Written testimony on SB 778, a Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food
before the Maryland Senate Health Committee
Michael Hansen, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Consumers Union
March 11, 2014
Thank you for the opportunity to present testimony in support of SB1666, a bill that would require the labeling of food and food products derived from genetically engineered (GE) organisms. My name is Michael Hansen and I am a biologist at Consumers Union (CU), the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, whose headquarters is located in Yonkers. I have worked on the issue of genetically engineered foods for more than 20 years and have been involved in the decisions/debate about these foods at the state, national and international levels.
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