Gov. Malloy Backs Peoples’ Interests in Historic First State Vote to Pass Genetically Engineered Food Labeling!

HISTORIC CONNECTICUT NEWS!

The Connecticut Senate voted unanimously Saturday June 1st to approve a compromise Genetically Engineered Food Labeling bill supported by House leadership and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

The agreement passed Saturday by the Senate was endorsed by Tara Littman-Cook of GMO [genetically modified organism] Free Connecticut, a group which lobbied against the version of the bill passed by the House. In a press release from Senate Democrats…to read more go to:

http://bit.ly/18HYtVb

(ed. note: Looks like CT will formally complete its the first-in-the-nation GMO labeling bill next week)It contains a “trigger clause” that says at least 4 other states need to adopt similar legislation, AND enough northeast states need to adopt GMO labeling with a total population of 20 million.

 

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