Vermont Senate panel votes 4-1 to advance GMO labeling
Friday's 4-1 vote came after a Thursday evening public hearing at which there was unanimous support for GMO labeling, and strong opposition to tying a Vermont requirement to action by other states.
Next week, the bill is expected to move to the Senate Judiciary Committee, and it's uncertain what will happen there on the question of other states acting before a Vermont law takes effect.
The House passed similar legislation last year.
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