Residents of Washington state Tuesday voted against a measure that would have required manufacturers to label food and beverages that contain genetically modified ingredients. "Because a 50-state patchwork of GMO labeling laws would be confusing and costly to consumers, GMA will advocate for a federal solution that will protect consumers by ensuring that the FDA…sets national standards for the safety and labeling of products made with GMO ingredients," said Pamela Bailey, GMA president and CEO.

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