Organic Consumers Association

Court Rules Against General Mills Motion to Dismiss in '100% Natural' Lawsuit

Moms Across America, Organic Consumers Association and Beyond Pesticides announced Monday that the District of Columbia Superior Court has rejected General Mills' motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the three nonprofits against the maker of Nature Valley granola bars. The recent ruling upholds the right of nonprofits to bring these types of complaints against corporations. It also reinforces the notion that consumers can reasonably expect a product labeled "100% Natural" to be free of herbicides.

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Time to Drive Factory Farmed Food off the Market

After a decade of exposing and demonizing Monsanto and genetically engineered foods, including an intense four-year battle to force mandatory labeling of GMOs (a battle rudely terminated in July when Congress rammed through the outrageous DARK Act), the U.S. food movement stands at the crossroads. 

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America's Red Meat Horror Show: Why We Must Get Rid of Factory Farms

For the first time since the advent of industrial agriculture, the federal government is considering advising Americans to eat “less red and processed meat.”

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Our Life or Death Task: Move Several Billion Tons of Excess CO2 Back Underground

If humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is adapted, paleoclimate evidence and ongoing climate change suggest that CO2 will need to be reduced from its current levels [398 ppm.] to at most 350 ppm…”— Dr. James Hansen

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5 Reasons to Boycott Starbucks

Starbucks is the largest coffee chain in the world, with 20,100 stores and annual sales of $14.9 billion. CEO Howard Schultz is worth $1.6 billion. It’s a fortune built by consumers and coffee farmers for Schultz and Starbucks’ shareholders.

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Did the Anti-GMO Movement Really Lose in Washington?

The following originally appeared on Organic Consumers Assocation, and is cross-posted here with their permission.

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