Join the VT Right to Know GMOs 2013 Campaign

Vermonters should have a right to know about GMOs! “We the undersigned have the right to know if our food is the product of genetic engineering, or contains genetically engineered ingredients, and we urge our elected officials to pass legislation … Continue reading

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Back to the State House: Vermont Continues the Fight to Label GMO Foods

Vermont’s grassroots effort to pass the nation’s first law requiring labeling of foods made with genetically engineered ingredients (also known as GMOs or genetically modified organisms) is picking up where it left off when the Vermont Legislature adjourned in May. … Continue reading

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Vermont: The Next Battleground State

On Tuesday, Californians asking for the right to know what is in their food were narrowly defeated by Monsanto’s $46 million dollar smear and fear campaign. For all of us who believe that GMO foods need to be labeled this … Continue reading

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Help California Pass Prop 37!

If California passes Proposition 37 this November, not only will all GMO foods sold in California need to be labeled, but we will be taking a big step forward in making sure all Americans know what’s in their food. However, … Continue reading

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Vermont Right to Know GMOs joins coalition of states for mandatory GMO labeling

With Election Day less than two weeks away, the Vermont Right to Know GMOs coalition, which is a partnership among Rural Vermont, VPIRG and NOFA-VT, has joined forces with similar grassroots efforts in 27 other states and the District of … Continue reading

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A Big Step Towards GMO Labeling

The 2012 legislative session marked a big step forward in the fight to label genetically engineered foods in Vermont. The outspoken support of thousands of Vermonters ensures that this issue will continue to be part of the political conversation through … Continue reading

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Where Do Your Legislators Stand?

It was just over 2 months ago that the Vermont Right to Know GMOs Coalition launched its campaign to label genetically engineered foods sold in Vermont.  With the extraordinary grassroots support of thousands of Vermonters like you, and thousands of … Continue reading

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H.722 Passes out of Committee

On April 20th the House Agriculture Committee voted 9-1 in favor of labeling of genetically engineered foods sold in Vermont. The vote came after the Committee had heard nearly a month’s worth of testimony, including the April 12th public hearing … Continue reading

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Hundreds Gather in Support of Vermont GMO Right to Know Rally and Hearing

A great account of the April 12th public hearing by Farm Aid’s Joel Morton. Farm Aid was on hand last Thursday evening at the statehouse in Montpelier where hundreds of Vermonters from all four corners of the state gathered to … Continue reading

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Vermonters Fill State House in Support of GMO Labeling

The Vermont State House was filled to capacity Thursday night for the public hearing on H.722, the bill that would label genetically engineered foods in Vermont. People came from all corners of New England, and unanimously called the members of … Continue reading

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