Archives: October 2013


By Leah Segedie (Mamavation) As a parent, one of the most important things we do is feed our children. That responsibility is ours alone. We nourish them and create lasting memories while doing so. And because of that, parents are …


If a company is going to make a difference in today’s world, it’s going to have to think differently. At Organic Valley, our philosophy and decisions are based on the health and welfare of people, animals and the earth. We’re …

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By Jared Simon (Director of Marketing, Hain Celestial) Do you trust the ingredients list on something as simple as a bag of tortilla chips? There’s a good chance that list isn’t telling you the whole story, since the United States …


A petition carrying more than 125,000 signatures was sent to major food and chemical companies demanding they stay out of the corporate campaigns opposing voter initiatives to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods in Washington state and around the …


October 22, 2013

Huge GMO News

By Ocean Robbins (Food Revolution) It hasn’t been a good week for Monsanto and the rest of the biotech industry. Just three days ago, Mexico banned genetically engineered corn. Citing the risk of imminent harm to the environment, a Mexican judge ruled …


Since Applegate was founded more than 25 years ago, we have been working towards our goal to Change the Meat We Eat. By “change,” we mean making the types of food people love to eat – like hot dogs, deli …

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Residents in Washington State now know the companies who have been giving millions to the big food lobby group, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), to fight an initiative in their state that would require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food. Under …


By Tom Philpott (Mother Jones) The push to require labels for genetically modified food, which flared up in California before drowning under a flood of industry cash last year, is now underway in Washington State. Predictably, agrichemical and organic interests are pouring money &h


Today, Washington State’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed suit against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), big food’s national lobby group representing brands like General Mills, Kellogg’s, Kraft and Pepsico, for violating the state’s campaign disc


By Katey Parker (Partnerships & Media Manager, Just Label It) At yesterday’s Center for Food Integrity Summit, British environmentalist and author Mark Lynas claimed that biotechnology would feed world hunger, promised that genetically engineered foods are safe and charged that

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