Monsanto and Dow Chemical have been developing new genetically-modified seeds, but the USDA has hit the brakes on their release to market.
Advocates of the new bill say consumers deserve to know what they are feeding their families.
The USDA grants unrestricted use of GMO sugar beets, and California voters consider GMO labeling requirements.
Results of a recent survey commissioned by Just Label It! show that a vast majority of Americans want to know when their food is genetically modified.
Connecticut representative Richard Roy believes citizens of his state have a right to know what's in their food.
In a now-defunct factory in Nitro, West Virginia, Monsanto manufactured the herbicide used in Agent Orange for two decades.
Current FDA standards don't require foods to say if they contain GMOs -- Right2Know wants to change that.