Vermont Moves Closer To Enacting GMO Labeling Bill

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 6:49 PM EDT) -- The Vermont House of Representatives on Friday voted in favor of legislation that would require the labeling of genetically engineered food, the first of the labeling bills under consideration nationwide to be approved by a state legislative body.

Lawmakers voted 99-42 to pass the bill, known as H. 112. Because the year's legislative session is ending, the Senate is not expected to take up the legislation until 2014.

The bill would require food companies to label the packaging for raw agricultural items "produced from genetic engineering"...
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