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Effects of Vermont’s GMO labeling law seen on store shelves

| July 8, 2016

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Over the last week or so, local news sites in Vermont have been discussing ways Vermont’s new GMO law could affect local businesses and what it might mean for shoppers. . . . So when I went to the store . . . I did some poking around in the all the aisles to see what was happening on the shelves. In short, things looked a bit bleak.

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The reality is that shoppers in more populated areas won’t see much change at the bigger stores right away. The big changes will come once the stock of non-compliant products have been sold. . . .

Overall, there are thousands of items that are no longer being shipped to Vermont. This includes many items that people might easily do without, but it also includes many types of infant formula as well as many canned fruits and vegetables. A list of non-compliant foods . . . was created by our local news station, WCAX. . .

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In small towns and small grocery stores. . ., it will be difficult for shoppers to find certain items once they start to sell out. . . .

Read full, original post: GMO labeling takes effect in Vermont

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