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

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.

December 12th

21 Food News Stories From 2014 to Make You Feel Grateful for Progress

This is the time of year where we give thanks for what we have, most importantly, our friends and family. We gather around and celebrate with food and drink. Food news stories have been at the center of much discussion this year. From GMO labeling laws to soda taxes, things are getting better in our food system, even while some aspects of it are getting worse (looking at you, Monsanto!).

November 27th

Is Monsanto the Next Tech Company?

Monsanto, the much hated poster-company for the biotech industry, may soon take on another industry: information technology.

That’s what Robb Fraley, Monsanto’s chief technology officer says. “I could easily see us in the next five or 10 years being an information technology company,” he says in Grist.

November 21st

GMO Labeling Would Cost Less Than A Penny A Day

A new study conducted by Consumers Union found that the median cost of GMO labeling would be $2.30 per person per year or about $0.06 cents day. Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, recently released the findings of a study of the real costs of GMO labeling. The study came […]

October 7th

False Advertising Lawsuit Over Truvia Ingredients Settles

Cargill’s Truvia Natural Sweetener has settled lawsuits alleging that Truvia products are not  “natural” because Truvia ingredients actually contain highly processed ingredients or ingredients originating from GMOs. Two separate lawsuits challenging the labeling and marketing of Cargill’s Truvia Natural Sweetener products are about to be settled. Consumers allege that they were misled by labeling stating that Truvia ingredients—including […]

September 23rd

Annie’s Homegrown Sells Out To Pro-GMO General Mills

Earlier this month, food giant General Mills made a deal to buy Annie’s Homegrown for $820 Million.  Will it change our favorite feel-good brand? The news that the beloved natural foods company, Annie’s is being sold to food giant General Mills isn’t surprising, but it still makes me sad. According to the Wall Street Journal, GM’s bid to […]

September 22nd