Supermarkets in New York State could soon be forced to label all genetically modified foods it carries on its shelves, as a bill in Albany would require so-called "GMO labeling" to bring New York in line with practices already embraced by three other states. NY1's Zack Fink filed the following report for NY1.
Oh No, 'GMO': A Proposed Ballot Initiative Would Require Labeling of Foods, But Not Everyone's on Board
If it makes the cut, expect a fight. In 2012, GMO-labeling opponents spent over $46 million to convince voters to defeat a similar bill in California. And though legislative bills and ballot initiatives are under consideration in dozens of states, only Vermont has successfully passed a mandate.
Groups are paying big money to stop NY lawmakers from passing law that would require GMO food labels
By: Zack Fink,
MONTPELIER – The House on Wednesday propelled to the governor's desk a bill that could make Vermont the first state to require labeling of foods that contain genetically modified organisms.
The bill passed the house with a 114-30 vote.
Is Big Ag squelching research showing its new RNAi GMOs may be dangerous?
By Caitlin Rockett,
After nearly 30 years studying how plants use their genes to defend against viruses, Vicki Vance, a professor at the University of South Carolina, doesn’t see genetically modifying plants as a malevolent or arrogantly God-like endeavor.