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2014 Predictions: We're Off to a Great Start!

General Mills’ announcement last week to remove GMOs from its original Cheerios last week was welcomed by consumers nationwide and signifies an important win for those seeking more sustainable and transparent food options.  This victory shows that collective consumer pressure can make a difference when...

Chobani Victory! But it's not over…

Whole Foods' decision on Wednesday is welcomed proof that consumer-driven, marketplace-based campaigns are working to get GMOs out of our food supply! This was a major victory for our campaign, but it's not over.  Chobani has stated in the press and on its blog that there is not enough organic milk...

Big news from Capitol Hill

By Michelle Kim Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has officially signed on as a co-sponsor to the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, the federal bill that would require mandatory labeling of GMO foods. This past September, Senator Warren caused some confusion among her constituents and supporters when she...

Call General Mills today!

If you've ever purchased food from any of the following brands, you have been a customer of General Mills: Betty Crocker, Cascadian Farms, Cheerios, Chex, Green Giant, Haagen-Dazs, Muir Glen, Larabar, Nature Valley, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Progresso, Totino's, Wheaties, Yoplait.  And if you've ever...

We support family farmers!

Family farmers represent the best of America.  They are thoughtful, resilient people who know what it takes to make something delicious and valuable from dirt, seeds, sunlight and water.  They know the meaning of hard work, and taking risks to make things better for themselves...

Food Manufacturers, this is getting old…

Stop blocking our right to know about GMOs! Yesterday, Oct 1, we learned that the Grocery Manufacturers association poured another $5 million in to the “No on I-522” campaign.  I-522 is a ballot initiative that has been proposed in Washington State that would require most raw...

Why Chobani?

Grocery store aisles across the country are stocked floor to ceiling with yogurt brands, dozens of which fall into the Greek category.  So why, amongst all the possible GMO yogurts out there, have we decided to focus our effort on Chobani? We're glad you asked...