Together, we changed the food system!
August 4, 2016
As you may have heard within the last week, President Obama signed the so called “DARK Act” that overrides Vermont’s GMO labeling law, and the Vermont Attorney General announced that our law will no longer be enforced. Despite this heartbreaking … Continue reading
Pres. Obama: veto the sham GMO labeling bill!
July 12, 2016
The U.S. Senate voted late last Thursday night in favor of a sham GMO labeling bill that will eliminate Vermont’s genetically engineered food and seed labeling laws. The Senate bill will leave a significant number of GE products unlabeled due … Continue reading
VT Right to Know GMOs denounces Senate passage of “compromise” GMO labeling bill
July 8, 2016
In a late night vote on Thursday, the US Senate passed S. 764, a GMO labeling proposal put forward by Senator Stabenow (D-Mich) and Senator Roberts (R-Kan). This bill would eliminate Vermont’s first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law, and delay any labeling … Continue reading
Vermont’s GMO labeling law is live!
July 1, 2016
On Friday the Vermont Right to Know GMOs coalition joined Governor Shumlin, Senators Sanders and Leahy, Representative Welch, and supporters from around the country in celebrating Vermont’s first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law taking effect! The celebration took place on the State … Continue reading
A GMO labeling law that doesn’t require labels? No thanks!
June 27, 2016
On Thursday, two US Senators – Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Pat Roberts (R-KS) - announced that they had reached a deal on a national GMO labeling bill that would preempt Vermont’s labeling law set to go into effect on July … Continue reading
Join us in celebrating Vermont’s victory!
June 17, 2016
On July 1st Vermont will become the first state in the nation to require labels on genetically engineered foods! This victory will be the culmination of years of hard work by advocates, legislators and citizens across the state. Thanks to … Continue reading
No rest in the fight to label GMOs
May 2, 2016
A little over a week ago, proposals were made in the Vermont State House that would have opened up our GMO labeling law to several changes. Thanks to your calls, emails, and the work of our supporters, we were able … Continue reading
Another attack on our right to know- Action needed!
April 22, 2016
We’ve been successfully beating back challenge after challenge to our GMO labeling law since its inception- and now another has popped up. Lobbyists for big food companies are trying to sneak changes to Vermont’s first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law into the … Continue reading
General Mills, Kellogg, Con Agra, and Mars will label Genetically Engineered Foods in the U.S.
March 24, 2016
Over the past week, four of the nation’s largest food manufacturers have announced that they will join Campbell’s in labeling genetically engineered foods sold in the United States to comply with Vermont’s upcoming GMO labeling law. Food giants General Mills, … Continue reading
Another victory for consumers and VT’s labeling law!
March 16, 2016
In a win for consumers across the country today, the U.S. Senate voted 48-49 against advancing a bill, known as the new Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, which would preempt Vermont’s GMO labeling law. In a press … Continue reading