Posts Tagged ‘labeling’

#NoDARKAct

By mike flugennockThursday - July 7th, 2016Categories: environment

The so-called “DARK Act”, working its way through the US Senate, is a pro-corporate bill full of loopholes disguised as a GMO labeling bill which, in fact, hides GMO information behind QR codes and toll-free telephone numbers.

Prior to the Senate vote yesterday, my long-time comrade Adam Eidinger and his pals from the Organic Consumers Association protested the influence of Monsanto in the Senate by flinging money — yep, that’s right, $2000 in real cash money — onto the floor of the Senate.

Find out more about the DARK Act at the Organic Consumers Association.

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Trader Joe, Say It Ain’t So!

By mike flugennockMonday - July 30th, 2012Categories: Globalization, Occupy, environment

This is a public service announcement — with dubstep!

On a way-too-hot Sunday afternoon, a DC contingent in solidarity with Occupy Monsanto paid a surprise visit to the Trader Joe’s on 25th Street NW in Foggy Bottom, “shopping for truth” as they entered the store in a hazmat-suit-wearing conga line. Meanwhile, outside, a spirited dubstep picket educated and entertained paasersby and Trader Joe’s customers on mass-produced foods made with ingredients based on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), and the influence of corporations like Monsanto on US policy and legislation on the labeling of GMO-based food items.

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