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Tag: prop 37

Vote For Real Food: Learn How Food Friendly Your Political Representatives Are

We’ve been treading water in a pool of political juices for awhile, so I apologize for stirring the legislative pot, but food policy has become a political topic. And now we have a tool to help us decide which levers to pull. A new organization, Food Policy Action (FPA), seeks to keep us in-the-know on how well our national government representatives support (or fail to support) important food policy decisions.

GMO Labeling and California Prop 37’s Defeat: What Now?

One important vote that national Election coverage wasn’t following so closely last night was California’s Proposition 37: The GMO Right to Know Act. Prop 37 might seem like it was only relevant in California, but had it passed, it would have set a precedent for GMO labeling – and transparency – here in the U.S.

Prop 37 CA Right to Know Fundraiser…in New York?

Organic food blogger Max Goldberg is teaming up with Food Babe to raise money to support Prop 37, a ballot initiative in California that would require GMO labeling. Why are folks on the other side of the country getting involved to support GMO labeling in a whole different state?

The answer is pretty simple…

GMO Labeling Might Let People Know What Theyโ€™re Eating: โ€˜NOOO!โ€™ Screams Food Lobby, Clutching Chest

As November creeps inexorably closer, the Grocery Manufacturers Association declares that defeating California’s GMO labeling initiative is ‘its highest priority.’ Despite almost unanimous consumer support, the food industry is fighting no-holds-barred against CA’s efforts towards increased transparency and accountability regarding US food packaging. Apparently, informed consumerism scares them silly.