Court Or Congress Likely To Kill Needless GMO Labels

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Uncategorized

Court Or Congress Likely To Kill Needless GMO Labels

The future of Connecticut’s law mandating the labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms has been thrown in doubt by Congress and a court. And that’s just fine. The law is needless. The law — which has never taken effect — may be nullified. The law’s supporters are calling this threat a victory of big agribusiness and the supermarket lobby over consumers. In fact, nullifying the law would be a victory of common sense over ill-informed...

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Connecticut’s GMO Law In Jeopardy

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Uncategorized

Connecticut’s GMO Law In Jeopardy

The fate of Connecticut’s 2-year-old law to require the labeling of foods made from genetically modified organisms may soon be decided, either in a federal courtroom or in Congress. A federal appeals court in New York City is scheduled to hear oral arguments this week, in a challenge to Vermont’s GMO law. If the food industry wins in that case, Connecticut’s labeling statute would also be in jeopardy. But the greatest threat to GMO labeling laws in...

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