Category Archives: National Issues

Target Campaign-Heinz and Frito

On 27 February 2012, we Occupied our Food Supply.  For the action, I discussed targeting major food manufacturers about the ingredients in their food that come from GMO sources.  I wanted to write letters to these companies, not in a … Continue reading

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FDA Ignores GMO Labeling Petition; Time to write letters

Many of you may have participated in the Just Label It (We have the right to know) campaign asking the FDA to label GMO foods.  According to the Just Label It website: Congratulations, together, we have made history. We now … Continue reading

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Stop, Abolish, Put an End to the Insanity!

It’s time for my yearly rant, which I haven’t raged about on this blog since November 2010, but once a year, I go complete stark raving mad…each Spring, I go on a rampage preaching and posting about the insanity! So, … Continue reading

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H.R. 3555…send an e-mail to your Rep

On 27 February 2012, I wrote Occupy Your Food Supply by Supporting H.R. 3553, H.R. 3554. and H.R. 3555 asking you to contact your Representative in D.C. to support these bills sponsored by Dennis Kucinich (Ohio).  Today I received an e-mail … Continue reading

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Occupy Your Food Supply by Supporting H.R. 3553, H.R. 3554. and H.R. 3555

Today, February 27, 2012, is a day of global action to Occupy Your Food Supply.  If you are wondering why this call for action has errupted, Willie Nelson and Anna Lappe recently published in Huff Post Food: Why We Must … Continue reading

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Days of Action: Occupy Your Food

In response to the growing food movement as well as the growing concern about GM and GE foods, a few actions are happening this Spring. Besides writing your reps in DC to let them know what you think about labeling … Continue reading

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Foods Known to Contain GMO and Genetically Engineered (GE) Ingredients

I recently wrote an article entitled Heirloom vs. Hybrid and GMO…What’s the difference? And why should I care?, and maybe because gardening season is lurking or maybe because people are becoming more aware of the importance of healthful food, but suddenly … Continue reading

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