January 14th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
The founder and CEO of the world’s leading organic yogurt company, Stonyfield Farms, announced that he has stepped down from the company he founded and will be focusing instead on food regulatory issues, came along with the news that he has co-authored a consumer guide e-book designed to help Americans better understand genetically modified foods.
Read More:First-Ever Consumer Guide e-Book on GMO Foods Co-Authored By Stonyfield Yogurt Founder
December 18th, 2011 - Erin Shaw
There has never been a better time to assert your right to an informed choice in food. The FDA may be finalizing approval of genetically engineered salmon, the first GE animal for human consumption, and there is one team working hard for consumers’ rights to know. The Just Label It! Campaign is calling for support for their legal petition urging the FDA to require mandatory labeling of GE salmon and all genetically engineered foods.
Read More:Label It Today! GMO Salmon Up for FDA Approval, Public Scrutiny
October 17th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
The country’s first genetically engineered animal product could soon be approved forsale and distribution without any labeling requirements as the FDA has completed its evaluation on the environmental impact of AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage salmon and deemed it safe for human consumption.
Read More:GMO AquAdvantage Salmon One Step Closer to Deregulation
September 22nd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
The late comedian George Carlin once elucidated the word “natural”: “Everything is natural. Everything in the universe is part of nature. Polyester, pesticides, oil slicks, and whoopee cushions. Nature is not just trees and flowers. It’s everything. Human beings are part of nature. And if a human being invents something, that’s part of nature, too.”
Read More:Naturally… GMO Foods Labeled ‘Natural’ Land Manufacturers in Court
August 3rd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Genetically modified foods, such as Monsanto’s Roundup Ready corn and soy, may have a negative affect on human digestive systems, particularly the intestinal bacterial balance, leading to allergies and a number of diseases, says a recent article published by the Alliance for Natural Health.
Read More:A Kick in the Gut? GMO Foods Alter Digestive Systems
April 12th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
A new report published in the March 1 issue of Environmental Sciences Europe has revealed a connection between genetically modified foods and significant risk of developing organ disruptions, particularly in the liver and kidneys.
Read More:19 Studies Suggest Link Between GMO Foods and Serious Organ Damage