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'Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act' by Boxer/DeFazio

Washington - On April 24, the Genetically Engineered Right-to-Know Act was introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), to require food manufacturers to inform consumers of genetically engineered ingredients in their products.

Op-Ed: Despite latest poll 'Yes on 37' is in it to win labeling of GMOs

Oakland - While the latest Pepperdine poll taken between October 21 and 28 shows the opposition at 50.5% and support for Prop 37 at 39.1%, the new round of positive advertising will make the change.

Video: California kids say 'Yes on 37' to label GMOs

A bunch of youngsters in California are concerned about the food that they are eating. While they can't personally vote on Prop 37, they are urging others to say yes to the ballot initiative to label GMOs.

Op-Ed: Yes on 37 launches TV ad with positive message: Food is love

Oakland - Friday sees the launch of a major TV ad buy for the Yes on 37 California Right to Know Campaign, for labeling of GMO products. The positive message of the ad is "Food is Love."

Op-Ed: Video: 'I am not a lab rat!' Vote Yes on 37 for GMO labeling

This video gives a clear and simple message. We have the right to know what is in our food. If you agree, you can make a difference too.

LA City Council unanimously endorses 'Yes on 37' for GMO labeling

Los Angeles - Citing concerns over pesticides and contamination of organic fields, the Los Angeles City Council has unanimously endorsed Proposition 37, the California ballot initiative for labeling of genetically modified food.

Op-Ed: 'No on 37' campaign funded by foreign, out-of-state companies

Oakland - The opposition to California's Proposition 37, for the labeling of GMO products and genetically engineered ingredients, is being bankrolled by foreign and out-of-state companies.

Bill Maher discusses GMOs with Gary Hirshberg of 'Just Label It'

In the video, political comedian, Bill Maher discusses GMOs and Proposition 37 with Gary Hirshberg of Just Label it, on "Real Time with Bill Maher."

Op-Ed: Kids are not lab rats — 'Vote Yes on 37' (video)

In a really cute video, kids tell us why it is important to vote Yes on Proposition 37, the initiative requiring genetically modified food to be labeled in California, USA.

Op-Ed: Ca Right to Know calls for criminal investigation of 'No on 37'

Washington - In the latest in a line of misrepresentations and possible fraud, California Right to Know is calling for a criminal investigation of "No on 37" for misuse of the FDA Seal and a fabricated FDA quote, all in opposition to the labeling of GMOs.

Op-Ed: Take the pledge to support Prop 37 to label GMO foods

Californians go to the ballot box on November 6, 2012, to decide on Proposition 37, the initiative to label foods with genetically modified ingredients. Should the majority vote "Yes", Californians will finally get the right to know what they are eating.

Video: Danny DeVito & friends — Do you have the 'Right to Know'?

Los Angeles - Some of your favorite stars have gotten together to tell you that the "Right to Know" about your food, would explode your puny little head. No, seriously, they are voting "Yes on 37."

Op-Ed: 'No on 37' forced to pull TV ad misrepresenting Stanford Univ.

Oakland - The group opposing Proposition 37, California's GMO labeling measure, had to pull their first TV ad, after millions of Californians saw it, and do a reshoot.

Op-Ed: 'Yes on 37' new advert — Your child & Monsanto's 'Pesticide Corn'

Oakland - The 'Yes to 37' campaign has produced another advertising video, which asks whether your children are eating Monsanto's 'Pesticide Corn'.

Proposition 37 winning by more than 2-to-1 margin among CA voters

Los Angeles - A new LA Times poll shows that Proposition 37 is winning, with 61% supporting the initiative for GMO labeling, only 25% opposed, and 14% undecided or refused to answer.

After GMO rat study: Russia suspends imports, France investigates

Following the recent rat study on NK603 GMO corn, Russia has suspended imports of Monsanto corn, while France continues investigations into the possible dangers of GMOs to human health.

Prop 37 opponents have 'deep pockets' to fight GMO labeling

Latest campaign finance reports show that pesticide and processed food companies have contributed almost $10 million to oppose Proposition 37.

USA’s top food makers & agrichemical co's oppose GMO labeling

Sacramento - Some of the biggest food manufacturers and agrichemical companies in the U.S.A. are opposing honest food labeling and are against Prop 37.

'Yes on 37' now endorsed by California Democratic Party

Anaheim - In another win for the "Yes on 37" Right to Know campaign, the California Democratic Party agrees that we have the right to know if our food is genetically engineered.

3 major endorsements for 'Yes on 37' Right to Know GMO Campaign

Sacramento - The California "Yes on 37" Right to Know campaign received three major endorsements yesterday, including the California Labor Federation and two high ranking leaders in the U.S. Senate.

'Yes on 37' Right to Know — organizing one million more voters Special

San Francisco - Organizing another million Californians who want the right to know what's in their food - this is the pledge made today by the California "Yes to 37" Right to Know Campaign.

CA Right to Know GMO labeling measure is Prop. 37 on Nov. ballot

San Francisco - Due to overwhelming support for the historic GMO labeling initiative, the California Right to Know Labeling Measure will be Proposition 37 on the November Ballot.

California voters to decide on GMO labeling in November

Sacramento - On the evening of June 11, the California Secretary of State's office announced that the Right to Know initiative to label genetically engineered foods will be on the state's November ballot.

Op-Ed: Inside Monsanto's tactics to avoid the labeling issue

Monsanto has no end of tactics in play to avoid the labeling of its GMOs. As we can always ask, if your products are so great, why not advertise them? Now a P.R. guy is in place to fight back.

AMA is considering labels on genetically engineered food

The American Medical Association is now considering the labeling of products that contain genetically modified or engineered foods.

Op-Ed: California 'Right to Know' campaign news release: May 24, 2012

A near majority of U.S. Senators voted today to delay 'Frankenfish', which shows public concern about genetically engineered foods.

GMO 'Right to Know' campaign in CT fails — Lawsuit threatened

The G.E. foods bill in Connecticut has been stripped of its labeling requirement due to industry pressure and threats of a law suit.

Video: Right to know GMOs — The food fight of our lives

The 'Right to Know' initiative is growing by leaps and bounds with 9 out of 10 Americans insisting that GMOs be labeled.

TX high court rules Perry’s travel details to remain secret

Austin - The Texas Supreme Court ruled on Friday Governor Rick Perry’s travel details can remain secret, overturning rulings by two lower courts which declared Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers’ travel vouchers be made public.
 

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