The DARK Act is DOA in the Senate.
Earlier today, Senators voted 49-48 to block the bill—technically named the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015—a controversial piece of legislation governing the labeling of GMOs. The bill needed the backing of 60 senators to pass cloture and proceed to a majority vote.
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"We did it!" said renowned chef and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio in a press release sent out shortly after the vote. "In a stunning defeat for Monsanto and Big Food, the Senate just voted to stop the DARK Act in its tracks and to protect our right to know if GMO ingredients are in our food."