GMO Labeling

North Country News
11:30 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

VT Senate Panel Votes 4-1 To Advance GMO Labeling

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The Vermont Senate Agriculture Committee has voted in support of labeling foods that contain genetically modified ingredients — without a requirement that other states act first before a Vermont law would take effect.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Local Activists To Join Global Protest Against Biotech Giant

Protest marches are scheduled to take place on Saturday in close to 50 countries and more than 200 locations here in the United States.  Called “ March Against Monsanto”, the events will highlight what organizers see as a threat to the world’s food chain. Monsanto is a leading producer of genetically modified plant organisms, or GMOs.   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with a local organizer of tomorrow’s march, Michaelann Bewsee, director of Arise For Social Justice in Springfield Massachusetts.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Vermont Co-Ops Push for GMO Labeling

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Vermont's 17 food cooperatives are supporting a bill that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods.

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