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Blog Archive (December 2012)

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Dec 28th, 2012
Say NO to GMO salmon! Tell President Obama and the FDA you won't eat GMO salmon! Right now President Obama and bureaucrats at the Food and Drug Administration are preparing to unleash genetically engineered salmon on the market. After years of controversial regulatory review, this past week the Obama administration cleared a final hurdle for AquaBounty’s GMO salmon to be approved at any... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Dec 23rd, 2012
Four years ago I started Food Democracy Now! with a group of friends because I knew there was an urgent need to change the serious problems in our food system. And that the important issues that mattered to family farmers, mothers and the environment weren’t being talked about in any serious way in the mainstream media, in Congress or state capitals across the country. If you need any... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Dec 14th, 2012
Take action today to stop the Monsanto Protection Act! Tell your member of Congress: "Vote for Peoples' Rights not Corporations!"  URGENT: Stop the Monsanto Protection Act today! Yesterday, Food Democracy Now! received an urgent call from a concerned Congressional staffer about Monsanto's latest efforts to undermine our basic democratic rights. As politicians in Washington DC discuss... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Dec 12th, 2012
By Mark Wachtler, According to a number of voter watchdog groups and consumer advocates, something fishy is going on with the vote counting for California’s hotly contested ballot initiative Proposition 37. Believe it or not, the votes are still being counted. And while a last-second victory for GMO food labeling seems unlikely, it’s not impossible. Unfortunately, the California... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Dec 11th, 2012
By Carey Gilliam, (Reuters) - Patent protection for genetically modified corn, soybeans and other crop must be limited so farmers can save their seeds and protect themselves against litigation, a public interest group said in a filing with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday in a case involving global seed giant Monsanto Co. The case that the high court will hear next year involving an... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Dec 06th, 2012
Stand up for open and transparent elections!   Join us in standing up for open and transparent elections - join us in reporting "statistical anomalies" and 6 million votes for Prop 37 ! While reports of election fraud have circulated on the Internet, at Food Democracy Now! we have been closely monitoring the results as they’ve come in and had not heard any credible reports of... more

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