Press Releases

Make PB&J Great Again

“MAKE PB&J GREAT AGAIN”: GREEN AMERICA’S GMO INSIDE CAMPAIGN URGES SMUCKER’S TO DROP GMOS AND RELATED PESTICIDES Smucker’s Called on to Produce Non-GMO and Organic Peanut Butter and Jelly and Stop Jamming Americans Full of GMOs: Urged to Follow Lead of Hershey’s, Campbell’s, General Mills, Gerber...

GREEN AMERICA CONGRATULATES HELLMANN’S FOR MAJOR STEP ON NON-GMO PRODUCTS

Parent Company Unilever Announces Two New Lines Made With Organic and Non-GMO Eggless Options;  Step by World’s 3rd Largest Food/Consumer Products Company is Another Big Win Against GMOs. WASHINGTON—February 2, 2016—Green America congratulates Unilever on two new products announced today—Hellmann’s organic mayonnaise and Hellmann’s “Carefully Crafted”...

Green America: Major Step Forward Seen in Campbell’s Support for National Mandatory GMO Labeling Standard, Voluntary Labeling of Products in Absence of Standard

  WASHINGTON—January 8, 2016—Green America congratulates the Campbell Soup Company on its support of federal legislation to establish a single mandatory labeling standard for foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and its move to voluntarily disclose the presence of GMOs in all its foods in...

GREEN AMERICA STATEMENT ON SENATE VOTE ON TPA

WASHINGTON – June 23, 2015 – Following a vote in the US Senate to “fast-track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, Green America’s Director of Food Campaigns Nicole McCann issued the following statement: “The Senate failed the American people today by passing a procedural motion on...

Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs

Washington, DC -- Today, 328 farm, food, health, public interest and environmental organizations and businesses wrote to members of Congress to urge them to protect consumers’ right to know what they are eating and require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods. The letter urged members...

Over 2,000 Groups Urge Opposition to Fast Track

Citizens Trade Campaign: working together for social and environmental justice in trade policy Over 2,000 Groups Urge Opposition to Fast Track Re: Please Oppose “The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act” Dear Representative/Senator: The undersigned organizations urge you to oppose the Ryan-Hatch Fast Track bill formally...

GREEN AMERICA APPLAUDS CHIPOTLE’S REMOVAL OF GMOS FROM ITS FOODS

Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy,  issued the following statement today in response to Chipotle’s announcement of removing GMOs from its foods: “Chipotle’s announcement that they are removing genetically engineered ingredients is major step forward for the company and an...