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There’s a nationwide push to require labels for foods that contain genetically modified organisms, and Maine is at the forefront. Early last year, Maine became the second state to adopt a law requiring that packages of food with genetically modified organisms carry labels indicating the product was “produced with genetic engineering.” Maine joined Connecticut in passing a label requirement, and Vermont followed suit soon after. But in Maine and Connecticut, the label requirements won’t take effect until four other states adopt similar requirements. Under Maine’s law, the four other states must be contiguous, meaning the route to a label requirement winds through New Hampshire and three other bordering states. That’s the point of contention in the Maine Legislature this year for advocates of GMO labeling. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)

 

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