Measure to require GMO labeling advances in Mass. Statehouse

by jeeg 20. March 2014 21:36
  A state law that would require genetically engineered food and seeds to be labeled on packages and on shelves has cleared a major hurdle. The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture approved the Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act during a... [More]

Support GMO Labeling in MA

by jeeg 5. March 2014 23:22
The Council for Responsible Genetics believes that everyone should know what they're eating. Join us in supporting mandatory GMO labeling in Massachusetts by calling your legislators before the March 19th deadline! They need to hear from you. Visit www.marighttoknow.org for m... [More]

CRG Applauds MA for Passing Post-Conviction DNA Access Law

by jeeg 21. February 2012 00:36
The Council for Responsible Genetics (CRG) applauds Governor Patrick for signing and Representative John Fernandes and Senator Cynthia Creem for championing S.1987, an Act providing access to forensic and scientific analysis. This vital legislation allows Massachusetts to join the 48 other sta... [More]

GROUNDSWELL FOR GENETIC PRIVACY BUILDING IN STATES

by jeeg 1. March 2011 21:07
VERMONT JOINS CALIFORNIA AND MASSACHUSETTS ADVANCING GENETIC PRIVACY EFFORTS   Vermont has become the third state in 2011 to introduce genetic privacy legislation- following on the heels of legislative action in first Massachusetts and then California. Each of these individual measures ... [More]

LANDMARK GENETIC PRIVACY BILL INTRODUCED ON BEACON HILL

by jeeg 19. January 2011 19:49
The MASSACHUSETTS GENETIC BILL OF RIGHTS was just introduced. The legislation builds on passed efforts by the General Court in the early part of the 2000’s to secure one’s own genetic information and genetic material. The state action in Massachusetts is credited with being a major... [More]

SJC ruling extends reach of DNA cases

by jeeg 14. December 2010 21:40
The long arm of the law just got longer. The state’s highest court ruled yesterday that prosecutors can indict suspects known only by their DNA profiles and bring them to justice years later when police identify who the genetic material belongs to, even if the statutes of limitation hav... [More]
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