Archives: November 2013

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By Bettina Elias Siegel (The Lunch Tray) Earlier this month, the New York Times‘ editorial board published an editorial entitled “Labels for Controversial Ingredients.”  In it, the Times mentioned the recent failure of a Washington State ballot initiative which would have ma

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An all too familiar story made headlines today: “U.S. Cargo Rejected Due to Unapproved GMO Variety”. This morning, China rejected a cargo load of U.S. corn because it contained an unapproved genetically engineered variety of corn, not yet approved for …

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Earthbound Farm began almost 30 years ago with a little 2.5-acre backyard garden and a big commitment to protecting the health of the land and the people who enjoyed our harvest. That meant farming organically, raising our crops in ways …

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has officially signed on as a co-sponsor to the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, the federal bill that would require mandatory labeling of GMO foods. Warren joins 13 other Senators in co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation to require &hellip

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By Keegan Sheridan, ND I write this post while anxiously waiting for confirmation on the passage or failure of WA State Initiative 522 that would require labeling of food products using GMO ingredients sold in the state.  Numbers are still …

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As voters in Washington hand in their ballots today to determine the fate of GMO labeling in their state, the issue of labeling genetically modified organisms or GMOs, as they’re commonly known, is heating up in New Hampshire. This Thursday, …

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By Sara Newmark (Sustainability Director, New Chapter) New Chapter® has been working toward an organic, sustainable world since our inception in 1982. Our guiding principles include advancing the organic mission and nourishing the body with the natural intelligence of whole …

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Have a Coke…And a GMO? The Coca-Cola Company isn’t smiling about the latest effort to force labels on foods and beverages that contain genetically modified organisms – this time in Washington State. It’s on a long list of manufacturers that sell products using …