Vermont Governor Signs GMO Labeling Bill into Law

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Genetically modified organisms have been in America's food supply for 20 years. Today, Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill making Vermont the first to require labeling of GMO products. The new law will include $1.5 million to fight off the inevitable lawsuits by the food and grocery industries. The FDA, World Health Organization, organized doctors and scientists all have found that foods and beverages containing GMO are no different from products produced conventionally. But consumers want to know. Dr. Marion Nestle is Professor in New York University's Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health. Her books include Food Politics and Eat Drink Vote.

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Guest:
Marion Nestle - New York University - @marionnestle

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Caitlin Shamberg, Mike Kessler, Andrea Brody