Along with our allies, we’ve been encouraged to hear this question ring throughout California among those who gave their heart and soul to this fight and within the growing national food movement: “What’s next?”
Food Democracy Now! has been a part of this fight from the beginning and along with our close allies [...]
The recent Prop 37 campaign in California has catalyzed millions of Americans to join this fight. In spite of an unprecedented $46 million investment by large chemical and food companies using scare tactics to stop the pro-labeling referendum, nearly 4.3 million Californians still voted in support of this measure, winning nearly half (46.9 [...]
The Senate passed the 2012 Farm Bill, by a vote of 64 to 35. Overall, this version of the Farm Bill amounts to a missed opportunity to tackle the root problem in our food system: consolidation and corporate control.
Unfortunately, the amendment to allow states to require labeling of genetically engineered foods did not pass [...]
California’s Proposition 37, which would have required labeling of GMO foods, died a painful death Tuesday night. Despite polling in mid-September showing an overwhelming lead, the measure lost by 53 to 47 percent, which is relatively close considering the “No” side’s tactics.
The opposition waged a deceptive and ugly campaign, fueled by more than $45 [...]
Organic farmers and others who backed Proposition 37 to label genetically engineered food said today that failure of the measure in California won’t stop similar efforts in other states. They’re looking north to Washington and Oregon and east to Connecticut and Vermont.
Even though 53 percent of California voters rejected Proposition 37, the measure gave [...]
We want to thank everyone for their incredible support of Prop 37 to label genetically engineered foods. Unfortunately, we came up short at the voting booth. Despite being outspent 6 to 1, the California Right to Know campaign with 47 percent of the electorate last night, with more than 4.2 million Californians registering their support [...]
Yes on 37
As a historic vote with profound implications for the future of our food system nears, the question becomes whether a campaign with limitless resources and a disdain for the truth can defeat an overwhelmingly popular idea supported by a grassroots army, and over 3000 public interest organizations: the right to [...]
Senator Barbara Boxer wrote the following encouraging voters to vote ‘Yes’ on Proposition 37, the labeling of GMO Foods
This Tuesday, Californians have a chance to vote for the basic principle that consumers have a right to know what is in the food they eat.
By supporting Proposition 37, we can join with the [...]
Today leading consumer groups revealed a long list of documented deceptions of the No on 37 Campaign, including blatant misrepresentation of the positions of leading science, professional, academic organizations and government agencies as documented below. This pattern of fraud tells the true story about how far the world’s largest pesticide and junk food companies [...]
Alexandra Paul Alicia Silverstone Barbara Streisand Bianca Jagger Bill Maher Blue Sky Drive (Band) Chevy Chase Danny DeVito Darryl Hannah Dave Matthews Elijah Wood Emily Deschanel Exene Cervenka Frank Delgado Glenn Howerton Jack Johnson Jayni Chase Jillian Michaels John Cho KaDee Strickland Kaitlin Olson Kimberly Elise Kristin Bauer van Straten Mariel Hemingway Maroon [...]
Who endorses Proposition 37, the labeling of GMO Foods:
California Democratic Party Green Party of Alameda County Green Party of California Green Party of Los Angeles County Green Party of Monterey County Madera County Democratic Party Napa County Green Party Peace and Freedom Party of California Redding’s Bostonian Tea Party San Francisco Green [...]
You may have never heard of Henry I. Miller, but right now he is attempting to determine the future of food in this country. And he has enormous financial backing.
Mr. Miller is the primary face and voice of the “No on Prop 37” campaign in California. At this very moment, Monsanto and other pesticide [...]
CaliforniansVoteGreen.com is a website from a company called Dakota Communications (dakcomm.com). They are sending deceptive mailers to California voters asking them to “VOTE for a GREENER CALIFORNIA!” These mailers have absolutely nothing to do with voting for a greener California, unless they are talking about the money or “green” they are making from this astroturfing and [...]
Dr. Mehmet Oz, the host of the nationally syndicated TV program, The Dr. Oz Show, today endorsed genetically engineered (GE) food labeling, a fundamental right already in place in 50 countries around the world, including all of Europe, Japan, India and China.
“Right now we have no way of knowing which foods have been [...]
As supporters rallied in front of Los Angeles City Hall, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting Prop 37, the Right to Know ballot measure that would label genetically engineered foods in California.
California would join 61 other countries that already label genetically engineered foods, and Prop 37 would also prohibit [...]
Is it possible that Whole Foods wants to ride the GMO labeling popularity wave while it quietly works behind the scenes to prevent Prop 37, or any other GMO labeling law, from passing?
After months of pressure from the organic community, including thousands of its customers, the leadership of Whole Foods Market on September [...]
In November, Californians will vote on Prop 37 requiring that GE foods be labeled. Just as labels list fat, sodium and sugar, labels should tell the buyer whether or not the product includes genetically engineered ingredients.
Unfortunately, major corporations like Monsanto are pouring millions of dollars into this election in order to confuse voters, [...]
Following an explosive French study suggesting a link between Monsanto’s controversial genetically engineered corn and cancer, Russian authorities have temporarily suspended all imports and use of the biotech GMO product until further safety testing can be performed. Officials worldwide are reportedly investigating the matter as well.
Russia’s consumer-protection agency, known as Rospotrebnadzor, announced the [...]
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