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!

 




Will backroom deals trump your right to know?

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

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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