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Lawmakers Hold Hearings on State Seal of Quality Program


Times Argus - 10:51 am Thu Apr 1st, 2010

Vermont's familiar Seal of Quality on maple syrup and other packaged foods has been suspended because it's fallen into misuse and become meaningless, the state's agriculture chief says.

Still some lawmakers want to save the Seal. Agriculture Secretary Roger Allbee told two Senate committees Wednesday that the Seal, created in 1982 to tout the purity of Vermont food products, is being stamped on products ranging from dog food to beer.

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