GMO Insider Blog

04
Feb

SABRA SUPER BOWL CALL-IN DAY

  We need your help today to call Sabra’s headquarters to tell them to stop dropping the ball and get the GMOs out of its hummus.  Sabra already has Non-GMO Verified guacamole, so let’s tell them we want the same for its main product! Sabra Hummus is the official dip of the NFL and one […]

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03
Feb

Share the Love on Valentine’s Day, not GMOs

Valentine’s Day often involves getting treats for a sweetie, but sometimes those sweets come with hidden ingredients—genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Most of America’s favorite Valentine’s Day sweets are chockfull of ingredients that are highly likely to be genetically engineered– such as sugar, soy lecithin, corn starch, and corn syrup and partially hydrogenated soybean oil. GMOs […]

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02
Feb

Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed Killer in History (EcoWatch)

Glyphosate being applied to a field in North Yorkshire, England. The chemical is now the most widely and heavily applied weed-killer in the history of chemical agriculture in both the U.S. and globally. Photo credit: Flickr Originally published by EcoWatch by Lorraine Chow February 2, 2016 Glyphosate, the main ingredient in the Monsanto’s flagship product Roundup, […]

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02
Feb

GREEN AMERICA CONGRATULATES HELLMANN’S FOR MAJOR STEP ON NON-GMO PRODUCTS

Parent Company Unilever Announces Two New Lines Made With Organic and Non-GMO Eggless Options;  Step by World’s 3rd Largest Food/Consumer Products Company is Another Big Win Against GMOs. WASHINGTON—February 2, 2016—Green America congratulates Unilever on two new products announced today—Hellmann’s organic mayonnaise and Hellmann’s “Carefully Crafted” egg-free dressing and sandwich spread. Both products are made […]

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12
Jan

Say Thank You to Campbell’s!

Join us in thanking Campbell’s for being a leader in transparency and moving towards a more sustainable food system by calling the company today. Last week the Campbell Soup Company made a public commitment to voluntarily label its foods that contain GMOs. This makes Campbell’s the first major packaged goods company to commit to transparency […]

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08
Jan

Green America: Major Step Forward Seen in Campbell’s Support for National Mandatory GMO Labeling Standard, Voluntary Labeling of Products in Absence of Standard

  WASHINGTON—January 8, 2016—Green America congratulates the Campbell Soup Company on its support of federal legislation to establish a single mandatory labeling standard for foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and its move to voluntarily disclose the presence of GMOs in all its foods in the absence of such a standard. Green America also […]

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17
Dec

Sustainable Food Summit – San Francisco January 20-22, 2016

The Sustainable Foods Summit is a series of summits that focuses on the leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels such as organic, fair trade, Rainforest Alliance, etc. The aim of the summit is to explore new horizons for eco-labels and sustainability in the food industry by discussing key industry issues. The […]

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16
Dec

Omnibus Spending Package Does Not Block State GMO Labeling and Requires GE Salmon to be Labeled Before It Hits the Market

The text for the massive government tax and spending package, released early Wednesday morning, came with some good news. Thankfully, the bill did not include a policy rider limiting food labeling requirements for GMOs that would keep consumers in the dark about what’s in their food. The bill will get a vote in Congress either […]

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14
Dec

Monsanto tries to erase a legacy of environmental degradation with a pledge to go carbon neutral

While world leaders gathered in Paris to approve a historical climate change agreement, industrial agro-chemical and biotech giant Monsanto attempted to green its image by pledging to go carbon neutral by 2021. However, whether this pledge will lead to meaningful action on the part of Monsanto, or whether it is a way for the agribusiness behemoth […]

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10
Dec

DARK Dairy: The DARK Act’s Animal Feed Exception

The Safe and Affordable Food Labeling (SAFE) Act, more commonly known as Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, was passed by the House on July 23, 2015, and is expected to be rolled in to the omnibus budget bill in the Senate. Last week, Senator Tester (D-MT), the Senate’s only working farmer, spoke out […]

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