Grocery Manufacturers Association
A small victory in the fight against food waste.
It's time to get this distracting fight out of the way, let consumers choose, and let society sort out the actual pros and cons of the various applications of agricultural biotechnology.
While a clear and concise label on the package seems like a no-brainer, it has been fought at every turn by those who oppose labeling, including the biotech and food industries.
Elmendorf has lobbied on issues close to liberals hearts like gun control and gay rights, but his bread and butter are his corporate clients including agrichemical companies and junk food industry giants.
Concealing information from the general public does not empower but rather removes the freedom to make informed choices. We should all be concerned when corporations and government join forces to decide what they will share and not share with the public.
I too am pulled in by the Starbucks magic; however, the reality is that GMOs are a serious issue, and working to stop food
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is the voice of more than 300 leading food, beverage, and consumer-product companies, but is it a relic of the 20th century?
With these movies, we see two reactions by Big Agriculture and Big Food to documentaries sounding the alarm about America's systemic problems with food, from how it's produced, marketed, and regulated to its final impact on eaters suffering from a growing list of ailments. But both responses are ultimately problematic.
The phenomenon of decoy websites intended to mislead isn't new in politics, but it remains a controversial tactic. The notion
Another provision would make it mandatory for biotech crop developers to notify the Food and Drug Administration before they
Do you want to know what's in the food you're eating? I do. Right now, the state of Washington is counting votes on Initiative 522 to determine if genetically-modified food will have to be labeled as such.
With just six days left until Washington state voters decide on I-522, the ballot initiative to label genetically modified organisms (GMOs), money for the opposition continues to pour in.
"They are making this the most expensive race and are desperately adding last-minute money to try and buy this election," said
Nobody knows what's going to happen in Washington between now and November 5. But from Mexico, to Hawaii and to the 64 nations that already have GMO labeling, this tide just might be turning.
The success of well-known brands such as Coca-Cola and Kraft Foods depends greatly on positive public relations. It makes even more sense now for GMA to do its members' bidding given how controversial opposing GE food labeling has become for the food industry.
I was able to learn how a business starts up, and that has definitely opened a lot of opportunities for me that I never had
The National Consumers League, claiming to represent consumers' interests, issued a press release this week announcing they had submitted a complaint to the FDA, asking the agency to banish NuVal from the nation's supermarkets.
If you wonder why the health insurance industry has to set up front groups and secretly funnel cash to industry-funded coalitions to influence public policy, take a look at the most recent results of the Kaiser Family Foundation's monthly Health Tracking Poll.
But the Senate has still not acted to fix many of the flaws in the nation's food safety system -- although a bill to do so