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House Votes to Keep Americans in Dark on Food, Passes Sndustry’s 'DARK Act'


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House Votes to Keep Americans in Dark on Food, Passes Sndustry’s 'DARK Act'

WASHINGTON - Friends of the Earth voiced deep disappointment at yesterday’s passage of H.R. 1599, a bill which preempts state and local authority to label and regulate genetically engineered food. Dubbed the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, the bill was backed primarily by Republicans and passed by a vote of 275-150.

Friends of the Earth Food and Technology Program Director Lisa Archer offers the following statement in response:

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