This bill imposes labeling requirements and import restrictions on imported genetically engineered produce. Authorizes labeling of non-genetically engineered food and creates a private right of action to enjoin violations. (HB174 HD2)
It is currently the bill that most GMO labeling advocates are supporting and hoping to get passed in the 2013 Legislative Session. Please call your representatives and senators and submit testimony so that it continues to move forward.
To read the full text of the bill, visit: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2013/bills/HB174_HD2_.htm
To follow the bill’s pathway through the Legislative process, go to: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=174&year=2013