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Vermont passes legislation for GMO label.. BUT?

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday April 19, 2012   -   By Tony

Vermont will be the first state to pass a legislation to Label GMO products and inform the public of what THEY ARE EATING... 90% of the legislators in vermont have voted for the GMO LABEL legislation but..Is the governor going to sign the legislation into...

SB 840 - PASSED!!!

Blog: IICFA   -   Monday May 23, 2011   -   By GrannySue

Just a quick note to thank you for your help in getting SB840, the "Cottage Food Bill" passed this week!! By a vote of 97 - 18, we have regained the right to make and sell certain foods from our home kitchens at farmers markets throughout the state....

IL folks - Please voice support for SB840 - Cottag...

Blog: IICFA   -   Monday May 16, 2011   -   By GrannySue

The Human Services Committee in the House is discussing SB840 this Wednesday - May 18 at 9 am. If they recommend it to pass, it will go for a second floor reading, and possibly the third and the floor vote. Remember, our regular session ends May...

Animal Hoarding Bill in Illinois - Asking for call...

Blog: IICFA   -   Friday February 25, 2011   -   By GrannySue

http://ppjg.wordpress.com/2011/02/22/illinois-hb-1166-nibs-animal-hoarding/  This is the latest on HR1166, which would criminalize people housing more than 7 animals at any one time. It would eliminate all the foster homes shelters rely on when they...

Time Stand Still in a Honey Yard

Blog: IICFA   -   Friday February 26, 2010   -   By GrannySue

As the slow methodical dance unfolds between the Apiarist and her hives, a drop of sweat slowly rolls down the back of her neck. Even at 40F in February, she knows that the actions she takes now can makeor break this colony of 50,000 bees. The husbandry that...

Comments needed on article about Honey bills

Blog: IICFA   -   Tuesday February 23, 2010   -   By GrannySue

Please read the article, and post any related comments at:   http://www.sj-r.com/state/x1498217077/Measure-would-loosen-regulation-on-hobby-beekeepers   Thanks!

IL Honey Bills - NEWS

Blog: IICFA   -   Tuesday February 23, 2010   -   By GrannySue

We did get Representative Fortner to support our Senate bill (SB2959) in committee today, so thanks would be appreciated to him:   (217) 782-1653   He also has a bill in reference to Honey which will be heard tomorrow Morning: ...

HB5776 Needs support!

Blog: IICFA   -   Friday November 07, 2008   -   By GrannySue

HB5776 is the initial anti-NAIS bill for Illinois. It basically requires that the program be kept voluntary in Illinois, and mandates the IDoA create an opt-out process for those wishing to be removed from the program. Since IL has put in writing (in the...


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