Organic Consumers Association

Despite opposition from consumer advocacy groups, a controversial bill on the labeling of genetically modified (GM or GMO) food passed a cloture vote in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, even as critics warned the legislation is needlessly complicated and bends to the agriculture lobby interests. According to The Hill , "the Democrats who voted in...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"The decision by Campbell’s sends a clear message to Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association which have spent hundreds of millions of dollars to defeat GMO labeling laws," said Ronnie Cummins, the international director for the advocacy group Organic Consumers Association. (Photo: Reuters)
Campbell Soup's announcement that it will become the first U.S. company to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A critical tool in the fight against global warming is right below our feet. So...