Vijaya V Karpur
Vijaya V Karpur

What if they stick fake label ' organic'? That have stronger lobby .

Laurel Baum
Laurel Baum

Why not boycott gmfoods period ?

Greg Vinson
Greg Vinson
  • Laurel Baum

Most people will once we beat Monsanto, which we will; that is the main point of labeling, and the main reason companies are pouring money into keeping us in the dark; they know they'll lose money from our informed choices. As for why we aren't already boycotting GMOs, I do think most informed people are trying, but it is hard to do when you can't see which products contain them, particularly if your area has only big chain grocery stores. So back to the point: legally mandated labeling is step #1.

Jeffrey Kinstler
Jeffrey Kinstler
  • Greg Vinson

We are being told which companies to boycott butit would be helpful to give us names of good companies that do not use GMO's, then we can go to the store educated on which brands to buy. You have to make it easy for the consumer to buy an alternate Kashi, for example.

Richard Mazzucchi
Richard Mazzucchi

In that way those placing value on GMO avoidance pay the added costs of production and labelling without unduly burdening those of us that are not convinced that genetic engineering is harmful.

Jocelyn Hawley
Jocelyn Hawley
  • Richard Mazzucchi

Oh Richard, you poor thing. We all have a right to know what is in our food. And you should watch "Genetic Roulette" and you will learn why GMO's are so, so harmful to us all.

Greg Vinson
Greg Vinson
  • Richard Mazzucchi

There is no burden of added costs; that is a red herring, which everyone that follows the issue knows, and which I am guessing you too, know quite well. Well meaning or not, Monsanto couldn't ask for a better shill. Companies already have to label their food, and can and do easily make changes without adding significant costs; your worry (real or more likely, fake) about added costs is as plausible as the idea that companies would save money on labels by shortening their lists of...

There is no burden of added costs; that is a red herring, which everyone that follows the issue knows, and which I am guessing you too, know quite well. Well meaning or not, Monsanto couldn't ask for a better shill. Companies already have to label their food, and can and do easily make changes without adding significant costs; your worry (real or more likely, fake) about added costs is as plausible as the idea that companies would save money on labels by shortening their lists of ingredients. If that was a real concern, we'd all be eating a lot healthier, as companies would think twice about adding crap to their products. You might as well ask those worried about nutrition to "pay the added costs" by letting companies dispense with that information, except those that want to market themselves as a "health" brand. If you aren't convinced, you should read up before making more silly comments, unless you are just a shill.

Richard Mazzucchi
Richard Mazzucchi

I fail to understand why you insist that GMO products be labelled rather than simply encourage Gmo free products be so labell ed

Amanoel Mirza
Amanoel Mirza
  • Richard Mazzucchi

U r right who cares, u moron

Jody Waldo
Jody Waldo
  • Richard Mazzucchi

To Amanoel... there's no reason to be disrespectful... I think what Richard is trying to say is that the fight seems so daunting, that perhaps if all the companies who DO NOT use GMOs would band together and all label their products as "NO GMOs", the consumer would have a easier time choosing those products when shopping. That would be another way of applying pressure to those companies that DO use them, because their sales would plummet. There's never a good reason to be verbally abusive.

Greg Vinson
Greg Vinson
  • Jody Waldo

I agree about the abuse, but you are simply guessing why Richard made the comment; for all we know, he might be a paid shill for Monsanto; or you might be right that he feels daunted by the fight and wants what he sees as an easier solution, but which is neither easy nor a solution. The word "encourage" is a clue that he's likely promoting the corporate agenda of defeating labeling, rather than looking for solutions. One thing is obvious; his suggestion is one people who want labeling will...

I agree about the abuse, but you are simply guessing why Richard made the comment; for all we know, he might be a paid shill for Monsanto; or you might be right that he feels daunted by the fight and wants what he sees as an easier solution, but which is neither easy nor a solution. The word "encourage" is a clue that he's likely promoting the corporate agenda of defeating labeling, rather than looking for solutions. One thing is obvious; his suggestion is one people who want labeling will never adopt because that is already the status quo, which totally fails to address the problem.

Jeffrey Kinstler
Jeffrey Kinstler
  • Jody Waldo

Well said....

Greg Vinson
Greg Vinson
  • Richard Mazzucchi

Because that would be a completely backwards approach to labeling, which actually isn't labeling at all; you're asking us to make health decisions based on marketing alone, which totally defeats the purpose of legal, honest labeling requirements. Consumers have the right to be able to pick up a product, and read what is in it, rather than be saddled with the time consuming, ridiculous chore of scouring stores for brands which choose to advertize that they do not contain certain things....

Because that would be a completely backwards approach to labeling, which actually isn't labeling at all; you're asking us to make health decisions based on marketing alone, which totally defeats the purpose of legal, honest labeling requirements. Consumers have the right to be able to pick up a product, and read what is in it, rather than be saddled with the time consuming, ridiculous chore of scouring stores for brands which choose to advertize that they do not contain certain things. There are many different ingredients people might wish to avoid; how absurd it would be to expect brands to advertize all those that they do not contain, rather than the obvious, simple solution; tell the truth about what it does contain.

Jeffrey Kinstler
Jeffrey Kinstler
  • Richard Mazzucchi

Like thats going to happen....

Shirley Obitz
Shirley Obitz

Monsanto, Dupont....them again causing disasters

Paul Schaefer
Paul Schaefer

Thanks for sharing.

Greg Vinson
Greg Vinson
  • Paul Schaefer

Hey Paul how is the Letterman gig treating you these days? Bet that one never gets old huh?

Robert LeVangie
Robert LeVangie

safest to only buy food products labeled "Organic", all food distributors would like to do that but they legally can't. Natural doesn't mean anything, organic only they put fluoride in too many foods, its scary, research what this stuff does, its nuts.

Gustavo Rosales Román

How is going to work? What are the brands to boycott?

Ann Hammond
Ann Hammond

and where is the list of brands to boycott?

Kahala Lei Azuma Maui
Kahala Lei Azuma Maui
  • Ann Hammond

Hi Ann, please visit this page to learn more: https://www.facebook.com/BabesAgainstBiotech

Linda Tonner
Linda Tonner
  • Ann Hammond

If you are on fb, there are often lists of all the 'bad' foods. I wish people would read labels and boycott good with palm oil, before the orang utan is extinct!

Jody Waldo
Jody Waldo
  • Ann Hammond

Clicking on the link at the top of this page, "See who's funding NO and YES on l-552 campaigns." will bring you to a page that lists the companies and the brands they make. :-)

Rylin Mariel
Rylin Mariel
  • Ann Hammond

Click on the words "See Who's Funding the NO on I-522 Campaign" above.

Cali Rosario Sanz
Cali Rosario Sanz

hagamos que los dirigentes del pais tomen conciencia de los problemas ambientales aunque mas no sea un pequeño aporte

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