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Support GMO Labeling Campaigns

Mayday! Mayday!

I’m pleased to announce that the Money Bomb Against Monsanto has been officially launched!

Yes, it is official.

Volunteers and staff from the California Right to Know Campaign are submitting nearly 1 million signed petitions from registered voters across the state of California to county officials, to place Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act on the Ballot for November 6.

Starting May 1, and extending through May 26, a broad coalition of farmers, health groups, and organic food manufacturers, will attempt to raise one million dollars (i.e. “The Money Bomb”). Donations can be made online, via regular snail mail, and over the phone. All donations will support state GMO-labeling campaigns and their defense from biotech bully lawsuits.

The Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act

This Act will require food manufacturers to identify genetically engineered ingredients on the labels of foods sold in California.

When California voters pass this ballot initiative, the Label Genetically Engineered†Food†Act will also not allow the common practice of mislabeling†genetically engineered foods as “natural” or “all natural.” It’s imperative to understand why this initiative is so important†and how it can affect†all Americans, regardless of where you live.

California has the eighth largest economy in the world, so†passing a labeling law for genetically engineered foods in California can have†the same impact as passing a federal law.

Large food companies are unlikely to accept having dual labeling; one for California and another for the rest of the†country. It would be an expensive logistical nightmare, not to mention a†massive PR problem.

To avoid the dual labeling, many would likely opt to†not include†using any genetically engineered ingredients in their product, especially if the new label would be the equivalent of a skull and crossbones. Those who opt not to replace GE ingredients from the get-go will likely find themselves unable to sell their products, as a majority of consumers reportedly will not buy foods once they know they’re genetically engineered. Unable to sell their products, such companies will eventually be forced to stop contaminating our food with genetically engineered ingredients, or risk going out of business.

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Dr. Mercola has been passionate about health and technology for most of his life. As a doctor of osteopathic medicine, he treated many thousands of patients for over 20 years. In the mid 90ís he integrated his passion for natural health with modern technology via the internet and developed a website, Mercola.com to spread the word about natural ways to achieve optimal health.

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4:31AM PDT on Jul 28, 2012

Boycott monsanto and buy organic.

4:38PM PDT on Jun 18, 2012

It's a real shame we have so many stupid people here in Canada who voted for the warmonger corporate drone Stephen Harper who opposes letting people know what they are eating. It's unlikely he will last out his term and hopefully he will be charged and convicted for the crimes he and his cronies have committed.

12:38PM PDT on May 28, 2012

I REALLY wish I had extra money to donate, but I'm broke, all I can do is vote for it when it comes up, and spread the word as much as i can.

4:09PM PDT on May 22, 2012

We have the right to know what is in the food we consume. You are doing an injustice to all of us by hiding things from the public. It is wrong, don't allow these companies to do this anymore.

7:28PM PDT on May 14, 2012

hope they topple Monsatan!!

11:56PM PDT on May 5, 2012

Just label it.

1:43PM PDT on May 3, 2012

I am from South Africa, one of the top 10 GMO invaded countries in the world, where legislation has been passed regarding labelling of food. However the requirements are not stringent enough in that notification of the presence of GM seed or the fact that Roundup was used in seed production is not required to be disclosed. well over 90% of maize and soya production is genetically modified and nothing indicates on labels that it is so. I have written to newspapers and investigative TV programmes, referring them to Prof. Huber's work on GM production, as well as the adverse effects that he attributes to Monsanto's Roundup products. This has had some gratifying coverage, but the message needs to be aggressively promoted as the general lack of knowledge and apathy runs rampant. This whole subject needs concerted worldwide attention to get people to realize the dangers the face. Any help and support that we can get from around the world from caring people passing this information on to friends and families in South Africa, to help in making them aware of what is happening would be very welcome. we nee to exert pressure on our government agricultural departments and parliament, to face up to and deal decisively with this time bomb. Good hunting in getting the subject out in the open in the USA, where it seems that unrestricted official permission is being given to the unbridled expansion of GM produced crops and genetically engineered pesticide treatment of crops is concerned. Thi

8:05AM PDT on May 3, 2012

I have watched Food Inc. It really got to the truth! Label all our food,it is our right to know what we are buying & eating!

8:01AM PDT on May 3, 2012

Label everything! We need to know,& I believe it is our right to know!

7:27AM PDT on May 3, 2012

RE: above article - please consider viewing the documentary 'Food, Inc.'. It will give you the names of other Monsanto lawyers who ended up in other positions like in the FDA. What a racket! Monsanto, king of 'worst'.

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