Topic: genetically modified organism

Celebrate Your Right to Choose Non GMOs

Posted by Kaye Spector on October 10, 2013

Sales of Non-GMO Project Verified products have reached more than $3.5 billion in the three years since the launch …

Big Food Hires Big Tobacco Shills to Fight GMO Labeling

Posted by Michele Simon on August 14, 2012

The food industry really hates it when you compare them to Big Tobacco. They try to deny the negative association by claiming that food is different than tobacco. Of course that’s true, but why are the same consultants that have worked for the tobacco industry now shilling for Big Food?

Fight to Label GE Food in California Gains Momentum

Posted by EcoWatch on August 10, 2012

It is absolutely unacceptable to keep consumers in the dark. Passage of Proposition 37 is essential for not only the people in California but for all eaters across the country who’d like to know what’s in the food they and their families eat…

Why PepsiCo Is Fighting GMO Labeling in California

Posted by Michele Simon on August 7, 2012

Why would PepsiCo pony up more than $90,000 just to keep Californians in the dark about what they are eating? A closer look at its “portfolio of products” (in corporate speak) reveals exactly what’s at stake for the food giant…

Monsanto GE Sweet Corn to Hit Walmart Shelves

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The GE sweet corn is the first consumer product developed by Monsanto that will go straight from the farm to the consumer’s plate, rather than first being processed into animal feed, sugars, oils, fibers and other ingredients found in a wide variety of conventional food…

Opposition to Genetically Engineered Mosquito Heats Up

Posted by EcoWatch on July 12, 2012

Activist opposition to the proposed plan to release genetically engineered mosquitoes in the Florida Keys is starting to heat up—and the media is increasingly taking notice. Last month, I sent an email encouraging Friends of the Earth activists to call on the Food and Drug Administration…

Farmers Continue to Fight Monsanto’s ‘Seed Police’

Posted by EcoWatch on July 6, 2012

Every year Monsanto investigates more than 500 farmers for patent infringement with their now notorious “seed police.” To date, 144 farmers have had lawsuits brought against them by Monsanto without a binding contract with…

Citizens to Monsanto: ‘Get out of Hawaii’

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The need for locally grown, wholesome, natural, non-toxic food is high on everyone’s priority list. Walter Ritte of “Label It Hawaii” offers a strong message for Monsanto: “Get out of Hawaii, grow food, stop growing seeds and chemicals…