Organic versus non-GMO certified. Which would you pick if you had all the information?

The Non-GMO ProjectSaw a great article today – taken from an interview on NPR’s All Things Considered – that examined people’s perceptions of food products that were labeled either USDA Organic or Non-GMO Project Verified. It made some very good points for both sides.

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General Mills responds to petition to not oppose state GMO labeling laws

Participating in online petitions are an easy way to make your voice heard and have it count. 

I recently signed one asking General Mills to back off and not oppose state GMO labeling laws that are in process across the country, such as in Washington state. Interestingly enough, The following is the response I just received from General Mills’ Consumer Services division.

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Food Lobby Discloses Major Donors Fighting GE Labeling

GMO (no)It didn’t happen in California before or after Proposition 37 – the ballot measure that would have put mandatory labeling for food containing GMO ingredients in place – went down in flames. But thanks to Washington state’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson filing suit against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) last week for violating state election disclosure requirements, the lobby group published a list of their major donors to fighting the “Yes on 522” measure in Washington on Friday, according to Cornucopia Institute.

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