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Despite Prop 37 Vote on GMOs, Transparency Will Win Out

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

Perhaps Prop 37, the ballot initiative that would have required food companies to put a label on packaging if they used GMOs, was poorly constructed. But its defeat is a blip in the arc of history. The power of openness and transparency is a relentless tide that's only getting stronger.

How the Food Movement Is Gaining Strength

Ocean Robbins | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

More and more people are realizing that our food chain is in crisis. Big agribusiness would probably like us all to continue munching on highly processed, genetically engineered, chemical-laden, pesticide-contaminated pseudo-foods. But the tide of history is turning.

What's Next in the GMO Battle?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

Although $46 million managed to put out one fire for Monsanto and its allies, it seems to have started about 30 new ones.

Prop 37 Fails: Why We Can't Rely on Policy to Change Our Food System

Kristin Wartman | Posted 11.08.2012 | Food
Kristin Wartman

The food movement learned a valuable lesson in the failure of Prop 37: We can't outspend Big Food and we can't out campaign them, but we can outsmart them. Let's not wait for government to cut ties with Big Food. Let's cut those ties ourselves

Did Monsanto Trick California Voters?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

California could have been the first state in the nation to mandate the labeling of genetically engineered foods. The food movement is growing fast, but as a political force, it's still in its infancy.

Celeb Chefs Come Out In Favor Of GMO Labels

Posted 10.22.2012 | Food

California's GMO labeling ballot initiative Proposition 37 has already attracted lots of emphatic support and dissent from a host of voices, from Mich...

Genetically-Modified Organisms or GMOs: What Are You Really Eating?

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

There is an interesting aspect of the argument over labeling GM products that is centered upon our individual right to guide our own lives and make our own choices. When it comes to the most basic of human needs, the food that we eat should be our choice, and ours alone. There is no place for "Big Ag" at my dinner table.

Gamechanging News About GMOs

Ocean Robbins | Posted 12.12.2012 | Food
Ocean Robbins

Following an explosive and controversial French study indicating a link between Monsanto's controversial genetically engineered corn and cancer, Russian authorities have suspended all imports and use of GMO corn. And it's not just Russia that's appalled by what's been learned.

Californians Want to Know What Is in Their Food. We'll Tell Them

Jayson Lusk | Posted 12.11.2012 | San Francisco
Jayson Lusk

It seems many people confuse the "right to know" with the "right to buy." Many people want to avoid foods made with GE, and fortunately there are ways for them currently to do so.

Which 'Natural' Food Companies Are Fighting the Effort to Label GMOs?

John Robbins | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
John Robbins

On Nov. 6, California voters will have the opportunity to vote on historic Proposition 37, which would mandate the labeling of genetically-engineered foods. But Monsanto and its allies are dedicated to keeping consumers in the dark.

Big Tobacco Shills Trying to Stop GMO Labeling in California

Michele Simon | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Michele Simon

Why are the same consultants who have worked for the tobacco industry now shilling for Big Food, opposing the ballot initiative that would require labeling of all foods containing GMO ingredients?