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Entries by Elizabeth Kucinich from 06/2013

TAFTA: Code Word 'Harmonization,' a Race to the Bottom or the Top?

| Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

The majority of binding and enforceable rulings of the WTO and those of other trade bodies such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) demonstrate a consistent pattern of lowering food, environmental, labor, or consumer safety standards in behest to trade agendas.

TAFTA (Part 2): Citizens of the Food Movement, Be Prepared!

| Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Given that around 26 states in the U.S. have moved to enact more comprehensive labeling requirements for GMOs, any trade measures that could threaten the rights of U.S. citizens to democratically determine higher standards in food labeling, should be opposed.