BBC World: GM food: What’s in a label? Plenty, says Vermont

1 July 2016 Last updated at 13:18 BST Jane O’Brien travelled to Vermont to learn more about the GM food fight. Filmed by Colm O’Molloy, edited by Bill McKenna. Produced by Sarah McHaney. Full Article & Video The tiny state of Vermont has taken on the entire US food industry to force many manufacturers to Continue Reading

Times Argus: Vt. leaders herald GMO bill

Vt. leaders herald GMO bill July 02,2016 Full Article MONTPELIER — U.S senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined Sen. Patrick Leahy, Rep. Peter Welch, Gov. Peter Shumlin and others celebrated Vermont’s GMO labeling law taking effect Friday. They spoke before a crowd on the State House steps, to honor Vermont as the first in Continue Reading

Vermont Celebrates the Nation’s First GMO Labeling Law

For immediate release: July 1st 2016 CONTACT: The Vermont Right to Know GMOs Coalition Andrea Stander, Rural Vermont, 802-522-3284 Montpelier VT- On Friday the Vermont Right to Know GMOs coalition joined Governor Shumlin, Senator 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 Continue Reading

VPR: Watts: Citizens Can Make A Difference

By Richard Watts 6/30/16 Full Article & Audio Back in 2013, 11-year-old Vermonter Brigid Armbrust, her mother and her younger sister Molly started attending events in the state that touched off the now national debate about labeling genetically modified foods (GMOs). By the time Vermont’s law passed in 2014, Brigid had started a list serve Continue Reading