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The Struggle is Real: Scene from an American Food Prison

Amy Porterfield Levy | Posted 05.09.2016 | Taste
Amy Porterfield Levy

Co-authored by Julie Kelly, food and agricultural policy writer "Just Label It", an anti-GMO organization funded by the organic industry and founded...

Will SpaghettiOs Be the Turning Point in the GMO Wars?

David Ropeik | Posted 01.11.2017 | Green
David Ropeik

It's time to get this distracting fight out of the way, let consumers choose, and let society sort out the actual pros and cons of the various applications of agricultural biotechnology.

Why We Oppose GMO Labeling: Science and the Law

Jon Entine | Posted 12.27.2016 | Science
Jon Entine

One role of the court system is to temper public passions. Another is to hold those who govern in check. We are in for a long legal battle on labeling.

EPA Approval Highlights Need For GE Labeling

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 12.16.2014 | Green
Gary Hirshberg

This decision doesn't just disappoint. It is truly frightening for it vividly demonstrates the powerful grip that a handful of major chemical/biotech companies hold over our regulatory process.

The Power of Labeling: Preserving & Building a Non-GMO Food Supply

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

The non-GMO movement is, at its core, about the right to know. Because GMOs are unstable and experimental, they are subject to mandatory labeling in more than 60 countries around the world.

Why GE Labeling Makes Sense

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
Gary Hirshberg

Our government's failure to require labeling, and to be engaged in developing the science supporting GE food risk assessment is an absolute breach of its responsibility to the American public.

Just Label It Video: Stars Speak Up for National GMO Labeling

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 01.14.2013 | Home
Gary Hirshberg

How do we overcome the money and influence of the chemical companies controlling our federal government's approach to GE foods and labeling? We need millions of Americans to tell our federal government officials that we want transparency, honesty and labeling in our food system.

Just Label It: Take a Strong Stand for the American People

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Gary Hirshberg

Just Label It salutes those who are fighting in California for the right to know. They are helping set the table for a national movement toward labeling of GE foods and have raised the profile of this issue far beyond California's borders.

Plant Sex and Why Variety Is Truly the Spice of Life

Amy Ziff | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green
Amy Ziff

When you scratch the surface of the seed story you learn that there is a major war being waged over seed control. Maybe it's because seeds haven't been sold as sexy.

GE Foods Shorten Life, Cause Tumors, Says First-Ever Long-Term Study

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network Very big news exploded across the papers yesterday: Eating genetically enginee...

Turn the Lights All the Way Up

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home
Gary Hirshberg

Our food system has been adept at keeping the lights out or at least dimmed. But that is changing. The FDA should start by following the practices of more than 40 other nations and label genetically engineered foods.

Does Your Meal Contain GMOs? Consumers Want To Know

Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living

By Hanna Brooks Olsen, for If you’ve recently eaten corn, soy beans (or products containing them, like soy milk and tofu) zucchini,...

1 Million Call On FDA To Label Genetically Engineered Food

Naomi Starkman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Naomi Starkman

A record-breaking one million Americans of all political persuasions have called on the FDA to label genetically engineered foods.

Is Breastfeeding Revolutionary?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 05.20.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

When Beyoncé fed Blue Ivy in a New York restaurant, she was enthusiastically supported by breastfeeding activists, who noted this simple act might change cultural perceptions.

Meatless Monday: Small, Sustainable World

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

It's a small world, as Walt Disney told us. And we're all hungry. I was thinking of this last week in Anaheim, where 60,000 of us converged.

GE Foods at a Glance: Just Label It's New Infographic

Naomi Starkman | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Naomi Starkman

More than 40 countries -- including China and Russia -- require labels on genetically engineered food. As Americans, we deserve the same opportunity to make informed decisions about what we eat.

Fishing for Labels

Wendy Gordon | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Let's take the stigma out of labels and have them do what they do best -- inform consumer choice.

12 Reasons To Avoid GMOs

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics I love talking to people about food. And these days at my restaurant, I inevit...

Gloves Come Off in Genetically Engineered Food Fight

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 03.27.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

When is a salmon not a salmon? It sounds ridiculous, but that's one of the most important issues in the food world, where the gloves are off in the fight about genetically engineered foods.

New Video by Food, Inc. Director Underscores Need to Label Genetically Engineered Food

Naomi Starkman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home
Naomi Starkman

"Labels Matter" tells the story of three women who share a belief in the right to know, but for entirely different reasons.

Just Label It! So We Know When It's GMO

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.10.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

Manufacturers have decided that, if given the choice, we might not choose to buy GMO products. So, they've decided not to give us a choice, which doesn't seem very American.

Meatless Monday: Modern Frankenstein

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.31.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Frankenstein waited too long to make things right. It's not too late for us.

Just Label It: We Have a Right to Know What's In Our Food

Naomi Starkman | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Naomi Starkman

Yesterday, a broadbased coalition of nearly 400 businesses and organizations dedicated to food safety and consumer rights called on the FDA to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.