Archives: April 2013

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As the comment period comes to a close today, Just Label It joins consumer groups, such as Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, and Friends of the Earth, in collectively submitting over 1.5 million objections from concerned consumers …

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The national Just Label It coalition applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation today to require food manufacturers to inform consumers when packaged food contains genetically engineered ingredients. The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act was introduced today by

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By Gary Hirshberg (Chairman, Just Label It) Robert Paalberg’s essay, “The World Needs Genetically Modified Foods,” claims that genetically engineered foods have been forced out of the U.S. marketplace by consumer demand.  This is nonsense. To the contrary, GE foods …

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By Katey Parker (Partnerships & Media Manager, Just Label It) As genetically engineered ingredients become more and more prevalent in our food system, now accounting for 70% of the foods we find in our grocery stores, it comes as no …

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A controversial policy rider, also known as Section 733, was anonymously inserted into the Senate’s Continuing Resolution (CR), a funding bill signed into law by President Obama last week.  Though wrapped in misleading “farmer-friendly” language, the rider, commonly cal