Posts Tagged ‘ Food Safety News ’

How Grassroots Advocates Beat the Biotech and Food Lobbies in Connecticut

Jun 5th, 2013 | By

Tara Cook-Littman of GMO Free CT, who worked for the past two years as a volunteer, tells Food Safety News that for a long time efforts to pass labeling bills went nowhere.

But things started to change two years ago once advocates formally organized themselves. While at first she and others “were dismissed as a bunch of crazy moms and environmentalists,” things started to pick up last year “when advocates were able to show themselves to be a serious movement with political power.” Click on this Environmental Headline to read more from Food Safety News.