Here are some documents you can reference when running a local GMO labeling campaign. Please feel free to download and share.
AB 88 Ocean Conservancy Background
Alaska SB 25 Labeling of Genetically Engineered Fish
American Medical Association House of Delegates
California Ballot Initiative text
Fact Sheet AB 88 (GE Salmon)
GMO legislation synopsis Feb 2012
GMOs in Austin
Labeling Doesn’t Raise Food Costs
Michelle McCabe Env Committee—GMO testimony 02-21-12—edit THwang
Support for Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods is Nearly Unanimous
Below are links you can reference when running a local GMO labeling campaign. Please feel free to share.
If you are already participating in a campaign and would like to share any labeling documentation, please forward to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
In an interview with an AP reporter on March 14, 2012, Trudy Bialic, Director of Public Affairs for PCC Natural Markets, Seattle was quoted in most of the following:
- Washington Post, Jan. 26, 2012
- Seattle Times
- Puget Sound Business Journal
- Spokesman Review—Spokane newspaper, business section
- Tri-City Herald
- Chicago Tribune
- CBS News MoneyWatch
- Sydney Herald (Australia)
- GM-Free Ireland—TB’s 2006 Seattle P-I “Op Ed” on pharmaceutical GE crops
- Minneapolis Star Tribune
- Atlanta Daily Constitution
- Maine Today Media—Portland, Maine
- Anchorage Daily News
- Tri-City Herald
- Environmental Health News
- Lancaster Journals—Lancaster, Pa.
- Greenfield Daily Reporter, Indiana
- See Trudy’s quote in this Fox News report about the hearings in Olympia today and yesterday.
Google “Washington farmers throw support behind GMO labeling” to see more.
Connecticut took the first step requiring producers to label genetically modified food Wednesday, as a legislative committee overwhelmingly backed a measure promoted as giving consumers more information while avoiding the debate over health concerns.
e-Reports—July 11, 2011
AMA House considers resolution from your ISMA delegation
CT-N OnDemand with Jeffrey Smith about GMOs and Labeling Bill
This is a detailed video from Jeffrey Smith visit to Connecticut in early March Rep. Roy held a news conference/public forum on GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms). The news conference featured information and legislation (HB 5117) aimed at labeling foods that contain GMO’s. After the news conference, the legislative forum featured Jeffrey Smith, a leading consumer advocate promoting healthier non-GMO choices.