Zack Kaldveer

Zack Kaldveer is assistant media director at the Organic Consumers Association.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 8:13am
Food, Farms, Forests, and Fracking: Connecting the Dots
If ever there was a time for activist networks and the body politic to cooperate and unite forces, it's now. Global warming, driven in large part by the reckless business-as-usual practices of multi-billion-dollar fossil fuel and agribusiness corporations, has brought us to the brink of a global calamity .
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 7:40am
Why Labels on Genetically Engineered Foods Won’t Cost Consumers a Dime
The biotech industry, led by Monsanto, will soon descend on the state of Washington to try their best to defeat I-522, a citizens’ ballot initiative to require mandatory labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients.
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Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 8:06am
Prop 37 and Corporate Lies in the Post Truth Era
As a historic vote with profound implications for the future of our food system nears, the question becomes whether a campaign with limitless resources and a disdain for the truth can defeat an overwhelmingly popular idea supported by a grassroots army, and over 3000 public interest organizations : the right to know what's in the food we eat and feed our families.
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Friday, October 19, 2012 - 6:20am
Pesticide Industry Backed Opponents of GMO Labeling Get Criminal in California
The $36 million No on 37 campaign, bankrolled by $20 million from the world's six largest pesticide companies, has been caught in yet another lie, this time possibly criminal.
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Monday, October 1, 2012 - 7:06am
$34.4 Million Can’t Seem To Buy Prop 37 Opponents Their Own Facts
Apparently $34.4 million in pesticide and junk food money can’t buy the opponents of Proposition 37 their own set of facts.
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Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 1:23pm
Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods: Whose Side Are You On?
This November, California voters will have an opportunity to vote on a simple, yet important ballot initiative called Prop 37 – the California Right to Know Act. If approved, it would require food sold in California supermarkets be clearly labeled if it has been genetically engineered.
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Monday, June 20, 2011 - 1:46pm
The Patriot Act and the Quiet Death of the US Bill of Rights
With the stroke of an autopen from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, the once articulate critic of the Patriot Act signed a four year extension of the most dangerous assault on American civil liberties in US history without a single additional privacy protection.
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