Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Tag: GMO labeling

Activists Weigh Path Forward after Congress Thwarts GMO Food Labels

Despite the defeat in Congress, the pro-labeling campaign had had a huge impact - and the campaign’s effort to educate the public is paying off.

House Passes GMO Label Law, Advocates Urge Obama to Veto the...

The majority of Americans support labeling for GMOs and will hold their elected officials accountable for stripping away this transparency.

DARK Act Compromise Could Preempt Vermont’s GMO Label Law

Any bill on GMO labeling that would result in anything less than mandatory on-package labeling is unacceptable.

In 17 Days Vermont’s Historic GMO Labeling Law Goes Into Effect:...

It’s clear that food companies are quietly preparing for Vermont’s seemingly inevitable label law.

Dannon Yogurt to Remove GMO Ingredients and Source Milk from Non-GMO...

Dannon will work with farmers to maintain company wide standards for animal welfare and soil standards.

In a Surprise Win for Democracy Over Corporate Power, GMO Labeling...

Those predicting an easy Senate defeat for mandatory labeling saw corporations fold one by one in the face of a strong food movement.

Monsanto Reports Lower Earnings, Profits Amid Pressure From Consumers, Vermont GMO...

Monsanto’s latest earnings report comes amid a wave of companies announcing plans to label genetically modified ingredients to comply with Vermont’s law, resulting in many large food corporations losing profits.

Big Food Says They Will Label GMOs … But Is There...

Consumers have no choice but to continue to demand GMO labeling without any compromises. We should be able to know what food we are putting in our mouths!

Removing Artificial Ingredients Helped Turn Around Cereal Sales

General Mills is selling more Cheerios, Lucky Charms, and other products, reversing losses suffered last year.

Sanders Celebrates as GMO Labeling Dark Act is Blocked in US...

"People have a right to know what they are eating…”

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Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Is Stacey Abrams progressive?

While she likes to describe herself as a progressive and as a pragmatist, Stacey Abrams is now on a national path that looks far more “pragmatic” than progressive.

Federal Court Judge declares Florida poll tax unconstitutional

“Today’s decision is a landmark victory for hundreds of thousands of voters who want their voices to be heard.”
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Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and global capitalism

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."

$3,278 ER visit for coughing fits and fever amid Covid-19 pandemic highlights failure of...

“Congress and insurers have made all of these promises to waive copays for treatment and testing but we’re hearing that's not always the reality.”