Politics

Due to a class action lawsuit against Naked Juice, you may be eligible for a $45 settlement check even without proof of purchase. (read more)

First long term study released on pigs, cattle who eat GMO soy and corn offers frightening results. (read more)

Russian president Vladamir Putin expresses extreme outrage at U.S. for protecting biotech industry profits while neonicotinoid pesticides threaten global agriculture. (read more)

Japan and North Korea suspend some US wheat exports after a genetically modified variety never approved for commercial use is found growing in an Oregon field. (read more)

The Daily Show’s John Stewart examines the passing of the Continuation Bill with the attached “Monsanto Protection Act”. (watch video)

Lindsay Lusher Shute of the National Young Farmers’ Coalition puts it plainly… “We need a million more farmers.” (watch video)

Washington State’s Initiative 522, requiring mandatory labeling on all genetically engineered foods has garnered enough signatures to move forward in the legislative process. (read more)

The European Food Safety Authority has discovered a potential human health risk associated with the most common genetic regulatory sequence used in commercial GMOs. (read more)

The new law allows for a variety of foods to be produced in home kitchens and sold directly to the public or through third parties with regulations put in place for public safety. (read more)

San Juan County Goes GMO Free!

November 10, 2012

While the nation was watching to find out California would label Genetically Modified Organisms as a result of Proposition 37, voters in Washington state’s San Juan County quietly decided to ban GMO’s by passing Proposition 2012-4 with 61% of the vote.