VPIRG hosted a GMO Labeling Campaign event at the Vermont State House Thursday advocating a strong GMO labeling bill be passed through the state Senate in the 2014 legislative session.

Your Right to Know is Under Attack

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

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Rule making period has begun; public input sought

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

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More Photos!

More photos from last Thursday’s historic bill signing!

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We Labeled GMOs!

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

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Signing Ceremony

Celebrate the bill signing! Join us in Montpelier, or online!

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

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Signing Ceremony

Bill to be signed on May 8th!

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

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Vermont Passes GMO Labeling!

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

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Bill Heads to the House Floor!

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

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Bill Passes Senate, 28-2!

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

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Senate Gives Preliminary Approval to H.112!

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

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