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The Associated Press reports that the Vermont Attorney General's office "has formally adopted the regulations implementing a state law requiring the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering," which means that the new regulations will take effect on July 1, 2016.

It was about a year ago that Vermont legislators passed the law, and it was signed into law by Gov. Peter Shumlin.

The story says that "Attorney General Bill Sorrell said with the formal adoption of the rule, the state is giving ample time for food manufacturers and retailers to prepare for the law to take effect."
KC's View:
Whether or not one agrees with GMO labeling, this law isolates Vermont in a way that I just don't think makes sense ... it is either going to lead to product scarcities or high prices, because manufacturers are going to have to start making hard choices about what is worth doing for the approximately 626,000 people who live there.