Vermont Moves Toward Labeling Of GMO FoodsVermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.
States Weighing Labels On Genetically Altered Food In the absence of federal regulation, states from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering laws to require labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients.
Legislators Call On NY To Require GMO Labels Key Connecticut legislators, including the president of the state Senate, are urging their colleagues in neighboring New York to pass legislation that's similar to a Connecticut law that requires genetically modified food to be labeled for consumers.
Maine Considers GMO Labelling RequirementMaine food retailers would have to put special labels on products that contain genetically modified ingredients, under a measure advanced by the House.
Officials Call for Federal GMO Labeling Bill