Confusion continues on GMO labeling

Confusion continues on GMO labeling

THE Senate failed to advance legislation ahead of its April recess to apply a uniform food labeling standard for genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Now, food companies are being forced to make major decisions on how to comply with Vermont's GMO labeling law, which goes into effect July 1. In addition, the confusion in the marketplace shows the need for uniformity among labels.

Three states have passed GMO labeling laws —

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