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Whole Foods Quietly Halts GMO Labeling Requirements

🔊 Listen to Article By Brandon Turbeville A year after Whole Foods was acquired by Internet retail giant Amazon, the food company is backing off its commitment to ensuring that food suppliers inform the consumer and the store itself if their food products contain GMOs. There is some confusion about the decision by Whole Foods to walk back on […]

Senate approves mock GMO-labeling bill, threatening genuine attempts to label food at the state level

Senate approves mock GMO-labeling bill, threatening genuine attempts to label food at the state level

A watered-down GMO labeling bill, which critics say was largely constructed by the GMO industry itself, and is likely to undermine existing labeling legislation at the state level, has just passed the Senate and is also expected to pass in the House of Representatives. The bill will require food manufacturers to use one of three […]

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99 percent of GMOs could be EXCLUDED from labeling under newly proposed law

There’s a new GMO labeling bill moving through Congress that, contrary to what its backers claim it to be, is nothing more than a covert anti-labeling bill that threatens to undo many years’ worth of hard work by true GMO labeling advocates pushing for meaningful reform in this important area of food policy and public […]

ConAgra to Label All Products with Genetically Modified Ingredients

ConAgra to Label All Products with Genetically Modified Ingredients

The list seems to grow daily. The multinational ConAgra now joins General Mills, Mars, and Kellogg’s as a company which will label its products if they contain genetically modified ingredients. With Vermont’s mandatory GM labeling bill going into effect this summer, this is a decision more companies will have to make, and soon. This list of […]

USDA claims to support GMO labeling, but only wants companies to list a phone number or scan code, not actual words

USDA claims to support GMO labeling, but only wants companies to list a phone number or scan code, not actual words

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is using a policy sleight of hand to appear as though it supports listing genetically modified ingredients in foods, but without actually requiring them to be spelled out. As reported by Agriculture.com in recent days, the USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has indeed officially called for making GMO labeling mandatory […]

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Senate set to vote on DARK Act TODAY, bill would criminalize any and all claims that say non-GMO food is safer

A piece of legislation that would prohibit states from enacting GMO-labeling laws, as well as make it difficult for companies wishing to voluntarily label GMOs, is expected to hit the Senate floor for a vote today. The Senate vote has been dreaded by the Right to Know movement ever since it passed the House of […]

Millions for GMO propaganda: the amount of money spent to keep you in the DARK will astound you

Millions for GMO propaganda: the amount of money spent to keep you in the DARK will astound you

What is it about a requirement to label foods containing genetically modified ingredients that so scares the food industry that they would do anything to prevent that from happening? Why are Big Agriculture and biotech giants like Monsanto so hell-bent on keeping you in the dark about what’s in the food they grow for you? […]

The DARK ACT is Back. We Need Your Help to Stop It and Protect our Rights!

The DARK ACT is Back. We Need Your Help to Stop It and Protect our Rights!

Senator Pat Roberts is taking over where other legislators have left off. He’s been busy trying to push the DARK ACT, a piece of legislation that would halt states from implementing mandatory GMO labeling, on the people with brute force. Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) first introduced this federal legislation, which […]

Campbell's Soup Co. announces GMO labeling for its food products, supports mandatory GMO labeling and consumers' right to know

Campbell’s Soup Co. announces GMO labeling for its food products, supports mandatory GMO labeling and consumers’ right to know

A big THANK YOU goes out to Campbell’s Soup Company for taking a step in the right direction and announcing GMO labeling for all their food products. All ingredients in Campbell’s food products that contain genetically modified organisms will now be labeled. It’s still unclear whether the labels will make distinctions on the kind of […]

Big Food corporations, Wall Street buying up natural brands to silence support for GMO labeling

Big Food corporations, Wall Street buying up natural brands to silence support for GMO labeling

One of the fastest growing natural juice brands in the country is adding Coca-Cola and Goldman Sachs to its lineup of stakeholders. The Suja juice company, a California startup that has seen massive growth over the past several years, currently offers cold-pressed, unpasteurized, non-GMO and certified organic juices to health-savvy consumers. Will this change if […]