• Vt. Senate committees to hear about GMO labeling
    February 03,2014

    The Associated Press

    MONTPELIER — Two Vermont Senate committees are planning to take testimony on labeling of food produced with genetic engineering at an upcoming public hearing.

    The session is set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the House chamber.

    The Senate is reviewing legislation to require labeling — a measure that was passed by the House last year.

    Supporters say consumers should have a right to know whether their food was produced through genetic engineering.

    Opponents, including the biotech industry, say there’s no difference between genetically engineered food and that produced by conventional methods, so labeling isn’t necessary.

    MORE IN This Just In
    It will be a busy week in gubernatorial politics with two candidates holding formal campaign... Full Story
    KABUL, Afghanistan Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital... Full Story
    Bombing at Afghan clinic kills at least 19
    Low-income mothers will soon have more choices of food for their families through a pre-exisiting... Full Story
    More Articles
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS