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Advocates Ask Congress Not to Change Origin Labeling in Farm Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: Farm Bill, labeling, protection, safety, food, government, society, warning )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
As the farm bill conference wears on, various Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) advocates are calling on Congress not to make changes to the rule that would limit source information.
Tell Congress to Pass the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, ge product, prevention, labeling, protection, health, family )

Nancy
- 255 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
More than 90 percent of Americans support efforts to label genetically engineered foods. Japan, Australia, the European Union and China already require labeling of genetically engineered foods.
Turns Out Nearly Everyone Wants GMO Labeling PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, government, safety, GMO, seeds, labeling, society )

Jeanne
- 262 days ago - takepart.com
Despite strong opposition from many food companies and an apparent lack of political will, the tide may finally be turning toward policies that support consumers' right to know what's in their food. A new poll, conducted earlier this year by The New York
Yes On 522 ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, ge product, prevention, labeling, protection, health, family, Grocery Manufacturers Association )

Nancy
- 281 days ago - action.yeson522.com
The GMA could decide to fight labeling efforts like Washington State's 522 ballot initiative, which will be voted on this November. Or these top food companies could decide to listen to the majority of the public, the majority of their customers, which...
Sign Our Thank-You Card to Ben & Jerry's ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, ge product, prevention, USDA, Non-GMO Project, labeling, protection, health, family, Ben and Jerrry's )

Nancy
- 293 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Ben & Jerry's is doing an about-face and fighting against the likes of Monsanto to label GMO products and use natural ingredients instead.
New Non-GMO Label Approved By USDA
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, ge product, prevention, USDA, Non-GMO Project, labeling, protection, health, family )

Nancy
- 294 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
The Non-GMO Project Verified label recently cleared a reg­u­la­tory hur­dle for label­ing meat and liq­uid egg prod­ucts. This is the first time that the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a branch of the USDA that reg­u­lates such prod­ucts, has
CT First In The Nation To Pass GMO Labeling Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, ge product, prevention, labeling, protection, CT, health, family )

Nancy
- 322 days ago - ctnewsjunkie.com
But the House and Senate resolved their differences last week when compromise legislation was passed by the Senate. The new version requires that four other states pass similar legislation in order to "trigger" Connecticut's labeling requirement.
Strike the King Amendment From the Farm Bill! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, ge product, prevention, labeling, protection, health, family )

Nancy
- 329 days ago - secure3.convio.net
This amendment may well have negative implications for GMO labeling. A state that requires GMO labeling on its food, it could be argued, creates a trade barrier between a state that does not require GMO labeling.
Here's the Poop: Warning Labels on Chicken
Health & Wellness  (tags: chickens, poultry products, fecec, contamination, DA, PCRM, inspections, consumer protection, health, food, labeling, warning )

Angelika
- 385 days ago - pcrm.org
"USDA should make consumers aware that chicken often contains feces," says Mark Kennedy, director of legal affairs with the Physicians Committee. "Contaminated chicken often passes right through inspection.. lands on unsuspecting consumers' dinner plates
It's Time to TAKE ACTION on Seafood Fraud !
Health & Wellness  (tags: Seafood, fraud, SAFE Seafood Act, labeling, health risk, consumers, marine life, diet, protection )

Angelika
- 407 days ago - act.oceana.org
Seafood fraud is widespread across the United States. In our recent study, one-third of the more than 1,200 samples tested turned out to be something different than what was listed on the label or menu.
Tell Kellogg's You're Boycotting Kashi! Buy Nature's Path! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Kellogg's.Kashi, health, research, safety, risks, gmo, corporate, business, money, consumers, labeling )

Nancy
- 465 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Kellogg's was a big donor to the No on 37 campaign that spent $46 million fighting Proposition 37, the California ballot initiative for GMO labels. The company spent $790,700 of its profits to defeat our right to know.
A Foodness Food Label
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, safety, risks, gmo, corporate, business, money, consumers, labeling )

Nancy
- 515 days ago - upworthy.com
Unfortunately, this label is not about to happen, but it should. Why? Because right now food manufacturers can put whatever mutant food they want in your grocery stores -- without labeling.
Action Alert: Tell Trader Joe's To Support Labeling GMO
Health & Wellness  (tags: action alert, sign the petition, trader joes, gmo, labeling, ballot initiative, people vs corporations, grassroots democracy, people power, planet, environment, health )

Brian
- 562 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Right now, thanks to a California ballot initiative, we have a fighting chance to get national food brands to declare on the label if they contain GMO. But California-based Trader Joe's is refusing to support the initiative. Please,Sign our petition.
Tell the Senate to Label GMOs, Support Organics ACTION ALL
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, environment, gmo, labeling, ethics, world, health, AMA, Bernie Sanders )

Nancy
- 676 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Today Senator Bernie Sanders put forward an amendment to label genetically engineered foods and he needs your support! At the same time, join us in supporting fair crop insurance for organic farmers and guaranteeing seed diversity for generations to come!
Tell the American Medical Association to Support GMO Labeling ACTION ALL
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, environment, gmo, labeling, ethics, world, health, AMA )

Nancy
- 687 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Today, we're excited to announce that the message of transparency and choice is going to be considered by another important group - the American Medical Association.
 

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