Healthcare giant Kaiser has recommended their members avoid GMOs. In a recent newsletter, a Kaiser nutritionist wrote a piece discussing both why people should avoid GMOs for health reasons, common GMO foods and how to avoid them. Some policyholders have been responding to this news by asking their local Kaiser clinics about it – and… Read more »
For those who are casting their ballots early in the mail, the Ecology Center urges you to join us in voting YES on Prop 37. We’ve frequently highlighted the hazards of the GMO food system on our blog, from increased pesticides to crippling lawsuits against small scale farmers. Now is a rare moment to cast… Read more »
California Right to Know Campaign invites you to experience a controversial, intriguing, and provocative movie, Scientist Under Attack… Read more », followed by discussion with Dr. Michelle Perro. The film reveals how the biotech industry has repeatedly blocked the original research conducted by world class scientists with gag orders, personal smear campaigns and even destruction of data.
A recent Grist post lays out the daunting task facing the Label GMO/Prop 37 campaign: to counter-balance the resources and money of food industry interest groups. Head to Grist to read their full report. The article quotes industry leaders saying that if Prop 37 passes in California, it will spread to other states. Yet another… Read more »