As consumers, we have the right to know what’s in our food.

MONTPELIER VT - Vermont became the first state to enact a law (H.112) requiring labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients when Governor Shumlin signed the bill into law on the steps of the Vermont State House.

That’s why in 2014, Vermont passed landmark legislation that would give consumers the right to know if their food was produced using genetic engineering.

Now, we’re working to make sure that this law, Act 120, is implemented successfully. As of July 1st, 2016, consumers in Vermont will see labels on genetically engineered food sold in the state!

 



Act 120 is live!

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Today, VPIRG and the Vermont Right to Know GMOs coalition joined Governor Shumlin, Senators Sanders and Leahy, Representative Welch, and supporters from around the country in celebrating Vermont’s first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law taking effect. The celebration took place on the State House lawn, where Governor Shumlin signed the bill into law…

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