Support the Organic Revolution! Stop the Biotech Bullies!
and our lobbying ally, the Organic Consumers Fund, put our money where
our mouth is. With the 2012 California Ballot Initiative, and GMO
labeling legislation gaining momentum in Vermont, Connecticut, Hawaii
and other states, we have a real chance to hit Monsanto, corporate
agribusiness, and the supermarket chains with the skull and crossbones
they fear so much: mandatory labels on genetically engineered food, and a
ban on the industry practice of marketing billions of dollars of
GMO-tainted foods as "natural." At the same time we are continuing our
struggle to strengthen organic standards and significantly expand the
market for organic food and
products, especially those produced locally and regionally; while
warning consumers about the dangers of junk food and chemical
Genetic Crimes Unit to Protest Monsanto/FDA Enforcer Michael Taylor at the Food Safety Summit
is nothing safe about toxic pesticides & unlabeled genetically
engineered foods. On April 19, 2012 the Occupy Monsanto Genetic Crimes
Unit will protest outside of the Food Safety Summit at the Washington,
DC, Convention Center.
Food safety activists will meet at 11:00am at the Mount Vernon Square / 7th Street / Convention Center Metro station (Yellow & Green Line at the corner of M Street & 7th Street, NW) and will call on FDA Commissioner Michael Taylor to resign.
Video of the Week
The Most Evil Chemical Company and the Second Richest Person in the World
this video, Bill Aal (AGRAWatch) and Alexis Baden-Mayer (OCA) speak to
the various national and global aspects of the genetically modified food
industry and the concerns for farmers and agriculture here and around
the world. Interwoven is the influence of Monsanto and the Gates
Foundation, the "charity" of Bill Gates, the 2nd richest person in the
world, in government agencies.
Videos are online now from the day-long Control the Corporation conference, where OCA Political Director Alexis Baden-Mayer spoke on a panel titled, "Creating New Economic Models and Launching Initiatives."
Little Bytes: Top Stories of the WeekNational: Organic Farmers Hope for Boost with Mandatory GMO Labels
California: Group Pushes November Ballot Initiative to Label Foods with GMOs
Monsanto's Man in California
Connecticut: Labels for Altered Foods Win Backing in Connecticut
Oregon: Statewide Initiative to Label GMOs, County Initiatives to Ban Them
Vermont: Scores Testify in Favor of GE Food Labeling Bill
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