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‘A Disaster’: Critics Pounce on USDA’s New GMO Labeling Rule: It’s Intended to Hide, NOT Disclose, Info About GMOs

Posted by on December 23, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
‘A Disaster’: Critics Pounce on USDA’s New GMO Labeling Rule: It’s Intended to Hide, NOT Disclose, Info About GMOs

Food safety advocates are expressing sharp disappointment with the final federal GMO labeling rule, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). “It is obvious that this rule is intended to hide, not disclose, information about genetically modified foods,” said  Agriculture and Trade Policy senior attorney Sharon Treat. #gmolabeling

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Whole Foods Quietly Halts GMO Labeling Requirements

Whole Foods Quietly Halts GMO Labeling Requirements

In an email sent by Whole Foods President and Chief Operations Officer A.C. Gallo announced that the company is pausing its GMO Food labeling requirements. The requirements, which were scheduled to take effect on September 1, would have required that suppliers disclose on their packaging whether or not their products contained genetically modified ingredients. The requirements, which were announced five years ago, were three months away from being implemented.

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The Dirty Habits of the Dairy Industry and Why Pasteurized Products May Be Worse Than Raw

Posted by on January 3, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
The Dirty Habits of the Dairy Industry and Why Pasteurized Products May Be Worse Than Raw

Big dairies have put out disinformation that raw products are unsafe, while their “pasteurized” products have killed consumers. Be aware.

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‘Sham’ GMO Bill Advances in Senate Amid Widespread Opposition

Posted by on July 8, 2016 in Government, Policies with 7 Comments
‘Sham’ GMO Bill Advances in Senate Amid Widespread Opposition

The so-called “compromise” bill allows food companies to label GMOs by using codes, symbols, or packaging language. Critics slammed the bill’s sponsors for negotiating the legislation behind closed doors, accusing Stabenow and Roberts, among others, of being in Big Ag’s pocket. According to an analysis of OpenSecrets.org data by the group Organic Consumers Association (OCA), supporters of the bill received more than twice as much money in campaign donations from companies like Monsanto than opponents.

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Fate of Vermont’s Historic GMO-Labeling Law in US Senate’s Hands (Who Are Voting on a Pathetic “Compromise” Bill)

Posted by on July 4, 2016 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Fate of Vermont’s Historic GMO-Labeling Law in US Senate’s Hands (Who Are Voting on a Pathetic “Compromise” Bill)

“The Senate bill would allow manufacturers to post ‘call for more information’ phone numbers or even smart phone ‘QR codes’ if they so desire—meaning that if you have a phone with the right app installed, a steady hand and a solid data connection you’ll be able to access a website that will tell you what’s in the food you’re buying. That’s not a label—that’s a hassle.” – Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch.

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Monsanto’s Trojan Horse Bill Threatens GMO Labeling For Good

Posted by on June 30, 2016 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 2 Comments
Monsanto’s Trojan Horse Bill Threatens GMO Labeling For Good

Although the bill is being touted as America’s “First Mandatory, Nationwide Label for GMO Foods” by lawmakers who are in the pocket of the biotech industry (the proprietor of the bill took $8,000 from Monsanto prior to getting elected), the bill would actually do the opposite, potentially, undermining the state’s democratic right to implement GMO labeling.

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Your Tax Dollars Are Being Used to Promote Dangerous Biotech Propaganda

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Agencies & Systems, Government with 0 Comments
Your Tax Dollars Are Being Used to Promote Dangerous Biotech Propaganda

Our tax dollars should be used for the interests of the people, not the big corporations. This article by Dr. Mercola shows the way biotech propaganda is sneaking it’s way into our bills and laws.

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How Vermont May Have Inadvertently Delivered GMO Labeling to the Entire Country

Posted by on March 22, 2016 in Government, Policies with 3 Comments
How Vermont May Have Inadvertently Delivered GMO Labeling to the Entire Country

“This shows that the United States has the capacity to join the 64 other countries that already require GMO labeling,” said Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin.

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FDA Approves First GMO Animal: Salmon To Be Sold With No GMO Label

FDA Approves First GMO Animal: Salmon To Be Sold With No GMO Label

Charged with protecting the health and welfare of Americans, the FDA has just approved the first ever genetically modified animal to be sold in American supermarkets – salmon. Worse yet – you won’t have the benefit of knowing, as the salmon is not required to be GMO labeled.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Campaigns for GMO Labeling at U.S. Capitol

Gwyneth Paltrow Campaigns for GMO Labeling at U.S. Capitol

Famous actress & healthy eater, Gwyneth Paltrow, takes a much-needed stance against GMO chemical violence by recently heading to the U.S. capitol to express her concerns about the DARK Act which could trample on the right of states to enact GMO food-labeling laws.

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Dr. Mercola Says Now Is the Time to Make GMO Labeling a Reality (Defeat the Pompeo Bill)

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Dr. Mercola Says Now Is the Time to Make GMO Labeling a Reality (Defeat the Pompeo Bill)

Dr. Mercola: Currently, Americans are standing at a crossroads: one way leads to certain labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods across the country; the other will lead toward the elimination of that possibility. If you’ve never taken action on this issue before, I urge you to do so now. We need every single American who cares about this issue to make their opinion known very clearly to their federal representatives.

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Asteroid ‘2014-YB35’ Poses NO Danger, GMO Labeling | Earth & Space News March 27, 2015

Posted by on March 27, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Asteroid ‘2014-YB35’ Poses NO Danger, GMO Labeling | Earth & Space News March 27, 2015

Earth & Space News March 27, 2015: Space weather – plasma filament’s are top eruption threat; Earthquake watch; Ash Erupts From Mexico’s Colima Volcano; Asteroid ‘2014-YB35’ Poses No Danger; GOP wants [NO] new GMO food labels; DARK Act Blocks States From Mandating GMO Labeling; Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis; Global weather

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New York Moves Forward with GMO Labeling Bills

Posted by on March 6, 2015 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
New York Moves Forward with GMO Labeling Bills

New York is on the verge of making GMO Labeling a law! Will the bill pass?

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GMOs are Everywhere and Should be Labeled, Study Finds

Posted by on October 7, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 2 Comments
GMOs are Everywhere and Should be Labeled, Study Finds

According to Consumer Reports, “virtually all of the samples we tested of products that made only a ‘Natural’ claim did have a substantial amount of GMOs.”

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Why Hillary Clinton is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs

Why Hillary Clinton is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs

Hillary Clinton’s public support of GMOs includes wrongly equating the age-old practice of seed hybridization with modern genetic engineering, in order to make the case that genetic engineering has been around since the beginning of farming.

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