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Video: USDA GMO labeling rules favor agriculture industry over consumers, activist group says

| | March 27, 2019

New GMO food labels….are “provoking the ire of environmental groups who say the rules favor agriculture industry interests over environmental concerns about the rising use of toxic chemicals by farmers,” according to a Washington Examiner report.

Scott Faber of the Environmental Working Group says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is endorsing the “motto” of the American Farm Bureau and other farm industry groups that “the customer is always wrong.”

The American Farm Bureau said in comments to the Agriculture Department that their “concerns have always been that any mandated disclosures must not disparage biotechnology, impose undue regulatory burdens or create market discrimination when there are no material differences between conventional foods and foods derived from biotechnology.”

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Original video: New GMO Food Labels Are Already Creating Havoc

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