Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law Requirements

Vermont's 'GMO label' law takes effect on July 1; however, it contains a six-month grace period, so food labels have until Jan. 1, 2017, to get into compliance.

By Maureen Gorsen of Alston & Bird

By now you've heard that Vermont will require food containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled — the so-called “GMO label.” The law takes effect on July 1. However, it contains a six-month grace period, so food labels have until Jan. 1, 2017, to get into compliance.

We've included a quick guide to getting your food labels in tip-top shape and ready for sale in Vermont by the end of the year. Download it here

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