"From Maine to Washington, a growing number of states are taking on the issue of genetically engineered foods, fanning the flames of a decades-old debate about whether these organisms — often called GMOs — are dangerous to human health.
Last month, the Vermont House of Representatives became the first legislative body in the nation to pass a bill requiring labeling of genetically modified organisms, followed weeks later by the Connecticut Senate. Right to Know GMO, which describes itself as a grassroots coalition with members in 37 states, counts 26 states as having introduced labeling bills. The Vermont bill goes to the Senate when it reconvenes in January."
Read the full article by Dan D'Ambrosio, "The Battle Over GMOs," in the Burlington Free Press.