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Debate Continues on. H.112

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

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Doyle Poll Results, Senate Vote Likely This Week

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

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Senate Committee Hears Testimony on GMO Labeling

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

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A Week in the Life of a Labeling Bill

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

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Join us for a film screening or workshop!

Interested in seeing a new documentary about GMOs? Or attending a free workshop co-sponsored by your local co-op? This week, there’s lots of fun and informative events happening across the state. We’d love it if you joined us! Film screenings … Continue reading

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Policy Update: GMO Legislation in VT

Curious where things stand with H.112? Check out this video with Dave Rogers, Andrea Stander, and Will Allen to learn more about the past, present and future of Vermont’s GMO Labeling Legislation! )

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VT Businesses Call for Passage of VT GMO Labeling Legislation

Group calls the proposed law, good for consumers, the food industry, and the Vermont brand Today, business leaders representing a broad cross section of Vermont’s food industry including suppliers, manufactures, and retailers, gathered at the Statehouse in Montpelier, VT to … Continue reading

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Over 200 Businesses Sign On in Support of Labeling

We wanted to take a moment to share with you how happy we are that over 200 businesses have signed our petition in support of GMO labeling. Despite the claim that some have made that labeling harms businesses, the list we … Continue reading

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Lessons from New Hampshire

A few weeks ago, HB660 – New Hamphire’s GMO labeling bill – was defeated in the House of Representatives by a slim margin of 185-162. This happened despite similar legislation recently passing in both Maine and Connecticut, and a recent poll showing … Continue reading

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Senate Agriculture Committee Approves GMO Labeling Bill 4-1

Following a packed public hearing in the House Chamber the night before, the members of the Senate Agriculture Committee met this morning to review proposed changes to H.112, the GMO Labeling Bill. They then passed the bill by a vote … Continue reading

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