UPDATED ON MARCH 16, 2016: The Senate voted but failed to pass the DARK Act, which is a huge victory for U.S. consumers.
Expect this bill to resurface, however, after Easter. Big Food will definitely not be giving up, and we have not seen the last of the DARK Act, especially with Vermont’s GMO-labeling law going into effect on July 1st.
On Friday night, Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) sponsored a new version of the House-approved “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act”, an act widely known as the “Deny Americans the Right-to-Know Act (DARK Act)”, and submitted it to the Senate Agriculture committee. Read more »