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.


Will backroom deals trump your right to know?

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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 pass legislation that will stop Vermont’s GMO labeling law from…

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

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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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