Vermont won't enforce GE labeling law

QR codes offer opportunities to increase widespread awareness of more food information, while many will continue call for on-package labels.

The battle over labeling for genetically engineered (GE) foods is far from over, with continued calls for on-package labels.

After President Barack Obama signed S. 764, which establishes a National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, the Vermont attorney general said he will no longer be enforcing Act 120, Vermont's first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering.

“We successfully defended our law for two years, and as a result, m

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