Press Releases
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
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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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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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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23
Jun

GREEN AMERICA STATEMENT ON SENATE VOTE ON TPA

WASHINGTON – June 23, 2015 – Following a vote in the US Senate to “fast-track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, Green America’s Director of Food Campaigns Nicole McCann issued the following statement: “The Senate failed the American people today by passing a procedural motion on a “fast-track” bill that limits Congressional authority and oversight […]

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26
May

GREEN AMERICA’S GMO INSIDE CAMPAIGN APPLAUDS ABBOTT OFFERING NON-GMO SIMILAC INFANT FORMULA

WASHINGTON, DC– May 26, 2015 — Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy, issued the following statement today in response to Abbott offering non-GMO versions of Similac: “Abbott’s announcement that they are removing genetically engineered ingredients from a version of Similac Advance, followed by a non-GMO version of Similac Sensitive, is […]

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13
May

Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs

Washington, DC — Today, 328 farm, food, health, public interest and environmental organizations and businesses wrote to members of Congress to urge them to protect consumers’ right to know what they are eating and require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods. The letter urged members of Congress not to support H.R. 1599, a bill […]

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29
Apr

Over 2,000 Groups Urge Opposition to Fast Track

Citizens Trade Campaign: working together for social and environmental justice in trade policy Over 2,000 Groups Urge Opposition to Fast Track Re: Please Oppose “The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act” Dear Representative/Senator: The undersigned organizations urge you to oppose the Ryan-Hatch Fast Track bill formally dubbed “The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability […]

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27
Apr

GREEN AMERICA APPLAUDS CHIPOTLE’S REMOVAL OF GMOS FROM ITS FOODS

Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy,  issued the following statement today in response to Chipotle’s announcement of removing GMOs from its foods: “Chipotle’s announcement that they are removing genetically engineered ingredients is major step forward for the company and an important milestone in creating a safer and healthier food […]

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23
Feb

GMO Inside Announces Victory for Consumers: Hershey’s Milk Chocolate and Kisses to Go Non-GMO by the End of 2015

Latest Move by Hershey’s Follows the Removal of GMOs by General Mills, Unilever, Post Foods. WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 23, 2015 – In response to tens of thousands of Facebook posts, emails, and telephone calls from consumers who took part in GMO Inside’s campaign calling on Hershey’s to move to non-GMO ingredients, the U.S. chocolate giant […]

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