State efforts to label genetically-modified food would be outlawed under a bill unveiled by a Kansas congressman Wednesday – a plan immediately criticized as a “legislative Hail Mary” that won’t pass.
Originally published on Wed June 19, 2013 5:33 pm
A Monsanto researcher is one of the winners of the 2013 World Food Prize.
Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley will share the international honor with Mary-Dell Chilton of Syngenta and Belgian plant scientist Marc Van Montagu.
All genetically modified meat and fish raised and sold in Missouri would have to be labeled as such, under legislation filed in the State Senate. It’s sponsored by Democrat Jamilah Nasheed of St. Louis.
This week, we’ll see if there’s a connection between genetically modified food and allergies.