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Wyden, Merkley push for consumer-friendly GMO labeling

Originally published by News Channel 21  November 7, 2017 Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., pressed the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday to prioritize consumer-friendly solutions in its upcoming decisions about labeling genetically engineered food. In a letter led by Merkley and joined by Wyden and nine...

Update: Tell the USDA GMO Labeling Belongs on Package

The USDA has extended the comment period deadline to August 25, 2017. Submit your comments now!  We’ve fought for years for labeling of genetically engineered (GE or GMO) food. Now, we need to push for the clear labeling of all GMOs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

Organic Farmers Leave Organic Trade Association over GMO Labeling Betrayal (Sustainable Pulse)

Original published by Sustainable Pulse  July 13, 2016 By a unanimous vote of its Board of Directors, the U.S. organic farmer-controlled Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) has withdrawn its membership from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), OSGATA announced on Wednesday. OSGATA’s decision was prompted by OTA’s duplicity towards organic farmers...

Tell Obama to Veto the Sham GMO Labeling Bill

We really need you to stop what you are doing and take action to save GMO labeling. Despite the thousands of calls, tweets, and emails from concerned citizens just like you, last week the US Senate passed a compromised sham GMO labeling bill. The bill (S.764) will likely...

Say Thank You to Campbell’s!

Join us in thanking Campbell’s for being a leader in transparency and moving towards a more sustainable food system by calling the company today. Last week the Campbell Soup Company made a public commitment to voluntarily label its foods that contain GMOs. This makes Campbell’s...