10 Apr '12, 8pm

Monsanto Threatens To Sue Vermont If GMO Labeling Bill Passes | Care2 Causes

Monsanto Threatens To Sue Vermont If GMO Labeling Bill Passes | Care2 Causes

In its latest act as the world’s biggest corporate bully, Monsanto recently threatened to sue Vermont if the state dares to pass a mandatory GMO labeling law. Backed by tremendous support from the state’s consumers and food producers, the Vermont Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act (H. 722), would make Vermont the first of the United States to require labeling of genetically engineered food: a prospect biotech giant Monsanto finds terrifying. According to a 2010 poll by Reuters and National Public Radio, 93 percent of the American public wants genetically modified food to be labeled. Although the bill is backed by representative Kate Webb, and was progressing nicely toward passage near the end of March, progress has been halted thanks to Monsanto’s threat of legal action . Alternet reports : Despite thousands of emails and calls from constituents who overwhelming...

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organicconsumers.org 04 Apr '12, 7pm

The world's most hated corporation is at it again , this time in Vermont. Despite overwhelming public support and support ...

Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont Over GMO Labeling Law

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treehugger.com 05 Apr '12, 10pm

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organicconsumers.org 10 Apr '12, 6pm

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Bill And Melinda Gates Dump ALEC | Care2 Causes

Bill And Melinda Gates Dump ALEC | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Apr '12, 11am

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation became the latest high profile backer of the conservative American Legislative Excha...

Poland Is Latest Nation To Ban Monsanto's GMO Maize | Care2 Causes

Poland Is Latest Nation To Ban Monsanto's GMO M...

care2.com 09 Apr '12, 5am

Yet another nation has taken a stand against Monsanto’s genetically modified crops. Poland recently decreed that it will m...

Vermont Senate Resolves To Overturn Citizens Un...

care2.com 13 Apr '12, 3am

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MD First State To Outlaw Asking For Facebook Passwords | Care2 Causes

MD First State To Outlaw Asking For Facebook Pa...

care2.com 11 Apr '12, 9am

Maryland has become the first U.S. state to pass a law banning employers from asking their employees and applicants for pa...

Is Vermont's Governor Surrendering to Monsanto?

Is Vermont's Governor Surrendering to Monsanto?

organicconsumers.org 18 Apr '12, 10pm

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has less than two weeks to either stand with the 90% of his constituents who support a mand...

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organicconsumers.org 12 Apr '12, 4am

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Malaysia’s proposed bill to replace a hated security law that allows indefinite detention without trial opens the door to ...

FDA to GMO labeling campaign: What million signatures? via @grist

FDA to GMO labeling campaign: What million sign...

grist.org 04 Apr '12, 6pm

It hasn’t been a good week for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — if you care about public health. If, however, you ...

Poland to Ban Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Corn

Poland to Ban Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Corn

treehugger.com 06 Apr '12, 6pm

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Should Monsanto be able to patent genes? Supreme Court may take up the case, in part.

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redgreenandblue.org 13 Apr '12, 6am

Whether the Federal Circuit correctly ruled that Monsanto’s patent rights in biotechnology related to genetically modified...

Vermont Senate Votes Against Citizens United, Corporate Personhood

Vermont Senate Votes Against Citizens United, C...

treehugger.com 13 Apr '12, 3pm

At Vermont's town meeting day, dozens of towns voted in favor of resolutions demanding the overturning of the Citizens Uni...