GMO Labeling

Virgil on January 19, 2014

The United States is one of the only developed countries in the world to either not ban foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or at least require labeling of said foods. Very sad commentary on the US and the power that agribusiness and their allies in the USDA and FDA have on Congress at the […]

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from our friends at Food Democracy Now! Last week, Maine’s Republican Governor, Paul LePage, signed a GMO labeling bill passed last spring, making Maine the 2nd state to pass and sign a GMO labeling bill into law. LePage’s signature on the bill was preceded by Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy of Connecticut, who signed the nation’s […]

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Virgil on July 3, 2013

From our friends at Food Democracy Now! They need all the help we can give to allow them to help us. For the past 20 years Americans have been denied the right to know what’s in their food, but that’s about to change! With your help, GMO labeling bills have passed in two separate states in the […]

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What appear to be legitimate concerns about voter fraud have arisen in California’s Proposition 37 vote. A Yes vote would require labeling of products containing GMOs. On a national level, due to the vigorous efforts of agribusiness companies and their bought and paid for allies USDA, FDA, and most members of Congress, including Al Franken, GMO […]

Continue reading about Voter fraud on GMO labeling in CA on Prop 37? Say it ain’t so, Joe

From our friends at Food Democracy Now! It’s time to Stop Monsanto  – Join Us for the Food Fight of the Century to label GMOs! Dear Virgil, Tonight is Halloween and there’s nothing more frightening than the future that Monsanto and the giant pesticide companies have in store for us. In just six days, on […]

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Virgil on October 3, 2012

Making a huge splash in the press recently is that it looks like some folks are finally admitting that genetically engineered (GE), also called genetically modified organisms (GMO), crops cause a new class of weeds resistant to herbicides. They are being dubbed superweeds because the increased use of herbicides on GE crops has super (no […]

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Virgil on June 27, 2012

The federal Senate voted on the bill to require products that contain GMOs to be labeled. The vast majority of Americans want to know what they are eating and have the ability to make a choice in selecting such products. Citizens in over 50 other countries have these very, very simple rights. BUT, not the […]

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Virgil on June 15, 2012

The following is a letter from Food Democracy Now! Please read it and Take Action! Why should the United States be the only developed country with no GMO food labeling? Right now the U.S. Senate is working to hammer out the final details on the farm bill and it isn’t pretty. While a number of […]

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