U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford (R-Okla.) voted for bipartisan legislation to establish a mandatory, uniform national standard of disclosure for bioengineered or genetically modified (GMO) food. The legislation passed the Senate by a vote of 63 to 30, and now goes to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration. 

The legislation has the support of the following industries: Oklahoma Farm Bureau, Oklahoma Ag Coop Council, Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, Oklahoma Pork Council, CoBank and Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma, American Farm Bureau Federation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers, Grocery Manufacturers Association, American Farmers and Ranches, and Biotechnology Innovation Organization.