GMA Threatens to Pull Toxic Twinkies from Vermont Grocery Shelves

Big Food Lobbying Group Sends Letter to Vermont Gov. Shumlin

MONTPELIER, Vt.—Claiming “enormous challenges” and fines of up to “$250,000 per day,” the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) yesterday sent a letter to Vermont Gov. Shumlin, in which the multi-billion dollar Washington D.C.-based lobbying group suggested the burden on food manufacturers of complying with Vermont’s GMO labeling law by July 1, 2016, might be so onerous as to prevent food companies from selling their food in Vermont.

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