Governor Expected To Sign GMO Labeling Bill In Vermont

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Governor Expected To Sign GMO Labeling Bill In Vermont
Thu, 04-24-2014 - 2:56pm

"The country’s first state bill to require GMO labeling has been passed in the state of Vermont after several major food corporations actively resisted the state-by-state movement to let consumers know what they are purchasing.

The measure was approved by the Vermont House Wednesday evening, and Governor Peter Shumlin said he plans to sign the bill that would take effect July 1, 2016. Shumlin said about the vote, “I am proud of Vermont for being the first state in the nation to ensure that Vermonters will know what is in their food.” The even more thrilling aspect of this bill passage is that it makes the United States known across the globe as a nation that is beginning to take a stance against genetically modified organisms."

http://www.ecorazzi.com/2014/04/24/governor-expected-to-sign-gmo-labeling-bill-in-vermont/

FINALLY! Here's hoping other states follow and QUICKLY. (Though 2016 is not as close as I'd hoped...)