The first bill filed in the Florida House for the 2014 session is a duplicate of a bill that died last year before lawmakers could vote on the controversial proposal: Requiring labels on foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients.
Genetically engineered foods, often referred to as GEs or GMOs — genetically modified organisms — contain genetic material that has been altered for a specific result. Proponents of genetically modified crops, such as Monsanto, claim genetically modified crops have more nutritional value, can be grown in hostile environments and are resistant to pests and herbicides.
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