National Policy Issues & Topics


Child Nutrition


Climate Change



Federal Farm Bill

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Food Safety

Federal Food Safety Legislation Updates

NOFA Vermont is working with local and national partners to understand and create comments on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Genetically Modified (GM) or Genetically Engineered (GE) organisims pose human and environmental health risks and are strictly prohibited by organic standards.

GMO Labeling

  • NOFA Vermont is a founding member of the Vermont Right to Know Coalition, working to pass GMO labeling legislation in Vermont. Please visit the VTRTK website for the latest updates.
  • National and other state labeling initiatives can be found at

GMO Salmon


GMO Alfalfa

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National Organic Policies & Regulations



Organic Dairy

Organic dairy industry news and policy updates

Relevant NOFA Notes