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On April 24, the Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act – federal legislation that would require the labeling of genetically engineered foods – was introduced in both the Senate and the House. Nine senators and 22 representatives have already signed on. You can learn more about this bill at centerforfoodsafety.org. Sign the petition here.
FDA Poised to Approve Genetically Engineered Salmon . . . Public Comments Due February 25, 2013.
Cornucopia Institute, 1/9/13
Sign a Statement of Support for Authentic Fair Trade
In 1986, Equal Exchange was founded to challenge the existing trade model, which favors large plantations, agri-business, and multinational corporations. The support that Equal Exchange has provided small farmer cooperatives is now being challenged by large corporations who see the value in fair trade certification for themselves. Learn more about Authentic Fair Trade. Sign the petition from Equal Exchange.
Farm Bill Finale: Milk, Mayhem, David Rogers, Politico.com, 9/17/12
As Drought Hits Corn, Biotech Firms See Lush Field in GMO Crops, LA Times, 9/17/12
GMOs: Let’s Label ‘Em, Mark Bittman, NY Times, 9/15/12
Recipes for Salads With Substance, Boston.com, 9/18/12
Who’s to Blame for not Bringing Farm Bill for a Vote?, Elahe Izadi, National Journal, 9/13/12
Tiny Microgreens Packed With Nutrients, Jennifer Warner, Web MD Health News, 8/31/12