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GMO Labeling Law: The Good And The Bad

President Obama signed S. 764 at the end of July, making mandatory disclosure of bioengineered food the law nationwide and shifting the focus to the rulemaking process. In this opinion article, John Keeling discusses the benefits and concerns that come with this new piece of legislation.

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