In the next few months, you may see a new phrase on the labels of some foods at the grocery story: “produced with genetic engineering.”
These disclaimers have been mandated in dozens of countries for years, but until now they’ve been voluntary in the US.
Now, a state law in tiny Vermont is causing many large food companies to label GMO-containing products nationwide.
Local law pushed through by grassroots support
The Vermont GMO labeling law was pushed through thanks, in large part, to grassroots activism by people like Will Allen.