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By: Violet Batcha (Just Label It) and Libby Foley (EWG) When consumers across Europe started campaigning for GMO labeling in the early 1990s, Monsanto released a series of advertisements in support of mandatory GMO labels. And in 1997, the European …

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January 22, 2015

Quiz: Are You a GMO Pro?

Are you up on all things GMO? Take our quiz to find out!               Thanks for taking our quiz! Enter your e-mail address here for a chance to win a pair of Just Label …

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This has been a heated year in the fight to label genetically modified foods. Vermont passed the first no-strings-attached state labeling law.  The food industry fought back by supporting a federal bill that would block any state from requiring mandatory …

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By: Scott Faber, Executive Director (JLI) There are many reasons that American consumers want the right to know whether there are genetically modified ingredients in their food, including uncertainty regarding the safety of consuming these novel crops. Until we have …

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December 12, 2014

Shedding Light On The DARK Act

By: Mary Ellen Kustin, Senior Policy Analyst (EWG) America needs a national labeling law for genetically engineered foods. That was the consensus of a majority of the members of Congress from both sides of the aisle during a well-attended subcommittee hearing Wednesday …

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This month we got to speak with one of our favorite cooking show stars, Chef Tom Colicchio. His passion for food has turned into a drive for action. He helped found the organization Food Policy Action in 2012 and is …

By: Libby Foley (EWG) and Violet Batcha (Just Label It) Contrary to the claims of food industry giants and biotechnology companies, requiring labels on genetically engineered food won’t drive up food prices. Labeling would not ban the technology or force …

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GMO labeling has been a hot topic these days with Vermont passing the first no-strings-attached labeling bill in April and Colorado and Oregon both having initiatives to label GMOs on their November ballots. As a consumer the debate over GMOs …

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By: Robyn O’Brien (Prevention) Breaking news happened in Colorado today: Chipotle Grill joins farmers and food companies around the country in urging voters to vote “yes” on Colorado’s labeling initiative, Proposition 105,  the ballot initiative that would require mandato

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By: Libby Foley (EWG) A recently released study by the economic consulting firm ECONorthwest concludes that requiring genetically engineered food to be labeled would cost Americans a mere $2.30 per person per year. That’s less than a penny a day. With enough time to …

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