Conn. House Approves GMO Labeling Mandate

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Connecticut’s House of Representatives passed a bill Friday mandating special labels for food sold in the state containing genetically modified ingredients, after amending the legislation to include a trigger clause requiring several other states to pass similar measures before it goes into effect.

The state House passed the bill, H.B. 6527, in a 114-7 vote early Friday morning following hours of negotiations, leading to an amendment ensuring the bill wouldn’t go into effect until at least five other states pass similar legislation. Twenty-nine lawmakers abstained or...
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