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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

Full Sail Brewery: Sustainable Craft Beer Proves Class Act

With the ever increasing number of craft brews hitting shelves in recent years, choosing an ale can be a difficult decision. Each crafty label seems coded somehow to project the underlying character traits of the person indulging. Unibroue, for swarthy Francophiles. Brooklyn, for the hip crowd harkening their home borrough. New Belgium for outdoorsy sorts […]

February 6th

Sprinkles with your Hypocrisy

The Portland Tribune reports that the city of Portland, Oregon plans to declare an “official city doughnut” this week. Mayor Tom Potter will introduce his official doughnut resolution, declaring Voodoo Doughnuts’ Portland Creme, a raised doughnut filled with cream and covered in chocolate with “two eyes”, during the City Council’s Christmas Eve day meeting. Potter’s […]

December 22nd

Wave Energy Development and Marine Reserves

I am a commissioner on the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, an industry-funded agency and part of the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Commission Program. Among our other responsibilities to the fishing fleet, we have been charged with the enhancement of the image of the Dungeness crab industry, and to increase opportunities for profitability through promotion, […]

November 24th