Public Hearing on GMO Labeling Rules Feb. 4th
February 2, 2015
We have hit an important step in the process of labeling genetically engineered foods in Vermont. On Wednesday, February 4th from 5:00-6:00pm at the State House in Montpelier, the Attorney General’s Office will hold the final public hearing on the proposed rules for enforcing Vermont’s GMO labeling law.
The Attorney General’s Office has been charged with proposing how the law will be implemented, and they want to hear your thoughts. This is your chance to comment in person, but if you cannot make it you can read the rule and send in your comments electronically.
The rule provides more details about how Vermont’s law will take effect, including the size and placement of the labels. Take a few minutes to read the rule, and if you have thoughts come out to the public hearing February 4th, or use our handy web form send in your comments.
We are still in the middle of the legal battle to make sure that corporate interests don’t stop the state from giving consumers the information they deserve. We will keep you updated as we learn more about the case, but in the meantime you can have your say and help the state move forward towards labeling GMO foods.