GMO Labeling Legislation

Senator Bernie Sanders

WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement after the Senate blocked legislation by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) that would have prevented Vermont and other states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods:

"I am pleased that Congress stood up to the demands of Monsanto and other multi-national food industry corporations and rejected this outrageous bill. Today’s vote was a victory for the American people over corporate interests.