VTRTK announces two new Grassroots Action Forums

It’s time to ramp up the grassroots action! Let’s show our legislature and our Governor that there has never been a better to time to stand up for Vermont and protect the interests of its citizens. Let’s make 2013 the … Continue reading

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The VT Right to Know Coalition responds to Shumlin’s concerns about H.112

Last week, Governor Shumlin made the news with some remarks about his concerns around H.112, this year’s GMO-labeling legislation. In particular, he was concerned with the potential for a lawsuit by out-of-state interests once the bill is passed. In a … Continue reading

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GMOs are in your news!

Since last week, when the House Agriculture Committee passed H.112 for GMO-labeling with an 8-3 vote, GMOs have been a hot topic in Vermont news. As the movement continues to get more and more press, it’s important to make sure … Continue reading

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Big News! H.112 for GMO labeling passes out of House Agriculture

On March 1st, after weeks of testimony, the House Agriculture Committee passed H.112 (this year’s GMO labeling bill) with a vote of 8-3. While this is the first of many hurdles the bill has to clear in the legislative process, … Continue reading

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VT H.112 gets ready for a vote in the House Agriculture Committee.

Today, the House Agriculture Committee spent the morning reviewing and modifying the language of H.112 which would require labels on genetically engineered foods sold in Vermont. After weeks of testimony the committee has begun the process of incorporating all the … Continue reading

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Vermont Right to Know GMOs Announces State-wide Grassroots Action Forums Feb 25 – 28th

With all that is happening in the State House we thought it would be a great time to sit down and talk with our supporters, gather your input, and help you get ready to talk to your legislators during town … Continue reading

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Things are moving in the State House

Yesterday, the House Agriculture Committee began hearing testimony on H.112, a bill that would require labels on genetically engineered food sold in retail stores in Vermont.  From the start of the session it has been clear that the prospects of … Continue reading

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We Have a Bill!

Yesterday, a group of 50 Representatives, including Republicans, Democrats, and Progressives introduced Vermont H.112, this year’s GMO-labeling legislation in the VT House. The bill was referred to the VT House Committee on Agriculture, the same committee as last year’s bill. … Continue reading

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Coalition Recognizes Ben & Jerry’s Statement of Support

Montpelier, VT – Today, Ben & Jerry’s announced that it stands with the growing movement to bring transparency to our food system by supporting legislation requiring mandatory labeling of foods produced with genetic engineering, or GMOs. The company has also … Continue reading

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A New Year, a New Campaign

Right to Know GMOs is back for 2013! The 2013 legislative session has begun, and we are excited to see that as a result of your efforts last year, labeling genetically engineered foods (often called GMOs) will once again be … Continue reading

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