GMO Labeling

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
7:45 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Vermont Releases Draft GMO Labeling Rules

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The Vermont Attorney General's office has released a draft of the rules it is writing to govern the state's first-in-the-nation law to require the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.

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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
12:30 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Attorney General Issues Preliminary Survey Results On GMO Labeling Rules

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The Vermont Attorney General’s office has released the preliminary results of a key questionnaire as the state moves toward implementing a law requiring labeling of genetically modified foods.
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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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New England News
8:30 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Food Industry To Sue Over Vermont GMO Law

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A national food industry group says it will file suit in federal court within weeks challenging Vermont's new law that requires labels on genetically modified foods.

The Grocery Manufacturers' Association said Thursday, the same day the Vermont governor signed the law, that government has no compelling interest in warning consumers about foods containing genetically modified ingredients. The national group maintains the foods are not unsafe.

But Vermont lawmakers said they crafted the legislation to withstand a legal challenge.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Vermont House Passes GMO Labeling Bill

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The Vermont House has taken a final, and resounding, vote to pass a bill that's likely to make Vermont the first state with a labeling requirement for genetically modified foods.

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