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Food Industry Threatens Lawsuit Over Vermont GMO Labeling Law

Associations Now

Peter Shumlin signing a bill into law last week, Vermont is on its way to becoming the first state to regulate labeling of genetically modified foods. It wasn’t a surprise when Vermont’s governor signed a bill into law last week that mandates the labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms.

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We Always Have Permission

Elevating Engagement

I’ve seen them do this in rural Vermont and busy New York City, and people notice, maybe especially in New York City. They smile big smiles and wave people through, often making small talk the whole while. Everyone ushered through “their doors” walk on with a big smile.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

Reid All About it

Dave Kestenbaum, Director of eRating Certification for Sustainable Transportation at the University of Vermont. Tamer Ali, SVP Education at Community Brands. Katie Hill, Associate Director at the Drug Information Association. Thu 12/20 at 11:30 a.m. Influential Leadership: Is your Organization Leading the Pack? Alexandria VA Brown Bag) .

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How to Seed Enthusiasm at Your Next Conference

Smooth The Path

I am a rails-to-trails kind of bicyclist so, I stepped up my game a week ago when I went to northern Vermont to mountain bike on Kingdom Trails. One afternoon we finished our ride at about 5 PM and were relaxing on the lawn of an outdoor bar when the sky opened up and poured.

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Dorothy, We Aren't in Vermont Anymore. : Off Stage

Off Stage

12, 2009 - Dorothy, We Aren't in Vermont Anymore. 12, 2009 - RE: Dorothy, We Arent in Vermont Anymore. false false false. EN-US X-NONE X-NONE. MicrosoftInternetExplorer4. Your association have a problem? An over-riding concern that needs to be discussed and examined by the membership as a whole? 1 Comments • Post A Comment!

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Controversial GMO Labeling Bill Stalls in Senate

Associations Now

The chamber’s decision to pass on the measure, for now at least, leaves Vermont’s first-in-the-nation mandatory GMO labeling law untouched months before it’s expected to take effect. He implied that the Vermont bill was an initiative undertaken by organic food companies to stand out. billion each year.

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Governors Association Helps Members Leverage Possibilities of the Great Outdoors

Associations Now

Governors from a number of states, including Maine, Oregon, Vermont, Montana, and Nevada, took part in the network’s launch last week. Nikki Guilford, NGA’s interim executive director and chief of staff, noted that the association’s roots are actually in conservation.

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