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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2012
Join us to Defeat Monsanto this Fall - Yes on 37 to label GMOs! Chip in today to help us to take on Monsanto and Giant Food companies to Label GMOs! Help us and our allies raise $2 million in the next 10 days to claim victory this fall! 12 Days to Stop Monsanto  - Join Us for the Food Fight of the Century to Label GMOs! Yesterday I was honored to stand with mothers, farmers and everyday... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2012
As supporters rallied in front of Los Angeles City Hall today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting Prop 37, the Right to Know ballot measure that would label genetically engineered foods in California. California would join 61 other countries that already label genetically engineered foods, and Prop 37 would also prohibit such foods from being marketed as... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 23rd, 2012
Make a Call to Defeat Monsanto! With only 14 days left - We Need YOU To WIN Yes on 37! Join us - We need your help today to help make a call for GMO labeling! Right now Monsanto & friends are spending $1 million dollars a day to defeat Prop 37 for GMO labeling - Join us to Fight Back today! On November 6, Californians will vote on Prop 37, which would require all genetically modified foods... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 22nd, 2012
New Delhi: In a severe blow to the future of genetically modified (GM) food crops in the country, a high-level committee appointed by the Supreme Court has recommended stopping all ongoing open field trials on such crops for 10 years until a new set of conditions is enforced.  In spirit, the committee’s recommendations are similar to those made by former environment minister Jairam... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2012
Stand with us to Thank the Heroes of Prop 37 to label GMOs!   Thank those Heroes who are Standing Up for Your Right to Know on Prop 37! Right now a major battle for the future of our food and our democracy is playing out in California. At this very moment, everyday Californians are fighting to help pass Prop 37 to label genetically engineered foods. In the past 18 months, a powerful... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 17th, 2012
The world’s largest pesticide companies are spending One Million Dollars a Day to confuse California voters about Proposition 37 -- a simple label that will give us the right to know what's in our food. A Million Dollars a Day in TV ads can buy lots of confusion, but it can't buy facts. Here are the facts about Prop 37: No cost to consumers: Adding a few words to labels costs nothing.... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 14th, 2012
The Yes on 37 campaign is holding its final fundraising event in Berkeley this Thursday, October 18th from 5:30 - 7:30 sponsored by Nutiva, Frey Vineyards, Lundberg Family Farms along with Food Democracy Action! - our allied c4 organization. The evening will be an opportunity to support our Right to Know, hear about the latest initiative from experts, including our own Dave Murphy, Andrew... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 14th, 2012
CA Right to Know Campaign Calls for No on 37 Campaign to Level with California Voters The Yes on 37 Campaign today called on opponents of the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act to clarify whether they share the extreme and dubious scientific views of Dr. Henry Miller -- a researcher at the right-wing Hoover Institution, who is featured as a spokesperson in TV ads blanketing... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 05th, 2012
Join us to Defeat Monsanto this Fall - Yes on 37 to label GMOs!   Chip in today to help us to take on Monsanto and Giant Food companies to Label GMOs and claim victory this fall. Help us Stop Monsanto this fall - Join Us for the Food Fight of the Century to Label GMOs! You might think that because 90 percent of Americans want genetically engineered foods labeled that corporations and... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 03rd, 2012
By Michele Simon, Did Monsanto Write This Op-Ed Signed by a UC Davis Professor? Posted on October 3, 2012 by Michele As I recently explained, University of California at Davis agriculture researchers are heavily influenced by the funding they receive from Monsanto and other big biotech players. This conflict of interest explains in part why we are seeing several UC Davis professors author... more

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