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New England News
12:30 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Vermont Attorney General Asks Court To Throw Out Industry Lawsuit Against State’s GMO Labeling Law

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The Vermont attorney general has asked the U.S. District Court to uphold the state’s newly enacted law that requires the labeling of genetically modified foods.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Vermont Fights Industry's Bid To Block GMO Law

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The state of Vermont is asking a federal judge to throw out a food industry lawsuit that seeks to block Vermont's new GMO labeling law from taking effect.

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New England News
9:45 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Vermont To Hold Hearings On GMO Labeling Rules

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Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell is planning three public meetings on proposed rules to implement the new state law requiring the labeling of food produced through genetic engineering.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Vermont Attorney General Files For Dismissal Of GMO Labeling Lawsuit

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The Vermont attorney general filed a request with the U.S. District Court Friday asking that it dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and other industry groups challenging the state’s new GMO labeling law.

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New England News
8:45 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Vermont Seeks Dismissal Of GMO Labeling Lawsuit

Credit Vermont Right to Know Coalition

The Vermont attorney general has asked the federal court to throw out a lawsuit filed by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and other industry groups over a Vermont law that requires the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.

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New York News
5:59 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

NY Plays Central Role In GMO Labeling Debate

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Agricultural, food and beverage companies are spending millions of dollars to defeat legislation to require labels on food containing genetically modified crops in New York, highlighting the state's pivotal role in debates about what Americans should know about the products they consume.

Supporters argue people should know if food contains GMO ingredients.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Vermont Begins Making Rules for GMO Labels

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The Vermont Attorney General's office is beginning to make the rules that will govern the state's new law requiring the labeling of foods produced with genetic engineering.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Food Labeling Bill Gets Approval From Senate Panel

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A Vermont senate committee has unanimously approved a genetically modified food labeling bill.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Vermont Judiciary Committee Hears Legal Ramifications Of GMO Labeling Bill

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The Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony this week on the likelihood of legal challenges to a proposed law requiring labels on genetically modified foods.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Supporters Push GMO Labeling Bill In New York

Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal
Credit Linda Rosenthal

In Albany, sponsors of a state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, or GMOs, say they hope they have better luck this year advancing the legislation, after it died in committee late last session.

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