The food movement learned a valuable lesson in the failure of Prop 37: We can't outspend Big Food and we can't out campaign them, but we can outsmart them. Let's not wait for government to cut ties with Big Food. Let's cut those ties ourselves
Following an explosive and controversial French study indicating a link between Monsanto's controversial genetically engineered corn and cancer, Russian authorities have suspended all imports and use of GMO corn. And it's not just Russia that's appalled by what's been learned.
It seems many people confuse the "right to know" with the "right to buy." Many people want to avoid foods made with GE, and fortunately there are ways for them currently to do so.
On Nov. 6, California voters will have the opportunity to vote on historic Proposition 37, which would mandate the labeling of genetically-engineered foods. But Monsanto and its allies are dedicated to keeping consumers in the dark.