Vermont passed a GMO labeling bill that was signed into law on May 8, 2014 which says that residents deserve to know what is in their food. The legislation requires products that are produced with genetic engineering that will be sold in the state to bear a label stating the same.
This presentation by expert speaker Peter Whitfield provides an overview of current and potential state and federal legislative initiatives that impose labeling obligations on bioengineered food. In this conference, peter will provide you a descriptive overview of the legislative efforts and will equip the audience with knowledge that is deemed necessary in order to navigate GMO labeling.
Who Should Attend
Peter Whitfield's practice focuses on environmental litigation with an emphasis on natural resources law. He has served as lead counsel in numerous cases involving various environmental statutes including the National Environmental Policy Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Endangered Species Act and the National Forest Management Act among others. Peter represented the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in litigation challenging permits allowing for field...
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