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
It’s now or never for our right to know.
March 15, 2016
Senator Roberts’ despicable version of the DARK Act is going to the full Senate for a vote TOMORROW MORNING at 11am. If passed, Roberts’ bill would not only seek to stop all present and future mandatory labeling of GE food … Continue reading
Update: the DARK Act moves to Senate floor
March 4, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture voted in favor of the new “DARK Act” this week, sending the bill to the Senate floor. The bill, introduced by Chairman Pat Roberts, is designed to stop the movement for GMO labeling in … Continue reading
The DARK Act strikes back
February 24, 2016
Sign the letter: Tell the Senate to Reject the Dark Act – click here! The DARK (“Deny Americans Right to Know”) Act is back, and Vermont’s GMO labeling law is being attacked again. Thanks to persistent citizen action across the … Continue reading
Federal spending bill rejects anti-GMO labeling push!
December 16, 2015
In a win for the 90% of Americans who support labeling GMO products, the federal spending bill released this morning not only rejected industry’s push for anti-labeling language, but included a provision requiring labeling for genetically engineered salmon! This puts … Continue reading
Will backroom deals trump your right to know?
December 11, 2015
Right now Congress is trying to finish up their business before they head home for the holidays. The one thing that the biotech industry and junk food giants have on the top of their wish list is for Congress to … Continue reading
Neil Young pledges $100,000 to help Vermont Label GMOs
July 21, 2015
When Neil Young’s Rebel Content Tour came to Vermont they wanted to do more than just rock, they wanted to make sure Vermonters will know if their food is genetically engineered. In a backstage pre-show press conference Young joined Governor … Continue reading
A Big Win for Your Right to Know
April 29, 2015
On Monday Judge Christina Reiss rejected a motion from industrial food companies asking Vermont to stop implementation of the state’s GMO labeling law. The judge also dismissed a number of the plaintiffs’ claims including assertions that the law violates the … Continue reading