|March against Monsanto in Washington US, May 2014.|
CC photo by Stephem Melkisethain on Flickr
Marking the importance of this first-of-its-kind law*, the occasion merited an outdoor signing ceremony.
*Unlike the bills passed last year in Maine and Connecticut, which require four or five other states to pass GMO labelling laws before they can be enacted, Vermont's law contains no "trigger" clauses.
Certainly no one in the US Government, biotech companies, nor food industry is underestimating the significance of this event.