Just when we thought we could rejoice over major cereal manufacturers’ reformulating big cereal brands without GMOs, a review of ingredients in non-GMO Cheerios and Grape-Nuts reveals that they contain [ … ]
Within the span of three weeks, two of the top-selling conventional cereal brands—Cheerios and Grape-Nuts—made the announcement that effective almost immediately, their flagship cereals are GMO-free.
Biotech megacorporations learned from Prop 37 that your vote is for sale — at least, that’s what they think they learned. Washington’s upcoming GMO labeling initiative known as I-522 looks posed to turn that assumption on its head, with 66% of voters polled in that state saying they will definitely or probably vote in favor of mandatory GMO labeling this November.
Last week GMO labeling advocates submitted more than enough signatures to propel I-522 into the legislative limelight. This initiative would require labeling for foods containing genetically modified ingredients. Under WA law, the measure can now be enacted, revised, or sent to voters in November 2013. Good work, WA!