Posts Tagged ‘ Genetically modified foods ’

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.

Roy introducing legislation to label GMOs | CT NOFA

Dec 27th, 2011 | By

CT NOFA is supporting this effort, as is so far, The Ledgelight Health district and the United Church of Christ. The CT League of Conservation Voters will support it as soon as we have a bill to show them. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.

Rep Roy attends GMO conference

Jul 2nd, 2011 | By

State Rep. Richard Roy recently attended a conference concerning Genetically Modified Organisms at Aiki Farm in Ledyard, CT. At the invite of farm owner Robert Burns, Rep. Roy was joined by State Representatives Diane Urban and Tom Reynolds to discuss a plan to educate the General Assembly and the public on the issue.

GMO Foods: Don’t Put That In Your Mouth!

Apr 13th, 2011 | By

Join international bestselling author and leading spokesperson on the health dangers of eating Genetically Modified Organisms, Jeffrey M. Smith, for a special reception and lecture at Audubon Greenwich the evening of April 27, 2011.