Archives: January 2012

New Resources Provide Background on GE Foods

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about the growing momentum to label genetically engineered (GE) foods. We at the Just Label It campaign get a lot of questions from the public about GE foods. What …

by Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff for Eco Child’s Play When is a salmon not a salmon? It sounds ridiculous, but that’s one of the most important issues in the food world, where the gloves are off in the fight about genetically …

The Just Label It campaign today launched a new video by Food, Inc. filmmaker Robert Kenner that empowers consumers to fight for their right to know what is in their food. The video, “Labels Matter,” is the result of collaboration …

Genetically engineered salmon could pose serious risks to wild populations of salmon, many of which are currently threatened or endangered. On Thursday, January 19, the California State Assembly will vote on legislation to require that all genetically engineered (GE) fish …

By Maria Rodale for The Huffington Post I demand organic. It’s that simple. I know, you’re thinking, “Of course you demand organic. You wrote the Organic Manifesto and grew up on an organic farm.” True, but, even if I didn’t, …

On Tuesday, NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show featured a discussion on whether or not the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) should require labels for genetically engineered (GE) foods. Stonyfield Farm President and Just Label It partner Gary Hirshberg joined New York …