Your Right to Know is Under Attack
June 13, 2014
On Thursday June 12 the Grocery Manufacturers Association and their allies filed a lawsuit to stop Vermont from being the first state in the nation to require labels on GMO foods. This is a direct assault on Vermonters’ right to … Continue reading
Rule making period has begun; public input sought
June 3, 2014
The Attorney General has begun the process of drafting rules that will facilitate implementation of the newly signed VT GMO labeling law. Over the next several weeks, the Attorney General will begin soliciting input from the public and those who … Continue reading
May 13, 2014
More photos from last Thursday’s historic bill signing!
We Labeled GMOs!
May 9, 2014
It was a good day in Montpelier yesterday, and not just because the sun was shining bright and warm. On May 8th, Governor Shumlin signed Vermont’s GMO labeling bill into law making Vermont the first state that will require labels … Continue reading
Celebrate the bill signing! Join us in Montpelier, or online!
May 7, 2014
Join us tomorrow to celebrate Vermont becoming the first state in the nation to require labeling of GMO foods! The festivities will kick off at 2:30 on the State House steps where Governor Peter Shumlin will sign Vermont’s no strings … Continue reading
Bill to be signed on May 8th!
May 1, 2014
On Thursday May 8th at 2:30 Governor Shumlin plans to sign H.112 (Vermont’s GMO labeling bill) in to law on the steps of the State House. We hope that you will bring your friends, family and a picnic lunch and … Continue reading
Vermont Passes GMO Labeling!
April 23, 2014
After years of hard work and dedicated action Vermont’s GMO labeling Bill has passed both the House and Senate! Today members of the VT House of representatives voted 114 to 30 to concur with the Senate version of the bill … Continue reading
Bill Heads to the House Floor!
April 23, 2014
On Tuesday, the House Agriculture Committee voted 9-2 and the House Judiciary Committee voting 7-4 in favor of concurring with the Senate version of H.112! The House Appropriations Committee also noted their approval of the legal fund as set up … Continue reading
Bill Passes Senate, 28-2!
April 17, 2014
Following Tuesday’s initial approval, the Senate officially passed Vermont’s GMO labeling bill (H.112) 28 to 2 on Wednesday! This historic vote moves Vermont ever closer to becoming the first state to require labels on the GMO foods. The bill will … Continue reading
Senate Gives Preliminary Approval to H.112!
April 15, 2014
On Tuesday the Vermont Senate gave preliminary approval to the GMO labeling bill, by a stong margin of 26-2! After nearly two hours of discussion, the majority of our senators stood with us in supporting H.112, accepting all the amendments … Continue reading