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Blog Archive (November 2011)

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Nov 23rd, 2011
Thanks for Helping Stop this Turkey in Time For Thanksgiving  Now Let's Get the Details of their Secret Farm Bill that Congress is Refusing To Release to the Public Super Committee Fails, Secret Farm Bill Dies, House and Senate Ag Leaders Afraid of Releasing “Statutory Language” of their Secret Farm Bill – Food Democracy Now! Members Rock the Hill, Shut Down Phone Lines... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Nov 18th, 2011
Stop Corporate Greed from writing a "Secret Farm Bill" behind closed doors! Take action today or the next opportunity at serious food policy reform will not be until 2017! "Secret Farm Bill" - Deal to be finalized within hours - Call Congress now! For the past month rumors about the Secret Farm Bill have been slowly leaking out and now it's gotten ugly. Last night Senate Agriculture Committee... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Nov 17th, 2011
24 hours to stop Corporate Greed from writing a "Secret Farm Bill" behind closed doors! Make a stand with farmers and eaters everywhere! Take action today or the next opportunity we could get at serious food policy reform is not until 2017! Help kill the "Secret Farm Bill" - Deal could be finalized within hours - Contact Congress today! For the past month rumors about the Secret Farm Bill... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Nov 09th, 2011
Four years ago today Obama said he'd label GMOs Four years ago today, Barack Obama spoke to a crowded room of farmers and rural Iowans, promising to label “genetically modified” (GMO) food because "Americans should know what they're buying". What’s remarkable about this statement is that it was said in Iowa, the largest producer of GMO corn and soybeans in the U.S. and in... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Nov 09th, 2011
Wide-Ranging Coalition Seeks to Secure Initiative on November 2012 BallotSACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Food Democracy Now! joined the grassroots Committee For the Right to Know, a wide-ranging coalition of consumer, public health and environmental organizations, food companies, and individuals submitted the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act to the State Attorney General for... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Nov 06th, 2011
Stop Corporate Greed from writing a "Secret Farm Bill" behind closed doors! Demand transparency and democracy in our food system! Take action today or the next opportunity we could get at serious food policy reform is not until 2017! Join us, last chance to kill the "Secret Farm Bill"! This is urgent and unprecedented territory. Last week we sent you an email alert warning of the imminent... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Nov 02nd, 2011
48 hours ago, we sent out an urgent alert asking you to make a call to leaders in the House and Senate Agriculture committees to tell them not to broker a backroom deal on a “Secret Farm Bill” that would have effectively killed the 2012 Food and Farm Bill. Incredibly, more than 27,000 phone calls were made by Food Democracy Now! members to the 4 members of Congress that we... more

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