Oral Arguments in Challenge to VT Law on GE Labeling

Written by: Neal Fortin

Primary Source: Food Law Blog, October 7, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will hear oral argument Thursday, October 8, in Grocery Manufacturers Assoc. v. Sorrell, on an appeal of the federal district court’s denial of a preliminary injunction. The injunction request was to delay effect of the new Vermont law. The law will require labeling of most foods that contain genetically-engineered ingredients. Unless enjoined, the law will take effect next July.

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Neal Fortin
Neal Fortin teaches Food Regulation in the United States, International Food Law, Codex Alimentarius, Food & Drug Law, and Nutrition Law & Policy. Before coming to MSU, he was an attorney concentrating in food and drug law. Previously, Neal Fortin worked for the Michigan Department of Agriculture. He was the primary drafter of the Michigan Food Law of 2000, which streamlined Michigan’s food safety requirements and strengthened the food safety standards for changes in science.
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