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Vermont GMO Label Victory – U.S. Senate Seeks to Undermine

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Touch the Soil News #426 For the first time in U.S. History, food manufacturers have to label foods containing GMO products. The Vermont Law requiring GMO labeling went into effect on July 1, 2016. The Consumerist published a number of photos showing food labels in Vermont. One wonders why all the fuss by national politicians to do away with this basic reporting of food ingredients? https://consumerist.com A can of Spaghettios showing the GMO label used to comply with Vermont law (photo courtesy of the Consumerist) Depending upon which statistics you read, food manufacturers and GMO seed companies have spent up to $100 million over the past few years thwarting individual…

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The State of Vermont Arm Wrestles the GMO Cartel – the Biggest Showdown in U.S. Food History

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Touch the Soil News #116 –– includes 1 video   Over the last 20 years, the GMO cartel has scored success after success in controlling seeds, promoting chemical agriculture through plants resistant to pesticides, high level lobbying in Congress, the USDA and the FDA and spending millions to block state referendums to have foods labeled that contain GMO crops. In the process of getting their way, the Monsanto Corporation – the lead organization in creating GMO agriculture – has become popularly labeled as the most hated corporation in the world. Over the last three years, several key states have initiated referendums to label foods containing GMOs only to be marginally…

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