GMO Inside Blog

23
Jul

“What the Starbucks?!” Comment Card Day of Action!

Can you even imagine what employees at Starbucks have to deal with in the day-to-day? Rude and demanding customers who will stop at nothing to get their caffeine fix, highly specific drink orders that are a nightmare to keep straight…and the list goes on and on. Starbucks employees go through it all – but above all […]

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22
Jul

Iowa Goes Bananas for GMOs

By Genna Reed Genna Reed is a researcher at Food & Water Watch primarily focused on new technology issues within the food system. Originally published on the Food & Water Watch Blog on July 18, 2014. Iowa happens to have planted more genetically engineered corn and soybeans than any other state this year. In part because […]

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16
Jul

General Mills is the Bee in My Bonnet

THE BEE IN MY BONNET After months of consumer pressure, in January 2014 General Mills announced it would remove GMO ingredients from original Cheerios. Green America’s campaign GMO Inside, with the help of over 200,000 consumers, are continuing to ask the company to continue with Honey Nut Cheerios and its other products. We have also […]

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14
Jul

The Story of Coconut Bliss

The Story of Luna & Larry’s Coconut Bliss Luna and Larryʼs Coconut Bliss® is a coconut milk-based ice cream available in seventeen flavors: Cappuccino, Cherry Amaretto, Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Chocolate Walnut Brownie, Dark Chocolate, Ginger Cookie Caramel, Lunaberry Swirl, Mint Galactica, Mocha Maca Crunch, Naked Almond Fudge, Naked Coconut, Pineapple Coconut, Salted Caramel […]

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10
Jul

Congratulations to Our General Mills “Save the Bees” Art Contest Winners!

  Thank you to everyone that submitted a picture for our General Mills “Save the Bees” art contest! We will share all of the pictures with the company and let them know that their customers, these children, want it to step up to the plate to help save the bees. Each and every one of […]

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09
Jul

Guest Blog: Brickyard Farm Sustainable Seedling Pilot Project

Brickyard Educational Farm Piloted the “Sustainable Seedling Project” this Spring Brickyard Educational Farm is a non-profit that used to operate on 20-acres of publically owned Montgomery County school board land.  We are hoping to regain a lease on this property once the school board puts the land back up for lease proposals. During the 2013 season, Brickyard Educational Farm operated […]

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07
Jul

Say Yes to What’s Next: Call Starbucks Today

CALL STARBUCKS TODAY! Call Starbucks and ask the company to be a leader in its industry by providing organic dairy milk, sourced from cows not fed GMOs. The last time GMO Insiders flooded Starbucks’ phone lines, the company reported “higher than normal” call volume – and customer service reps mentioned to many of you that […]

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03
Jul

Guest Blog: Coconut Bliss Supports GMO Labeling in Oregon

Regardless of one’s political affiliation, or any other cultural or social affiliation, the issues of food transparency and food sovereignty affect everyone. While many people are still not yet aware of the extent of GMOs in our food system, those who are believe these issues could be the defining political debate of our time.  We, […]

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01
Jul

A Personal Letter from GMO Insider Tarri Markel: Why Organic Matters To Me

In March 2014, we asked GMO Insiders across the country to contact Starbucks and ask the company to provide organic milk. After releasing the call to action, the GMO Inside team was pleasantly surprised to receive an envelope in the mail from Tarri Markel, a GMO Insider based in Los Angeles. In the envelope, Tarri enclosed a copy […]

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30
Jun

GMOs: The Uninvited Guest at Your Picnic

The season of charcoal smells and checkered tablecloths has begun. It’s a great time to get together with family and friends to share laughs and delicious food. However, there may be an uninvited guest at your picnic or BBQ – GMOs. Unfortunately, almost everything on our typical plate is likely to have some GM ingredients, […]

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