Citizen-led efforts in 23 states aim to label genetically modified foods

After 19 state legislatures last year considered bills to label genetically modified foods, the grassroots campaign in 23 states have formed The Coalition of States for Mandatory GMO Labeling (The Coalition) to coordinate efforts that will require the labeling of genetically modified foods in the USA and to support Prop 37, the California ballot initiative that could mandate GMO labeling in California on election day. Continue reading

At least 60 Protests to Target Makers of Genetically Engineered Foods on Anniversary of Occupy Movement

An expanding network of concerned individuals known as Occupy Monsanto has emerged over the past 8 months staging numerous protests at companies connected to the global trade of genetically engineered foods, also known as GMOs. The network announced today that on September 17, 2012 protests will begin for an entire week in St. Louis, home of the Monsanto Corporation, and across the US including California where voters will decide if they will label GMOs this election and worldwide in Argentina, Canada, Germany, India, Philippines, and other countries where concern over GMO impact on the environment and human health is growing. Continue reading