Tag Archives: GMO

Pollan on Prop 37 from Democracy Now

Worth a repost in case anyone didn’t see it already, Amy Goodman’s interview with Michael Pollan: This is the first time for the food movement to pass from that moment of voting with your fork, to voting with your votes, … Continue reading

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The importance of California’s proposition 37: The players and the stakes.

As I sit writing, eating a salad made primarily from New York and Pennsylvania produce, I’m quite aware that California grown food is much more readily available. Despite going to great lengths to favor local & regional farms, even the … Continue reading

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Take action against Monsanto and GMO

As I wrote recently in a detailed post, organic standards are far from the ideal that farmers and consumers originally envisioned. However, without GMO labeling in the US, the USDA certified organic label has been the only way to ensure … Continue reading

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News from Truth in Labeling Coalition

From the inbox, a nice summary of recent GMO developments from Truth in Labeling: ¬†Join us as we march from New York City to the White House in Washington DC from October 1-October 16, 2011 for the historic Right2Know March. … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Tell the DOJ it’s time to Break Up Monsanto

Food Democracy Now has a petition going around asking the Department of Justice to break up chemical behemoth Monsanto. Over 90% of soy, cotton, and sugar beets grown in the US contain Monsanto’s patented genes. As this Atlantic article points … Continue reading

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