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29
Aug

Buzz off GMOs

  Bumble Bee tuna is now non-GMO project verified.  The company has transitioned away from genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) in its solid white albacore canned tuna, a flagship product. This is a huge first step for Bumble Bee, who will continue to transition the balance of its canned and pouch tuna products to non-GMO verified by the […]

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26
Aug

With a Name Like Smucker’s, It Might Contain GMOs?

  Originally Published by Organic Authority  by Emily Monaco August 26, 2016 The latest company to make the change to non-GMO may be Smucker’s, if Green America has anything to do with it. Yesterday, Green America’s GMO Inside campaign launched a major push: “Smucker’s: Make PB&J Great Again.” “We are playing off the Trump campaign slogan, […]

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24
Aug

Make PB&J Great Again

“MAKE PB&J GREAT AGAIN”: GREEN AMERICA’S GMO INSIDE CAMPAIGN URGES SMUCKER’S TO DROP GMOS AND RELATED PESTICIDES Smucker’s Called on to Produce Non-GMO and Organic Peanut Butter and Jelly and Stop Jamming Americans Full of GMOs: Urged to Follow Lead of Hershey’s, Campbell’s, General Mills, Gerber and Other Iconic American Brands. WASHINGTON, D.C.//AUGUST 25, 2016 […]

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07
Jul

Time is running out on GMO labeling

The Senate has passed the GMO labeling DARK Act, a bill that will create a sham GMO labeling scheme.  Despite calls from thousands of consumers, and push back by many Senators, this bill passed the senate 63-30 and will now go to the House of Representatives. We are disappointed that the Senate has pushed forward […]

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28
Jun

Take Action: Key Senators have reached a deal on Big Biotech’s Dream Bill

Key Senators have reached a deal on Big Biotech’s Dream Bill that will ban state GMO labeling and require QR codes, 1-800 numbers or other labeling schemes with zero enforcement federally. It is critical that you call your Congressperson and tell them to oppose this bill today. Even if you have called before, your voice is […]

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07
Jun

THE TIPPING POINT IS HERE ON GMOs, WITH 10 MAJOR COMPANIES SHIFTING TO NON-GMO PRODUCTS

“Major Momentum Building Fast” for Non Genetically Engineered Food as 10 Top Companies Respond to Growing Pressure Demand to Curb GMOs WASHINGTON, DC – June 7, 2016 – General Mills. Post.  Hershey’s.  Unilever. Pepsi. Those are just some of the top food corporations that have been persuaded since January 2014 by Green America’s GMO Inside […]

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10
May

Why The FDA Is Re-Evaluating The Nutty Definition Of ‘Healthy’ Food (NPR)

  Originally published by NPR by Allison Aubrey May 10, 2016 The Food and Drug Administration is re-evaluating its definition of what counts as a “healthy” food. The change comes as healthful fats — including fats found in nuts — are increasingly recognized as part of a good diet. Currently, if a food company wants […]

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27
Apr

Big News from Dannon on Sustainability, GMOs and Transparency

Dannon made waves in the food industry by announcing several big steps forward on sustainability, including a broad non-GMO commitment that encompasses non-GMO feed for the dairy cows that supply its milk, and voluntary labeling of GMOs no matter what legislation Congress passes on labeling this year. The yogurt giant also stated it will move away from synthetic […]

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06
Apr

FDA needs to fix the term ‘Natural’ on food labels

Like most people, when choosing foods at the supermarket, I look at the labels to learn about the product. Throughout the store all kinds of different food products are labeled as “natural”. But what does “natural” really mean?  Turns out, not much! Many consumers seek out foods labeled as “natural” or “all natural”, believing that […]

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28
Mar

Five Major Food Companies Announce GMO Labeling. What Should We Expect At The Grocery Store?

  More and more companies are listening to consumers, and labeling foods made with genetically modified and genetically engineered ingredients (GMOs). In just the last few days ConAgra, Kellogg’s, Mars, and General Mills joined Campbell’s in pledging to label their products that contain GMOs. These victories are a huge win for consumers who have demanded […]

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