VPIRG volunteers are delivering 30,000 citizen postcards asking for GMO food lableing to the Vermont State Senators at a rally on the capital steps.

As consumers, we have the right to know what’s in our food.  But right now we don’t know whether products contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms), because they don’t currently have to be labeled. In fact, three-quarters of the food on store shelves are the product of genetic engineering, but have not been proven safe. These foods aren’t labeled in America, but they are in over 60 countries, including all of Europe and even China.

Learn how you can help Vermont lead the way, by requiring labeling of GMO foods sold in the state.

VPIRG, 3 others file brief in support of GMO labeling law


Four Vermont groups filed an amicus curiae brief Monday with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Vermont’s genetically engineered (GE) food labeling law. Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG), Cedar Circle Farm, Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) and Rural Vermont were instrumental in passing Act…

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GMO Labeling Proposed Rules Public Hearing


We have hit an important step in the process of labeling genetically engineered foods in Vermont. On Wednesday, February 4th from 5:00-6:00pm at the State House in Montpelier, the Attorney General’s Office will hold the final public hearing on the proposed rules for enforcing Vermont’s GMO labeling law. The Attorney…

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