Lawmakers ask: Would Vt. be sued over GMO labels?


MONTPELIER, Vt. -- A Vermont Senate committee is set to address the question of whether Vermont would be sued by biotech or food industries — and if the state could win — if it passed a law requiring labels on genetically modified foods.
A bill requiring the labels currently is before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is scheduled to hear from legal experts about whether a law requiring labeling would withstand a legal challenge.
Concern about drawing litigation from the biotech or food industries has dogged the GMO labeling bill as it has made its way through the... read more

 
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