Archives: 2011

Founder of Allergy Kids Foundation and a concerned mother of four, Robyn O’Brien believes that we have the right to know what’s in our food. Especially as a parent of children with food allergies, O’Brien understands the need to know …

It's been two months since a broad-based coalition of 20 organizations filed a petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods, also known as genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

December 15, 2011

Genetically Engineered Salmon?

Before GE Salmon Goes to Market, FDA Needs to Label It Today, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard held a hearing on the environmental risks of genetically engineered (GE) fish. In response to ongoing efforts …

By Elizabeth Sullivan of the Bon Appétit Management Company Most people — regardless of how you feel personally about transgenic, or genetically engineered (GE), foods —  would agree that we all have a right to make informed choices. Polls show …

Throughout history, humans have relied on animals and plants for sustenance. These complex relationships evolved over tens of thousands of years — so what might happen if all of a sudden our food supply displayed a dramatically different atomic formation that our body could not reco

November 23, 2011

Giving Thanks

This Thanksgiving we are thankful to our more than 400 partner organizations and the over 350,000 individuals who have sent comments to the Food and Drug Administration as part of the Just Label It campaign.

Many popular Thanksgiving dishes may use ingredients that have been genetically engineered, and the FDA does not require that these genetically modified foods be labeled. So here are a few simple ideas to help you avoid these potentially uninvited guests to your Thanksgiving table.

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s recent recommendation for its commercialization, the world’s first genetically-engineered (GE) fish just swam a little closer to your dinner table. This super fast-growing salmon, called AquAdvantage, is produced by the Massachuse

In a country that labels everything from cosmetics to cleaning agents, it’s surprising that there are no laws in the U.S. requiring labeling of genetically engineered foods. There are many reasons why Americans want labeling of genetically engineered foods. Whatever …