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Legislative updates

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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:  

http://www.boston.com/news/local/vermont/2013/05/03/gmo-labeling-won-pass-this-year/9r6MymzMJ6pwn32SoqEPdO/story.html

Former Lead Anti-GMO Activist Says Science Changed His Mind

From NPR:

“For years, British environmental activist Mark Lynas destroyed genetically modified food (GMO) crops in what he calls a successful campaign to force the business of agriculture to be more holistic and ecological in its practices…

Earlier this month he went in front of the world to reverse his position on GMOs.

At the Oxford Farming Conference in Britain, Lynas apologized for helping “to start the anti-GMO movement” and told his former allies to “get out of the way, and let the rest of us get on with feeding the world sustainably.””

Listen to the full NPR Story here

07 Mark Lynas from Oxford Farming Conference on Vimeo.