GMO’s

May 30, 2013: Illegal Monsanto GMO Wheat Found Growing in Oregon

By Frank Herd Program Coordinator, Citizens for Health   Chances are you’ve heard already, but the news is disturbing enough to make sure. The exact same variety of GMO (genetically moified) wheat developed by Monsanto in the 1990s (the field trials were supposed to have ended years ago) was discovered to be growing in an Eastern Oregon farmer’s fields, in…

May 17, 2013: Beware the Devil’s Seed(s)

Guest post by Kathleen Barnes As I prepare to put in my garden this year, I feel a little like some whacko-zombie apocalypse fanatic. I am on a fervent mission to find non-GMO seeds and plants. It’s not as easy as you might think since Monsanto, the father of Frankenfoods and RoundUp (what a pair!) has not only managed to…

Mar 26, 2013: Golfers Going Green Tournament – Proceeds Benefit CFH!

March 26, 2013 It’s now officially Spring – even if your area hasn’t quite caught up yet. With Spring comes visions of picnics, BBQs and other time-tested outdoor activities…Like golf! Are you a budding pro? A duffer? Or perhaps you couldn’t tell the difference between an iron and a wood with both hands and a flashlight? It doesn’t matter! Mark…

Nov 07, 2012: You Created a National Movement!!

Dear Citizen for Health, Prop 37 may not have won, but you, along with us together, did!!!!! Together we created a renewed nationwide movement that cannot be stopped!!!! We put GMOs front and center on the national stage!!!! Our coming together on this issue was a massive success, one that we can use to spread like wildfire in California and…

Nov 03, 2012: Why We Must Vote Yes on Prop 37

By author, activist, and concerned mother, Shiva Rose, via the Huffington Post This month here in California, we will have a chance to know what is in our food supply. Prop 37 will require companies to label foods so we as consumers can know for certain if a product is organic or not. As a mother attempting to feed my…

Oct 31, 2012: Marissa Mayer, Jim Breyer: Support Labeling Walmart’s Insecticide Sweet Corn and Prop 37

For Immediate Release: October 31, 2012 Sunnyvale, CA – More than 50 people rallied in front of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, California yesterday to call on Marissa Mayer and Jim Breyer, both Silicon Valley-based members of Walmart’s Board of Directors, to support Proposition 37 and to ensure that Walmart respects consumers’ right to know about genetically engineered foods. Walmart is selling…

Oct 31, 2012: Dr. Bronner’s Donates $250,000 More to Yes on 37; Time to Get Out And Vote!

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, a California-based and family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, announced today that they have donated another $250,000 to Proposition 37, The California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. According to a press release announcing this from Dr. Bronner’s, “Prop. 37 has been losing support in voter polls due to…

Oct 30, 2012: Proposition 37: “The Future of Food is In Your Hands”

We all have a right to know if the food we’re eating comes from nature or whether it was genetically engineered in a lab by companies like Monsanto and Dow. That’s why Proposition 37 is so important – it’s a label that gives us the right to know. As my film The Future of Food describes, there are many reasons…

Oct 29, 2012: What Is Proposition 37? The Top 5 Reasons You Should Care!

From Maria Rodale, via The Huffington Post Blog You have probably seen something about “Proposition 37” or “Prop. 37”–whether it’s been on Facebook or Twitter or in The New York Times. Or perhaps you haven’t seen anything about it and, like me, you glaze over anytime there is some political something or other that seems too hard to figure out….

Oct 25, 2012: Some Valley Growers Back Prop 37

By Robert Rodriguez – The Fresno Bee   Supporters like Fresno County organic dairy operator Mark McAfee said opponents [of Prop 37] are using scare tactics to frighten consumers. “The truth is that this is pro-farmer and pro-consumer,” McAfee said. “And while it may be a little anti-Monsanto and anti-processor, that is OK because they don’t feed the world, we…