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Tag: GMO labeling

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

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

Kellogg’s and Mars Announce GMO Labeling as Big Food Cracks

Both Mars and Kellogg’s are from the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s (GMA) coalition of Big Food that has been fighting against GMO labeling in the U.S. for the past few years.

General Mills Announces GMO Labeling for US Products

General Mills, the Minneapolis-based food giant, has announced Friday that consumers all over the U.S. will soon begin seeing GMO labeling legislated by the state of Vermont on many General Mills products.

DARK Act Killed in the Senate—for Now—Following Procedural Vote

The legislation, which would block state GMO labeling laws, didn't receive the 60 votes it needed to proceed.

Big Food Found Guilty in Multimillion Dollar Cover Up in GMO...

The future of food transparency in the country is now at the hands of the Senate with Sen. Pat Roberts’ (R-Kan.) Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (SAFE) expected to hit the Senate floor any day now.

Bill to Block Mandatory GMO Labeling Advances in Senate

D.C. dysfunction at its finest: Committee passes law that an overwhelming majority of Americans oppose.

GMO Labeling Won’t Increase Food Prices

Sadly, the opponents of GMO labeling are making the same arguments made three decades ago to fight the Nutrition Facts Panel.

New Bill Reintroduces the DARK Act

A new bill presented in the Senate is being called the new Denying Americans the Right to Know, or DARK Act. Are the majority Americans being ignored?

Bernie Sanders: The Only US Presidential Candidate Supporting GMO Labeling

Bernie Sanders is the only U.S. Presidential candidate who has come out strongly in support of GMO labeling. For this reason Sustainable Pulse has collected a few of his quotes.

Nestle, Pepsi Fined for Concealing GMOs as Campbell Soup Announces Voluntary...

Six major food manufacturers have recently received fines for concealing the presence of GMOs in their products.

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