Consumers Score GMO Labeling Victory

Consumers Score GMO Labeling Victory

In a recent victory, a federal court has told the USDA it needs to go back to the drawing board on an important aspect of the GMO labeling law. Action Alert! When the sham GMO-labeling law was passed by Congress, consumers were outraged because the “labeling” law allowed companies to hide the contents of their […]

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Hiding GMOs in Food

Hiding GMOs in Food

From Organic Consumers Association For almost 30 years, OCA and our predecessor organization, the Pure Food Campaign, have been educating consumers and farmers about the hazards of genetically engineered (GE) foods and crops, calling special attention to the fact that these “Frankenfoods” and crops are always accompanied by and contaminated with toxic pesticides and chemicals […]

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GMO Myths & Facts: A Summary

GMO Myths & Facts: A Summary

From GMOScience.org The following article summarizes the recent publication, GMO Myths and Facts, by Claire Robinson. For the past several decades, the public has been fed the rhetoric that genetically modified (GM) crops and foods are needed to feed the world’s growing population and to meet the challenges that farmers face, including climate change as well […]

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Glyphosate and GMOs in Beer?

Glyphosate and GMOs in Beer?

From Moms Across America Germans are serious about the quality of their beer. While there are countless beer brands, the level of quality is not the same for every brewer. A recent study by ÖKO-TEST (the German equivalent of Consumer Reports) found trace amounts of glyphosate in beer for 12 of the 50 German beer […]

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GMO Name Game Revealed

GMO Name Game Revealed

New USDA rules go into effect that allow Big Food to hide their genetically modified ingredients. Starting January 1 of this year, the new GMO labeling rules went into effect. Sorry, we mean “bioengineered” labeling, the term the government and industry chose to obfuscate the issue and confuse consumers. Obfuscation and confusion were the chief […]

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Keep Organics GMO Free

Keep Organics GMO Free

Several important issues are coming before the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) this fall—let’s make sure industry interests don’t prevail. Action Alert! The NOSB will hold its fall 2019 meeting in late October. NOSB is the governing board created by Congress that reviews all synthetic and non-organic materials proposed by Big Ag before they can […]

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Feds Loosen GMO Rules

Feds Loosen GMO Rules

New actions from the federal government will unleash even more genetically modified food on the public. Action Alert! President Trump recently signed an executive order to make it easier for genetically engineered (GE) plants and animals to enter the food supply. This follows a proposed rule issued early in June that loosens requirements that certain […]

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Feds Further Muddy GMO Transparency

Feds Further Muddy GMO Transparency

New actions from the federal government will unleash even more genetically modified food on the public. Action Alert! President Trump recently signed an executive order to make it easier for genetically engineered (GE) plants and animals to enter the food supply. This follows a proposed rule issued early in June that loosens requirements that certain […]

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