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
H.112 passes Appropriations Committee, Heads to Senate Floor!
April 10, 2014
Vermont’s GMO Labeling bill took another leap forward today as it was passed 7-0 by the Senate Appropriations Committee! The bill is now being scheduled to head for the Senate floor for a possible vote early next week! While there … Continue reading
Judiciary Committee Unanimously Passes H.112!
April 3, 2014
Today was a big day in the push to label GMO foods in Vermont. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 5-0 to move H.112 forward. The bill would put labels on GMO foods starting July 1st, 2016, independent of the action of other … Continue reading
Debate Continues on. H.112
March 28, 2014
This Last Wednesday the Senate Judiciary Committee continued their deliberations on H.112, Vermont’s GMO labeling bill. The Committee has spent the last two weeks examining the work done by their colleagues in the House and the Senate to make sure … Continue reading
Doyle Poll Results, Senate Vote Likely This Week
March 25, 2014
The results are in from Senator Doyle’s annual Town Meeting survey, and the people have spoken! The majority of Vermonters want to see labels on genetically engineered foods. 76% of responders voted yes to the question “Should food products sold in … Continue reading
Senate Committee Hears Testimony on GMO Labeling
March 21, 2014
Wednesday morning the Senate Judiciary committee met to hear testimony from expert witnesses regarding the GMO Labeling bill, mostly regarding the constitutionality of the bill and the potential legal challenges faced by Vermont should H.112 be passed. There was some … Continue reading
A Week in the Life of a Labeling Bill
March 18, 2014
Excitement around H.112 has been building again this week! Not only are we in the middle of a series of fantastic events, but the GMO Labeling bill will again be the topic of discussion in the state house! The Senate Judiciary … Continue reading