On Thursday, Maine became the second state to pass a law that requires food manufacturers to label genetically-modified food. The law won’t go into effect until other states adopt similar legislation, but it should surprise nobody that Mainers won’t stand for not knowing what is in their food. Maine’s political communities are widely diverse, and this bill brought together libertarian Republicans with liberal Democrats. The famously conservative Governor LePage even signed it.
Check out the Kennebec Journal’s coverage of it.