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Monthly Archives: October 2012

GMO TALK STORY for Parents and Families

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SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 3 – 5 PM PRESENTERS: MAMA T. OF DOWN TO EARTH AND MARY OYAMA OF LABEL IT HAWAII FIND OUT WHY YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED THAT OVER 75% OF PROCESSED FOODS CONTAIN GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMO).  CHILDREN ARE HIGHEST AT RISK. LEARN HOW YOU CAN AVOID GMO AND PROVIDE HEALTHY FOODS FOR YOUR FAMILY.   […]

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North Shore Organic Farm Film Series

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GMO Labeling Campaigns from Across the U.S. Join Forces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GMO LABELING CAMPAIGNS FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES JOIN FORCES TO FORM THE COALITION OF STATES FOR MANDATORY GMO LABELING   Citizen-led efforts in 21 states aim to label genetically modified foods   (October 16, 2012) After 19 state legislatures last year considered bills to label genetically modified foods, the grassroots […]

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US corn ethanol fuels food crisis in developing countries

Published in Al Jazeera   By Timothy A Wise October 11, 2012 Record drought in the US farm belt this summer withered corn fields and parched hopes for a record US corn harvest, but US farmers may not be the ones most severely affected by the disaster. Most have insurance against crop failure. Not so the world’s […]

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South African consumers win GM labelling victory

Published in The Digital Journal By Anne Sewell, October 11, 2012 The African Centre for Biosafety reports that South African consumers have just won a hard-earned victory, regarding the labelling of genetically modified (GM) foods. GM crops have been grown in South Africa since 1999. However most consumers are largely unaware that their staple food, maize […]

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The case for Prop. 37

Published in The Los Angeles Times By Daniel Imhoff and Michael R. Dimock, October 11, 2012 In America we hold a consumer’s power of choice at the checkout line nearly as sacred as that of a voter at the ballot box. In November, California voters will be asked to protect the right of food buyers to […]

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Vote for the Dinner Party

Why California’s Proposition 37 Should Matter to Anyone Who Cares About Food By MICHAEL POLLAN   October 14, 2012 The New York Times Magazine  One of the more interesting things we will learn on Nov. 6 is whether or not there is a “food movement” in America worthy of the name — that is, an organized […]

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