Friday, May 15, 2015

GMO Labeling Progress

Just last month, a judge in Vermont ruled that mandatory GMO labeling will stand in the state, thwarting Big Food’s efforts to undermine the law. That’s a win for the 92% of consumers who want to know what’s in their food. 
But right now, Congress is considering legislation that would undo that progress—and prevent it from taking shape in other states.
What happened in Vermont is a great reminder of what we can accomplish when we make our voices heard. But it also draws focus on what’s at stake if we don’t keep up the pressure on our legislators. We can’t afford to go backwards when it comes to transparency in the food industry.
Thanks for everything you do,
Tom Colicchio
Chef, Restaurateur
Food Policy Action Co-Founder