The GMO bill has been scheduled!

BREAKING NEWS! House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Bill Lippert, notified the leaders of the VT Right to Know Coalition late Friday afternoon that the GMO Labeling Bill, H.112, will be introduced to his Committee on Thurs. April 18 at 8:30 AM. The Committee will begin its work on the bill by…

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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…

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VTRTK announces two new Grassroots Action Forums

It’s time to ramp up the grassroots action! Let’s show our legislature and our Governor that there has never been a better to time to stand up for Vermont and protect the interests of its citizens. Let’s make 2013 the year we pass a GMO labeling law in Vermont! Last…

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GMOs are in your news!

Since last week, when the House Agriculture Committee passed H.112 for GMO-labeling with an 8-3 vote, GMOs have been a hot topic in Vermont news. As the movement continues to get more and more press, it’s important to make sure we hear from the people this bill affects …you! Read…

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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…

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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…

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Closer to deciding Vermont Yankee’s fate

Vermont Yankee is once again in the spotlight. As two weeks of technical hearings kick off at the Public Service Board (PSB), VPIRG is making the case on why VY's continued operation is not in the public good.

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