Connecticut Legislature Moves to Label GMO Foods – June 6, 2013
Law is first of its kind in the United States
This week, Connecticut won the honor of becoming the first state to pass a law requiring genetically engineered foods to be labeled. (The governor has indicated he will sign.) It was really only a matter of time. The disappointing defeat of Prop 37 last fall in California – thanks to a massive industry disinformation campaign – sparked a national movement that has resulted in labeling bills getting introduced in about half the states.
But how did the small state of Connecticut make this happen?
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I spoke at length with the leader of the effort, Tara Cook-Littman… more
by: Michelle Simon