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Grocery Manufacturer’s Association Modus Operandi In Defeating GMO-Labeling

By Catherine J Frompovich September 1st, 2016 I received an email from the Washington State Attorney General, Bob Ferguson, in which he gave the following updated report that I think readers may be interested in knowing.  Why? Because it addresses how issues are strategized and apparently manipulated in the USA, which really should be outlawed at…

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DARK Act Passes Senate Committee, A Coup For Big Ag Corporations

By Brandon Turbeville On Tuesday June 23rd, it was reported that the Senate’s Agriculture Committee had reached a deal on GMO food labeling and what is essentially a slightly modified version of what clean food proponents have labeled the DARK Act (Denying Americans the Right to Know Act). Senators, corporations and the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association…

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Grass-Fed Label For Meat – Gone!

By ANH-USA The US Department of Agriculture is nixing its grass-fed standard, but they’re doing it for the most absurd reason imaginable. Action Alert! Last week, the USDA announced it would be withdrawing its standard for the grass-fed meat label. The agency is giving producers who used the grass-fed label thirty days to (1) convert the current…

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Campbell’s is the First Big Food Company to Disclose GMO Ingredients on Label

By Heather Callaghan You spoke and Campbell’s food company listened. Previously, Campbell’s unveiled plans to run toward the health-conscious organic and non-GMO market dollar. Now, they have dropped one of the biggest publicity bombs ever by announcing their intention to voluntarily label their GMO ingredients. Part of their previous plans for change included launching several lines…

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5 Good Reasons to Have GM Food Labeling

By Paul A Philips Indeed there is never a shortage of controversy surrounding GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and GM (genetically modified) food. Which leads to the question should we have GM food labeling?  Is labeling needed for protecting our public health? In a word the answer is, yes. Here are 5 good reasons to have…

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‘All Natural,’ My Foot, Hummus-Lovers Claim – Lawsuit

By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Tribe Mediterranean Foods claims to make its hummus with chickpeas, tahini, spices and “love,” but the purportedly “All Natural” product also contains GMOs, a New Yorker alleges in a $5 million lawsuit. Sarah Magier, who says she has bought their products for four years, sued Tribe in Manhattan Federal Court…

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Unlabeled GMO Potatoes Have Landed on Store Shelves; 6 Steps to Avoid Them

What a bag of the new GMO potatoes looks like as spotted in a New Orleans grocery store. PHOTO: GMO Free USA/Facebook  By Nick Meyer Who really wants the new genetically modified potato in their shopping cart, anyway? Certainly not the consumers, who have been flocking away from Monsanto and other companies’ GMOs like the…

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Oregon to Vote on GMO Food Labeling This November

By Heather Callaghan Earlier this year, two Oregon cities voted at the ordinance level to ban GMO cultivation. This November, Oregon state residents will have the ability to vote on whether they want genetically modified foods labeled – or not. There has been an outpouring of interest among Oregonians to vote “Yea” on GMO labeling…

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The Ingredient Coca-Cola is Finally Dropping From Powerade

By Heather Callaghan Brominated vegetable oil, aka BVO, a common citrus drink ingredient in the United States, is banned in Japan, India and the European Union. Actually, it’s banned in over 100 countries. The questionable emulsifier is supposed to keep components of sports drinks and soda pop from separating, but is often called flame retardant…

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