Maine Gov. Inks Law Requiring GMO Food Labeling

Law360, Los Angeles (January 9, 2014, 10:20 PM EST) -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill into law Thursday that would require labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms if four other states pass similar measures, a spokeswoman for the governor told Law360 on Thursday.

Starting 18 months from the effective date of the bill, L.D. 718, any genetically engineered food offered for retail sale must have a packaging or store-shelf label stating, "Produced with Genetic Engineering," or else the distributor or retailer could face a fine of up to $1,000 per day for...
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