7 more days. 7 working days, to be precise, that’s how long the US Senate has to stop Vermont’s labeling law from taking effect on July 1st.
That leaves seven days to produce a new Senate version of the bill, to secure enough votes to pass the new version in the Senate, to reconcile the Senate version with the House version (passed in July 2015), and to hold a full vote by both House and Senate.
We don’t normally reference content from the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), but for this rare exception, the simple truth is that no one else is covering GMO labeling in the Senate like the OCA. So as usual, please don’t take this as an endorsement for the OCA from The Walk a Mile Project, but in this case we certainly agree with them on the push for GMO labeling, as you can see over at walkamileproject.com.
Specific senators are noted on the OCA’s article here, urging people who live in these areas to contact their senators. Click the link below to read the article in its entirety.