House Defeats GMO Grass Seed Ban

by Christine Stuart Less than 24 hours after the Senate approved a bill banning genetically modified grass seed, the House found bipartisan agreement to kill it. The bill was a top priority for outgoing Senate President Donald Williams. But House Speaker Brendan Sharkey was not sold on the idea or consulted about the bill. In a show of...

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Courant:  New GMO Law Unnecessary

Courant.com New GMO Law Unnecessary A new law requires genetically modified food to be so labeled; the good news is that due to built-in qualifications, it can’t take effect yet. “But there’s a catch, fortunately: The law won’t take effect until four other states enact similar legislation” Read the rest of the...

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Connecticut News

  Connecticut Retailers Warn Legislature On Bill Requiring Labeling Of Genetically Engineered Food “Forcing a labeling requirement will put Connecticut merchants on an island in relation to neighboring state competitors and the rest of the country” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2013 - The Connecticut Retail Merchants Association (CRMA)...

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Legislative updates

Legislative Updates from around the region. Vermont won’t pass labeling bill this year. “With time ticking down in this year’s Vermont Legislative session, it’s becoming clear that lawmakers won’t pass a bill requiring labels on genetically modified food before wrapping up their work for 2013.” Full story here:  ...

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