Press Releases
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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22
Jan

Ahead Of Super Bowl XLIX, GMO Inside Urges Sabra, Official Hummus of NFL, To Pass On GMOs

Group Urges Consumers To Call, Facebook and Tweet Sabra Ahead of Super Bowl Demanding A Verified GMO-Free Dip; Campaign Also Seeks End To Sabra-Owner PepsiCo’s Funding of Efforts to Keep Consumers in the Dark About What Is in Their Food       WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 22, 2015 – Green America’s GMO Inside campaign announced […]

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03
Nov

GMO Inside: With a Social Media Policy Like Smuckers, a Comment Has To Be Good … Or It’s Gone

Company Spending $640,000 to Block Consumers’ Right to Know If GMOs Are In Food Also Censors Consumers Talking About GMOs on Social Media WASHINGTON D.C – November 3, 2014 – Green America’s GMO Inside campaign is calling out the J.M. Smucker Company (Smucker’s) for removing anti-GMO posts and posts critiquing the company’s funding of opposition […]

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07
Oct

Chobani and Green America Partner to Explore Evolution of US Milk Supply

Chobani and Green America to explore non-GMO alternatives for cattle feed. Chobani to Launch Three Lines of Organic Yogurt in 2015 October 7, 2014 New Berlin, NY, October 7, 2014 – Chobani, maker of America’s #1 selling Greek Yogurt brand, and Green America, the nation’s leading green economy organization, announced today that they have partnered […]

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02
Oct

Trouble Brewing for Starbucks: 150,000+ Consumers Urge CEO to Switch to Organic Milk, Major Social Media Push Set for Sunday

Social Media Day of Action on Issue Planned This Sunday, October 5th; Tens of Thousands More Expected To Participate on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. WASHINGTON, DC – October 2, 2014 – In the seven months since GMO Inside launched its campaign pressuring Starbucks to ditch conventional milk from cows fed GMOs in favor of organic […]

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