DuPont's Schickler: Vermont Law's Impact Limited

DuPont's Schickler: Vermont Law's Impact Limited Play

Vermont’s new law requiring labeling of genetically modified food products has been decried by agribusinesses as a gateway toward a confusing, commerce-slowing hodgepodge of state laws guaranteed to gum up supply chains and unnecessarily scare consumers. The financial impact of the Vermont law on seed-makers, which the governor plans to sign today “would be limited to none in the near-term,” said Paul Schickler, president of DuPont Pioneer, the biggest maker of seeds after Monsanto Co., in an interview at Bloomberg’s offices Wednesday.

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