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Rocker Neil Young Helps Vermont Food Label Law

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Rocker Neil Young is lending his support to Vermont's efforts to label foods containing genetically modified ingredients. Young, who performed in concert Sunday at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Vt., appeared earlier with Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin and donated $100,000 to a fund devoted to defending Vermont's genetically modified organism, or GMO, labeling law from legal challenges. Shumlin said Monday that Young's donation was "a huge help." "We need more like them," he said, to help defray the costs of a legal battle that Attorney General Bill Sorrell has estimated could cost the state as much as $8...

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