Prop 37 Defeated: California Voters Reject Mandatory GMO-Labeling

by jeeg 8. November 2012 00:28
California voters rejected Prop 37, which would have required retailers and food companies to label products made with genetically modified ingredients. Millions of dollars, mostly from outside of California, were poured into campaigns both for and against Prop 37. But the donations that ... [More]

Council for Responsible Genetics Statement RE: AAAS Board Statement Against Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods

by jeeg 6. November 2012 00:16
  Council for Responsible Genetics Statement RE: AAAS Board Statement Against Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods   The Council for Responsible Genetics is in fundamental disagreement with the recent statement from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS... [More]

Buying the Vote on G.M.O.’s

by jeeg 24. October 2012 21:35
Supporters of ingredients derived from "genetically modified foods," which hereafter I'll call G.M.O.'s - genetically modified organisms - are mostly the chemical companies who make them or other people who make money from them. They assert that a) there's no proof that G.M.O.'s are harmful to hum... [More]

Vote for the Dinner Party

by jeeg 12. October 2012 20:09
One of the more interesting things we will learn on Nov. 6 is whether or not there is a “food movement” in America worthy of the name — that is, an organized force in our politics capable of demanding change in the food system. People like me throw the term around loosely, partly b... [More]
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