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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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This month we got to speak with Leah Segedie, queen of the mommy bloggers and GMO labeling champion. Leah is a food activist and social media consultant who founded Mamavation to teach “digital moms” healthy living practices. She has access …

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By: Emily Cassidy (EWG) Advocates of genetically engineered crops claim they will help us “feed the world” by improving crop yields. But is there any actual evidence that GE crops have actually delivered better yields than conventional breeding techniques? A Nature …

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Robyn O’Brien is a leader in the good food movement and proponent of genetically engineered food labeling. Her work has appeared on CNN, the Today Show, Good Morning America, FOX News, in the Washington Post and countless media outlets, and …

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September 5, 2014

Serving Monsanto’s Leftovers

Monsanto’s president, Brett Begemann, must like serving leftovers. After all, he served up all of Monsanto’s warmed-over arguments against giving mom the right to know what’s in her food when he was interviewed for a Wall Street Journal opinion piece …

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By: Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Just Label It Michael Specter’s essay in The New Yorker against labeling genetically engineered food is fraught with factual errors but also misses the fundamental point that people not only want to know what’s in their …

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David Bronner, President of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap, is an organic industry pioneer and outspoken genetically engineered food labeling activist. David and his brother Michael established Dr. Bronner’s as a trendsetter in the organic body care industry by becoming one …

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