GMO labeling

GMO labeling

Vermont GMO Labelling to Start Tomorrow

Vermont's GMO-labeling law, the first passed in the nation, goes into effect on July 1. But not if two senators have their way.
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Is Film The Next Frontier for Environmental Advocacy?

Is film the next frontier for environmental advocacy? Filmmakers Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones seem to think so.
Ben & Jerry's voiced its support for Oregon's failed mandatory GMO labeling legislation by erecting this billboard in Portland in 2014. While the USDA and other agencies maintain that GMOs are safe, the debate about whether or not such ingredients should be labeled rages on -- and it's a case study for transparency.

Transparency and the Key to Consumer Trust

More than 100 years ago, the first fledgling calls for business transparency were heard. At that time, it was in the grueling textile…
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Monsanto 2015 Sustainability Report: Does It Go Far Enough?

Reductions in water usage, a drop in emissions and bolder goals are among the highlights of Monsanto's 2015 report. It also increased production…
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Think the DARK Act Was Defeated? Not So Fast

Hold on to that favorite box of cereal, GMO opponents. Last week's celebratory news that the DARK Act had met its timely death…
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Why GMO Labeling Matters

After a long fight, Vermont's GMO-labeling law will take effect this summer. One of the largest food companies in the U.S. now says…
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Are You A Food Voter?

Food voters use their pocket books, and increasingly their votes, to select foods, food suppliers and politicians based on their support of values…
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Grocery Manufacturers of America Found Guilty of Money Laundering in GMO Campaign

A Washington state court ruled in a recent summary judgment that when the Grocery Manufacturers Association tried to conceal the identity of contributors…
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DARK Act Threatens Consumers’ Right to Know Food Content

TriplePundit asked the chairman of the Just Label It initiative and founder of organic dairy company Stonyfield Farm to explain why the DARK…
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Pigs Have Flown: A Constructive Conversation on Twitter with Monsanto

During yesterday's Twitter chat with Monsanto, CEO Hugh Grant shared his support for GMO labeling at the federal level.
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Campbell’s Comes Out in Support of Federal GMO Labeling

Campbell Soup Co. announced that it will now support federal legislation that establishes a standard for GMO labeling. Perhaps even more importantly, Campbell’s…
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Millennials Take On Monsanto

Why Monsanto will never rule the food world: The three-prong movement that’s stopping the beast in its tracks.
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Big Food Battles Vermont Over GMO-Labeling Law

'Big Food' -- as four food manufacturing associations are being called -- has launched a lawsuit against Vermont in an effort to stop…
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Tiny Vermont Adds Clout to GMO Labeling Legislation

Size has never seemed to bother the tiny state of Vermont. The first to pass a bill requiring labeling of all GMO foods,…
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GMO Labeling Now Law in Connecticut (Well, Sort Of)

Last week, Connecticut became the first state to require labeling on all foods containing GMO ingredients. But there are a few curious caveats…
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