Vermont's bill differs from bills passed in Connecticut and Maine as it doesn't contain a clause that requires other states to pass similar measures.
The farm bill moved to conference Thursday evening with hopes that nutritional assistance would make its way into the final product.
House Speaker Brian Bosma killed a bill that would have tightened restrictions on taking undercover pictures and video of agriculture businesses.
An effort to ban BPA in baby beverage containers passed the California Senate Tuesday, but it still has hurdles to clear before becoming law.
A final vote on the Food Safety Modernization Act has been further delayed so the Senate can instead focus on financial regulatory reform.
If the climate bill is passed, reports say that consumers will pay an extra $83 per year. That's 23 cents per day.
After being voted down in the House, what will come of the food safety bill?