Vicious GMO Labeling Attempt in Congress

Vicious GMO Labeling Attempt in Congress

First published in Franklin Journal A few weeks ago, in a post on GMO labeling, I referred to Maine’s efforts to remove the trigger clause from Maine’s GMO labeling law. I still think focusing only on removing the trigger is not good use of time and money. With an eye...
7 Monsanto Food Products to Avoid

7 Monsanto Food Products to Avoid

“Flavr Savr” tomatoes were the first Monsanto Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) food product in which the gene, polylacturonase, an enzyme was deactivated. The presence of the active gene allows the fruit to soften. By deactivating the gene, the fruit would have a...
To Label or Not to Label GMO

To Label or Not to Label GMO

Food labeling is a hot topic these days. I recently participated in a food labeling discussion with farmers and non-farmers across the country. I was happy to be invited as a consumer and farm defender. When non-farmers and farmers come together it can get animated....
Maine GMO Labeling bill

Maine GMO Labeling bill

Here’s my testimony I presented at Augusta yesterday in support of LD718 (Maine GMO Labeling bill) This slideshow requires JavaScript. Senator Jackson, Representative Dill, and honorable members of the Maine Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Joint Standing...