The Vermont Senate has passed a bill that would require labels to identify genetically modified ingredients, starting in 2016.
The vote Tuesday was 26 to 2.
The Burlington Free Press reports that the bill still needs approval from the Vermont House. The house previously passed a slightly different version of a food labeling bill.
Senate President Pro Tempore John Campbell says people have a right to know what's in their food. Campbell, a Democrat from Quechee, believes the Senate has done its best to ensure the bill will be legally defensible.