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What it does 

The Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act (HR 204) requires the market name of genetically modified (commonly called "GMO") salmon to include "Genetically Engineered" or "GE" in front of the existing market name.

Additionally, the Department of Health and Human Services must ensure that an independent scientific organization reviews and reports on the Food and Drug Administration's environmental assessment of AquAdvantage Salmon.

Status 

HR 204 was introduced in the House on 01/03/2017 and referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the same date.

Sponsors 

Sponsor: Representative Don Young (R-AK-at large) 

Cosponsor: Representative Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR-4)