Several major food corporations, including Campbell's and Mars, have already announced plans to use clear, on-package labeling for products containing GMOs. But many companies-including General Mills, Kellogg's, Nestle, ConAgra and PepsiCo and...
According to a recent report from the Department of Agriculture, 13.4 billion pounds of meat and poultry were lost at the retail and consumer level in 2010. Consumers were responsible for more than 11.1 billion pounds of that waste.
In the recent vote on the DARK Act (S.B. 2609) Senator Kaine was one of the 63 who voted 'yay' on the proposed legislation to keep information about GMO contents in food hidden from the consumers behind inconvenient QR codes and other hurdles.
"Voluntary regulation by the industry is clearly not good enough. Not only is the industry continuing to pollute the oceans but it also creates confusion for consumers who are exposed to a dizzying array of different promises from personal care..."
Marine life is currently under attack from all sides by plastic. From plastic in the form of large plastic bags and 2-liter soda bottles to tiny microplastics, our oceans are absolutely inundated with the stuff.