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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2014

By: Tim Nesbitt 

Apples and salmon aren't usually served on the same plate, but here in Foodie Oregon they appear side by side on the logo of the "Right to Know" campaign.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif., October 23, 2014 – What is the real cost of the shrimp we consume?

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2014

81% of approved GMOs not studied for detailed health effects

 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2014

By: Steven Hoffman

With more than $25 million poured in to defeat statewide GMO labeling ballot initiatives in 2014, a small cabal of multi-national biotech, pesticide and junk food companies seeks to buy the elections in Colorado and Oregon.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2014

By: Garry Auld, PhD, RDN, professor, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University

In my opinion, there are far more compelling reasons to label GMOs than concerns over possible health effects.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 24th, 2014

Earlier this week, genetically engineered ingredients found in Portland baby formula and Measure 92 endorsed by Eugene Weekly, public poll shows Yes on Measure 92 leading by 7 despite massive spending from the no side

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 23rd, 2014

By: Veronique Lacarpra

Monsanto will continue selling soybean seeds coated with pesticides that have been linked to honey bee deaths, even though the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found the seeds do not improve yields.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 23rd, 2014

By: Michelle Brence

Oregon's Ballot Measure 92 to require labeling of genetically engineered foods is No. 5 in the nation for money spent on television advertising, according to the Center for Public Integrity.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 23rd, 2014

By: Ben Stone

The approval of another herbicide specifically for use on genetically modified (GM) crops underscores the timeliness of Oregon’s Measure 92 that would mandate labeling foods containing GMOs.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 22nd, 2014

Dear Friends and Colleagues

Review Finds GM Herbicide-Resistant Crops Will Bring About Further Loss of Biodiversity

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

By: Beth Buczynski 

Hold on to your hats, parents: A court-appointed psychologist recently called a Manhattan father an ‘unfit parent’ because he denied his son’s request to eat at McDonald’s. Yes, you’re reading that right.
 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

By: Kia Ruiz

We approached Proposition 105 as a single-subject statute within the Colorado legal framework to get an initiative through the courts that could then be used as a reasonable first step as we gathered signatures for the current ballot.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

Well, there are a few big guys who think we do not have that right, and they have deep pockets to throw around to protect their profits.


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