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Measure 92 Update: GMO Labeling in Oregon Fails by Narrow Margin

December 12th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Menu labeling may be coming soon, but unfortunately GMO labeling in Oregon isn't happening right now thanks to big money from big food. Monsanto, Dow, DuPont and other big food corporations spent $20 million to defeat Measure 92, Oregon's GMO labeling intiative, and it looks like their misinformation campaigns were effective.


Is climate change hurting wine production?

July 6th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

A 2010 study from researchers at the Southern Oregon University and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife showed definitively that the climate in wine grape growing regions of the Western United States has been getting warmer


Bottled Water Ban: Multnomah County, Oregon

October 19th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

One Oregon county has banned the purchase of bottled water using county funds. Multnomah County, which includes Portland, passed the ban after a unanimous vote. So, why ban the bottle


Sprinkles with your Hypocrisy

December 22nd, 2008 | by Stuart Stein

The Portland Tribune reports that the city of Portland, Oregon plans to declare an “official city doughnut” this week. Mayor [&hellip



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