Iowa Senate panel weighs bill on labeling of genetically modified foods

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Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa Senate panel held a public hearing Wednesday on a bill that would require labeling of genetically modified foods, though even supporters acknowledged that it has no chance of passage this session.

The Senate Agriculture Subcommittee held the hearing on the bill, though a legislative deadline would require it to be approved by the full Senate and a House committee by Friday, making its passage virtually impossible.

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