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Vermont Right to Know Goes to Washington

On Wednesday December 10th approximately 700 protesters from 22 states descended on Washington D.C. to protest a hearing on HR.4432 otherwise known as the DARK Act (Denying American’s Right to Know Act). The Act aims to preempt and overturn Vermont’s … Continue reading

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Help Stop the DARK Act

Our elected officials in Washington are all strong supporters of a consumer’s right to know what is in their food. We need them to help us defeat HR.4432, otherwise known as the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act. … Continue reading

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GMO Labeling Headed for a Recount in Oregon

Final tallies for Oregon’s Measure 92 to label genetically engineered foods have “Yes on 92” behind by a mere 809 votes, triggering an automatic recount. Many news sources declared measure 92 dead earlier this month, but the hard work and dedication … Continue reading

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Vermont’s GMO Legal Battle Heats up

Last Week the Attorney General’s office and three outside groups, including VPIRG, filed briefs in federal court asking the judge to throw out a food industry lawsuit that aims to stop the implementation of Vermont’s first in the nation GMO … Continue reading

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Now Available: Dr. Vandana Shiva Vermont Talk Videos

The Right to Know Coalition would like to thank anyone who was able to make it so much for joining us for Vandana Shiva’s inspiring talks! It was incredible to have the opportunity to hear in person from one of … Continue reading

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Attorney General Holds Listening Sessions on GMO Labeling Rule

Recently the Attorney General hosted a series of meetings across Vermont to introduce their first draft of the proposed rules for Act 120, Vermont’s first in the nation GMO labeling law. Act 120 was passed by the Vermont legislature in … Continue reading

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Dr. Vandana Shiva to Speak in Favor of VT’s GMO Law

*Update: Update: If you would like to watch a recording of Dr. Shiva’s talk from Nov. 2nd in Burlington click here! (note this is an unedited recording of the live stream so the presentation starts at approximately 14:00 on the video … Continue reading

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Attorney General Announces Public Meetings for GMO Labeling Rules

The Attorney General announced that next week they will hold a series of meetings across the state to discuss their proposed rules for Act 120, Vermont’s GMO labeling law. Below you can find the press release from the Attorney General’s … Continue reading

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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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