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Vermont Still Recovering From Power Outages

Vermont Still Recovering From Power Outages

Thousands are still without electricity in Vermont as people are recovering from the brutal winter storms that caused power outages all across the state last week. The utility companies are doing everything they can to fix the outages and their success is evidenced by the shrinking number of powerless households over the past few days. […]

Genetic Engineering Food Producers Fight Vermont in Congress

Genetic Engineering Food Producers Fight Vermont in Congress

The producers of genetically engineered food are taking their fight to Congress to avoid the labelling requirements of Vermont and potentially other states. On May 8, Vermont’s Governor Peter Shumlin signed H. 112 into law, which requires labeling on all food products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) sold in Vermont by July 2016. Maine and […]

Vermont Governor Signs GMO Labeling law and the ‘Food Fight’ Rages Onward

Vermont Governor Signs GMO Labeling law and the ‘Food Fight’ Rages Onward

Vermont has signed into law a GMO labeling law, making it the first State to really take the ‘Food Fight’ to whole new level. Vermont’s Governor Peter Shumlin has made his State the first one to spearhead the legal ‘Food Fight’ going on involving Genetically Modified Organisms. The fight has already covered areas such as […]

Ben and Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Cone Day [Video]

Ben and Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Cone Day [Video]

The popular saying: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” can be heard loud and clear, nationwide Tuesday April 8 2014. It only comes once a year, but for adult lovers of the sweet, cold treat it is an excuse to feel like a kid again, free of charge. Many may recall […]

Zombie Bee Discovered, ‘Zombee’ Infection Spreading?

Zombie Bee Discovered, ‘Zombee’ Infection Spreading?

Recently in Vermont, Anthony Cantrell, a beekeeper, discovered zombie bees or “ZomBees” as they are informally known. The insects were noticed after 30 of Cantrell’s bees were exhibiting strange behavior in October last year. First discovered in California two years ago, the chance of an infection spreading has been a lingering fear. Zombie bees are […]

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