Archives: September 2013

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A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. Senate Funding Bill Strips Controversial Provision on Genetically Modified Crops The short term spending plan moving through the Senate would eliminate legislative language that allows farmers to continue growing genetically modifie

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Just Label It applauds U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) for her leadership in preventing a provision deemed the “Monsanto rider” from being included in a Senate amendment to the House Continuing Resolution. The provision would negate any meaningful judicial review &hel

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A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. Op-Ed: Consumers Have a Right to This Information New Hampshire legislators are deliberating House Bill 660, a bill requiring labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients. In an Op-Ed for the Concord Monitor, &hel

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By Michele Simon (Eat Drink Politics) Even if you haven’t heard of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, you know its members: the nation’s largest food makers, those with the most at stake in the battle over GE food labeling, including soft …

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This week, the Washington Research Council came out with a special report titled “Initiative 522: Costly, Flawed and Ill-Conceived”, predicting that proposed legislation to label genetically engineered foods in Washington state would result in increased food prices for consumers.

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Join Gary Hirshberg, co-founder of Stonyfield Farm and chairman of Just Label It, at a complimentary GMO free happy hour in support of GE labeling. Enjoy free wine and appetizers while learning more about the movement for GE labeling and the …

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A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. New Study: GE Labeling Would Not Affect Supermarket Prices Requiring food manufacturers to label products that contain genetically engineered ingredients will not increase food prices at the supermarket, according to an independent

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By Mike Lavender (EWG Ag Reform Coordinator) Will labeling genetically engineered foods result in big changes in consumer buying behavior? Not according to a 2011 study that found labeling has little impact on shoppers’ choices in countries that already require …

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Requiring food manufacturers to label products that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients will not increase food prices at the supermarket, according to an independent study released today by Just Label It. The study, conducted by food marketing expert Kai Robertson, found

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A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. Sen. Warren Urges FDA to Finalize GMO Labeling Standards U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) have sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), urging the agency …

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