Colleen Halley

Vermont Companies start the discussion on a GE-labeled marketplace

On Wednesday, April 3rd, Ben & Jerry’s hosted a workshop for Vermont’s specialty food producers to share the experience of their transition source only non-GMO ingredients across all of their products. Ben & Jerry’s staff from sourcing and R&D talked through the process of re-formulating flavors and what it takes to source non-GMO ingredients. Chris …

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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 recent Times Argus opinion piece, Right to Know advocates Andrea Stander, Dave Rogers, and Falko …

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VPIRG’s lawyer on the VY case and how you can help him

We’ve had enough of Entergy’s lies and leaks, and that’s why VPIRG is continuing to fight to make sure the plant is shuttered for good. Right now, we feel our best chance rests with the case currently pending before the PSB. As this phase of Public Service Board (PSB) hearings on Vermont Yankee wrapped up last week, 7 Days ran a great article on Jim Dumont, VPIRG’s lawyer on the case.

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, it is a very positive sign for all of us who support labeling genetically engineered …

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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 information they have gathered into this year’s bill. The major issue still up for debate …

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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 meeting week. So… we’re hosting five separate forums across the state to give you an …

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