Vermont: GMO labeling won’t pass this year

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With time ticking down in this year’s Vermont Legislative session, it’s becoming clear that lawmakers won’t pass a bill requiring labels on genetically modified food before wrapping up their work for 2013.

The House Judiciary Committee isn’t expected to finish its work on the measure and send it to the full House for debate until next week. On Friday afternoon, committee members were digging into the legal weeds, examining opinions from the Hawaii attorney general, an industry group and legislative lawyers in Oregon on how well such a measure might hold up in court.

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