A Vermont law requiring most genetically modified food to be labeled as such remains on schedule to take effect July 1. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted not to advance a bill that would have blocked such state laws.
By: Peter Shumlin
I proudly signed a law requiring GMO labeling in our state starting this July 1.
By: Mike Polhamus
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., introduced legislation Wednesday in the U.S. Senate that would require food manufacturers across the country to label products containing genetically engineered ingredients.
By: Mary Clare Jalonick | ASSOCIATED PRESS
A Senate committee is moving forward on legislation that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods.
By: David Brooks
New Hampshire consumers deserve to know what’s in their food, but there is considerable disagreement over how well this would be accomplished by a proposed GMO labeling bill.
By: Willy Blackmore
States have tried addressing the issue and Vermont passed legislation requiring food makers to disclose when products contain genetically modified ingredients by July.
By: Anita Hofschnider
Doug Chin signed an amicus brief, along with attorneys general from seven other states, contending Vermont’s law is constitutional.