Mandatory Labels Reduce GMO Food Fears

Consumer attitudes toward genetically modified food improved by 19% after mandatory labeling in Vermont, compared to the rest of the U.S.
Jane Kolodinsky with GMO labeled food product

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture prepares guidelines for labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients, a new study from the University of Vermont reveals that a simple disclosure can improve consumer attitudes toward GMO food.

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Proctor's Latest Maple Innovation? Weekends Off.

Like most sugarmakers, Brian Stowe was used to working without a break from the start of the maple sugaring season in early spring to its bitter end in mid- to late April.

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Students from CDAE 171 engaging with community members in Peru

Continuing Community Development in Peru

Community development–in its many forms–takes on problems facing real people; from creating sensible and resilient transportation systems, to helping provide access to housing,  to alleviating pressures from development or natural disasters, to addressing issues around food and more.

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