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Prop 37 Voters Narrow Gap in Final California Vote Totals

California’s Secretary of State has reported its certified vote totals for Proposition 37, the measure to require labeling of genetically engineered foods.  The state’s final report shows the measure lost by less than 3%…narrowed from the apparent 6% gap reported on election night.  The certified vote shows 6,088,714 votes yes to 6,442,371 votes no. Some […]

Continue Reading By on December 18, 2012 in agriculture, food labeling, GMO

GMO Free USA Empowers Consumers

Who decides what you feed your family?  What choices do you have?  Do you have the right to know what’s in the food you buy?  A growing movement is empowering consumers just like you to not only choose what you eat, but to boycott brands that don’t seem to have your best interest at heart. […]

Continue Reading By on December 12, 2012 in agriculture, food, GMO

Prop 37 GMO-Labeling Supporters Raising Questions about California Vote Counting

Supporters of the popular GMO labeling measure that appeared to have narrowly lost in California’s election are raising serious questions about whether every vote was accurately counted.  The measure would have required many grocery store foods to disclose whether they contain genetically engineered or transgenic ingredients, such as corn designed in a laboratory to grow […]

Continue Reading By on December 10, 2012 in food labeling, GMO, prevention

Food Movement Still Simmering after California Prop 37 Vote

Should a label tell you which grocery store items are made from genetically modified foods with laboratory-altered genes? 4.2 million California voters think so.  But another 4.8 million voted against the labeling requirement described in Proposition 37.  Right-to-Know advocates say this referendum defeat won’t stop their popular and ever-growing movement.  Campaign co-chair Dave Murphy of Food […]

Continue Reading By on November 8, 2012 in agriculture, non-GMO

Shopping Tips on Avoiding GMOs

You can’t tell by looking at the food, and you can’t even tell by reading the label in the United States.  Yet many of the foods we eat may be genetically modified. Advocates and consumers support a label on foods to notify of genetically modified origins. And California residents are about to vote on GMO […]

Continue Reading By on September 5, 2012 in non-GMO