Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a farmer with a degree in writing from the University of Arizona. She researches and reports for CMD and milks cows at a local farm. She is the lead writer for CMD's Food Rights Network.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
ALEC in 2013: Rightwing Legislative Group Fuels Race to the Bottom in Wages and Worker Rights
At least 117 bills introduced in 2013 fuel a "race to the bottom" in wages, benefits, and worker rights and resemble "model" bills from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), according to a new analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), publishers of ALECexposed.org .
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Bills to Label Genetically Engineered Foods Introduced in Illinois and Iowa
Bills were introduced in the Iowa and Illinois state senates last week that would require genetically engineered (GE) foods to be labeled. Iowa's bill would require labeling if a food contains more than nine-tenths of a percent GE ingredients, whereas Illinois' bill has a one percent threshold.
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Friday, October 26, 2012
Big Ag Ad Blitz Puts GMO Labeling in Jeopardy
California Proposition 37 to label foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is up for a vote on Tuesday, November 6. It enjoyed broad popular support as of September, with a USC Dornsife/ Los Angeles Times poll showing support by 61 percent of registered voters.
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Looking for Kids' Books? Avoid This Propaganda
Did you know that genetic engineering (GE) "is helping to improve the health of the Earth and the people who call it home"? A trade group funded by Monsanto wants your kids to believe it.
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Saturday, June 30, 2012
WTO Not So COOL: Rules Against Popular U.S. Meat Labeling Law
The World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a final ruling today against the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law .
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Thursday, May 31, 2012
Wal-Mart 18th Corporation to Dump ALEC
Wal-Mart, a member of ALEC's corporate "Private Enterprise" board and of the Public Safety and Elections Task Force that adopted Florida's "Stand Your Ground" as a "model" bill, announced yesterday that it is "suspending&qu
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Monday, March 26, 2012
Death by Delay: Obama Team Stalls on Chemical Regulation
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has drafted a "chemicals of concern" list to restrict the use of certain chemicals and alert the public to their possible dangers.
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Sunday, December 11, 2011
We Are Farmer Brown
More than 150 supporters gathered on the steps of Town Hall in Blue Hill, Maine on Friday, November 18.
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