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Sun, Apr 27

Vermont Legislature Passes Nation’s First Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill

The Vermont House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved Wednesday the mandatory GMO labeling bill passed by the state’s Senate last week, sending the legislation to the desk of Gov. Peter Shumlin, who is expected to sign it into law. The high-profile fight over legislation requiring labeling of food products containing genetically modified organisms, or GMO, ingredients, came to a close in the afternoon with the House’s 114-30 vote in favor. Read more.