Vermont Act 120 (formerly State Bill H.112)

An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering - GMO labeling law signed by the governor on May 8, 2014, making Vermont the first state that will require labels on genetically engineered foods! The law will require labels on genetically engineered foods sold at retail outlets in Vermont, and will go in to effect on July 1, 2016. The law would also prohibit labeling products produced with genetic engineering as “natural”, “100% natural” or “all natural”. Update 7/30/14: the law is being challenged by the GMA and other food industry trade associations. On 7/21/14,VPIRG and the Center for Food Safety (CFS), jointly represented by counsel from Vermont Law and CFS, formally moved to defend Vermont’s [15]

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