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 December, 10th, 2014 – JLI’s Scott Faber Testifies Against Anti-GE Labeling Bill

November 7th, 2014 – Just Label It Responds to GMA’s Statement on GE Labeling

October 15th, 2014 – Just Label It Criticizes EPA’s Decision to Approve Toxic Enlist Duo

August 6th, 2014 – Just Label It Responds to USDA’s Decision to Advance a Proposal to Deregulate the Use of Enlist Crops

June 23rd, 2014 – Just Label It Applauds Todd Tiahrt for Supporting GE Labeling, Opposing Pompeo’s DARK Act

June 10th, 2014 – Ben & Jerry’s, GE-Labeling Advocates Protest Anti-GE Labeling Bill

May 8th, 2014 – Chef Tom Colicchio, Advocates Celebrate Nation’s First GE Labeling Law

April 23rd, 2014 – Just Label It Applauds the Vermont Legislature for Passing the First ‘No Strings Attached’ Labeling Bill

April 15th, 2014 – Just Label It Applauds Vermont’s Commitment to GE Labeling in Historic Senate Vote

April 9th, 2014 – Newly Introduced Food Industry Backed Bill Denys Consumers Right-to-Know

March 12th, 2014 – Just Label It Submits Comment on the Proposed Deregulation of 2,4-D Resistant Corn and Soybean Varieties

February 7th, 2014 – Just Label It Responds to Food Industry’s “Coalition for Safe Affordable Food” and Proposed Voluntary Labeling

January 16th, 2014 – Statement of Scott Faber, Executive Director of Just Label it, on a letter to President Obama in supporting of GE labeling

January 7th, 2014 – Just Label It Responds to Industry Bill Baring GE Food Labels

January 3rd, 2014 – Just Label It Responds to the USDA’s Draft Environmental Impact Study on 2,4-D Resistant GE Crops

November 15th, 2013 – GE Labeling Remains a Priority on National Level

October 16th, 2013 – WA State Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against GMA

October 1st, 2013 – GMA Dumps $5 Million Into Defeating GE Labeling in Washington State

September 26th, 2013 – Just Label It Applauds Sen. Mikulski’s Leadership In Removing Monsanto Rider From Continuing Resolution

September 11th, 2013 – GE Labeling Would Not Impact Supermarket Prices, New Study Says

June 21st, 2013 – Just Label It Commends Senate Appropriations Committee for Passing GE Salmon Labeling Amendment

June 11th, 2013 – Just Label It Applauds Maine’s Historic Vote on GE Labeling Bill

June 4th, 2013 – Just Label It Commends Connecticut On Passage of First State GE Labeling Bill

May 22nd, 2013 – Just Label It Commend’s Connecticut’s Commitment to GE Labeling in Historic Senate Vote

May 13th, 2013 – Court Ruling on Bowman vs. Monsanto Makes Further Case for Labeling

May 10th, 2013 – Just Label It Applauds USDA’s Decision to Extend Review of 2,4-D Corn

May 10th, 2013 – Just Label It Commends Vermont’s Commitment to GE Labeling in Historic House Vote

April 24th, 2013 – Just Label It Applauds GE Labeling Bill

March 19th, 2013 – Just Label It Commends the Natural Products Association For Supporting a National GE Labeling Standard

March 8th, 2013 – Just Label It Applauds Whole Foods For Its Commitment to GE Labeling

March 6th, 2013 – National Nonprofits to Collaborate On Promoting Organic Food and GE Labeling

December 4th, 2012 – Just Label It Campaign Urges Congress to Dump the Biotech Rider

November 28th, 2012 – Just Label It Calls on Secretary Vilsack to Deny Approval of 2,4-D Resistant Corn

November 14th, 2012 – Stars Join National Fight to Label Genetically Engineered Foods in New Video

November 7th, 2012 – GMO Labeling Issue Is Here to Stay: Prop 37 Proves Americans Want the Right to Know as the Campaign Shifts Focus to the Federal Level

October 19th, 2012 – Bill Maher Show on GMO Labeling Features Just Label It Chair Gary Hirshberg

September 17th, 2012 - Just Label It and Farm Aid Partner to Promote Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered (GE) Food

September 12th, 2012 - Just Label It Endorses “Yes on Prop 37 – California Right to Know

September 10th, 2012 - Just Label It Survey: Parents Overwhelmingly Say Label Genetically Engineered Foods

July 10th, 2012 - “Just Label It” Condemns Dangerous Riders Snuck Into The Farm Bill By Chemical Companies Working To Keep Americans In The Dark About Their Food

June 29th, 2012 - Fireworks May Not Pack the Only July 4th Surprise

June 25th, 2012 - National Coalition “Just Label It” Urges Defeat of Farmers Assurance Bill

May 29th, 2012 - National Just Label It coalition urges FDA to use 21st century science – not the five senses – to drive GMO food policy

May 24th, 2012 - National Just Label It Coalition Calls For New Era of Transparency in Government

May 2nd, 2012 - National Just Label It Coalition for GMO Labeling Applauds California Right to Know 2012 Ballot Initiative

March 27th, 2012 - Record-breaking One Million Americans Tell FDA:  We Have a Right to Know What’s in Our Food

January 18th, 2012 -  Consumer-backed Effort To Label Genetically Engineered Food Releases Video By Food, Inc. Filmmaker Robert Kenner

October 4th, 2011 -  Just Label It Launches Consumer Campaign Calling For The Right to Know What Is In Our Food

 

(CNBC.com) Last year $2.4 billion worth of products were sold with a label saying they do not contain ingredients from genetically modified organisms, but the claim wasn’t backed by any government regulatory agency. Instead, it came from the Non-GMO Project, …

(New York Times) Whole Foods Market, the grocery chain, on Friday became the first retailer in the United States to require labeling of all genetically modified foods sold in its stores, a move that some experts said could radically alter the food …

(Huffington Post) Whole Foods has announced that by 2018, all products in U.S. and Canada stores must be labeled if they contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This is the first national grocery store to set a deadline from GMO labeling. …

(Huffington Post) I am often asked about why GE ingredients should be present on our food labels, as well as whether the government actually has the power and responsibility to label. In a recent presentation at TEDxManhattan, I tried to …

(Forbes) 8 months ago, I reported on “Nine Innovative Food Websites You Can’t Live Without.”  But food and technology innovation of course did not stop there.  Since June, several new (or newly designed) food-centric websites have hit the internet. [To …

(TakePart) The defeat of California’s Proposition 37 last November was a low point for the anti-GMO movement. The loss at the polls came after months of massive spending by Big Food entities, which is widely attributed to the proposition’s plumetting polling numbers …

(USA Today) The latest video compilation featuring stars (those are always kind of fun, don’t you think?) comes from Just Label It, a coalition of 600 organizations dedicated to the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Michael J. Fox, Julie …

Gary Hirshberg, Just Label It’s Chairman, appeared on HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher in October 2012.  The interview covered the Prop 37 debate, how GMOs impact more than just food, and why we should care about labeling. Watch a …

(The Dr. Oz Show) Are genetically modified foods safe? Learn about the GMOs you’re feeding to your family and might not even know it. Dr. Oz hosts a debate about these controversial foods. Watch here: http://www.doctoroz.com/episode/gmo-foods-are-they-dangerous-your-health

(Sustainable Food News) Ninety percent of mothers and 88 percent of fathers want the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, according to a new survey by the Just Label It – We Have a Right to Know (JLI) campaign. &hel

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