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Elizabeth Kucinich Exposes GMO Labeling Law

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Cornucopia’s Take: Organic food activist Elizabeth Kucinich talks about how the DARK Act was passed, what it entails, and what comes next. ‘Dark Act’ won’t truly label GMO’s – Food & agriculture consultant Facebook – Elizabeth Kucinich by RT America Critics have branded the new law requiring the labeling of GMO products the DARK Act, short for “Denying Americans the Right to Know,” arguing that it allows companies to use QR codes or 1-800 numbers

Monsanto’s Unapproved GMO Wheat Escapes in Washington Again

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Cornucopia’s Take: Monsanto keeps its GMO test plots secret, but the wheat has escaped for the third time, contaminating a farmer’s field. This is especially egregious given Monsanto’s litigation against farmers whose fields have been contaminated with their approved seeds. USDA confirms unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state Reuters by Karl Plume Source: George Allen Genetically modified wheat developed by Monsanto Co, and never approved by federal regulators, has been found growing in a

Leading Organic Industry CEO Condemns GMO Labeling “Sell-out”

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Criticizes the Organic Trade Association and Some of Its Powerful Members David Bronner Cornucopia’s Take: David Bronner, CEO at Dr. Bronner’s, has been an activist and a leading voice for the real labeling of GMO foods. He also happens to be a long time member of the Organic Trade Association (OTA). He is harshly critical of how the OTA, and some of its most powerful members, secretly worked to “sell-out” the GMO food labeling movement and

Toothless GMO Labeling Bill Signed by President

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Cornucopia’s Take: The President has decided to ignore the outpouring of citizen opposition to the GMO food (non)labeling bill passed by Congress, and has signed into law a big gift to Monsanto and their biotech allies. President Obama & Ag Secretary Vilsack view the 2012 Iowa drought Source: USDA Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2607, H.R. 3700, H.R. 3931, H.R. 3953, H.R. 4010, H.R. 4425, H.R. 4747, H.R. 4761, H.R. 4777, H.R. 4877, H.R.

GMOs: The One Thing You Can Do While Obama Considers Vetoing Non-Labeling Legislation

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

This alert is over. [Read the letters calling for a presidential veto below.] Source: DonkeyHotey President Obama has yet to sign the toothless GMO food labeling bill passed by Congress.  If you already called the President, or signed one of the “unofficial” petitions, urging him to veto the bill you still have one more chance to influence him.  Please sign the official We the People petition to the White House today urging President Obama to