Montpelier, VT – The GMO food industry suffered a defeat late yesterday when a federal court ruled that Vermont’s genetically engineered food labeling law – Act 120 – was constitutional. The decision came from Christina Reiss, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, and was celebrated by […]
Science and Technology:
Two important studies recently released on the economic costs of climate change show us the very high costs of continuing on our current carbon pollution trajectory. One is from the Risky Business Project, the other from top climate economists Simon Dietz and Nicholas Stern. [Energy Collective] The EPA has just given the […]
Dear friends and colleagues,
Sorry for the lengthy message but this is important.
This Thursday, February 6th, the Vermont Senate is holding a public hearing on the proposed bill to label GMO foods: Bill H. 112. AN ACT RELATING TO THE LABELING OF FOOD PRODUCED WITH GENETIC ENGINEERING
Thursday, February 6th Vermont State […]
VBSR Awards ‘Legislator of the Year’ to Representative Carolyn Partridge Award to be Presented at VBSR’s 21st Annual Fall Conference on November 20
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced Wednesday that Representative Carolyn Partridge, a lawmaker from Windham, will receive the organization’s Legislator of the Year award for her work to […]
WASHINGTON, May 22 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today proposed an amendment to the farm bill that would let Vermont and other states require clear labels on any food or beverage containing ingredients that have been genetically modified.
“All over this country, people are becoming more conscious about the foods they are eating and […]