Food Companies Should Keep Clear, On-Pack GMO Labels

Food Companies Should Keep Clear, On-Pack GMO Labels

August 1st, 2016

Food companies should commit to keeping clear and simple GMO labels on their products, even as USDA develops GMO labeling rules under the bill signed by President Obama today, according to Just Label It.

JLI Statement on House Consideration of Roberts-Stabenow GMO Labeling Bill

JLI Statement on House Consideration of Roberts-Stabenow GMO Labeling Bill

July 12th, 2016

The GMO labeling legislation passed by the Senate and under consideration by the House this week falls short of what consumers rightly expect – a simple at-a-glance GMO disclosure on the package.

JLI Reacts to Senate Vote on GMO Labeling Bill

JLI Reacts to Senate Vote on GMO Labeling Bill

July 8th, 2016

The GMO labeling legislation passed by the Senate today falls short of what consumers rightly expect – a simple at-a-glance GMO disclosure on the package.

JLI Reacts to GMO Labeling Deal in Senate

JLI Reacts to GMO Labeling Deal in Senate

June 23rd, 2016

The following is a statement from Gary Hirshberg, chairman of Just Label It and Stonyfield Farm, in response to the deal on federal GMO labeling legislation announced today by the leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee

NAS Report on GMOs Confirms Importance of Transparency

NAS Report on GMOs Confirms Importance of Transparency

May 17th, 2016

NAS report confirms the importance of transparency and the need for mandatory GMO labeling on the package.

General Mills to Label Products with GMOs

General Mills to Label Products with GMOs

March 18th, 2016

Today, General Mills announced it will label products with genetically modified ingredients.

Senate Defeats DARK Act in Major Win for Consumers

Senate Defeats DARK Act in Major Win for Consumers

March 16th, 2016

Today, the Senate voted to defeat the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, introduced by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kans.). The vote was a major win for consumers. Gary Hirshberg, chairman of Just Label It and Stonyfield Farm, said the time is ripe for a true compromise that would satisfy the consumers’ right to know and can also work for industry.

Senate Bill Filed Today Uses New Tricks to Keep Consumers in the DARK

Senate Bill Filed Today Uses New Tricks to Keep Consumers in the DARK

March 15th, 2016

A new version of the so-called Deny Americans the Right to Know, or DARK, Act filed today would block laws of states from requiring mandatory GMO labeling, and instead make a new voluntary system. On products that choose to carry it, consumers would have to call a 1-800 number or use another high-tech gimmick to find out if a food contains genetically engineered ingredients, or GMOs.

Sen. Merkley’s GMO Labeling Could Bridge Divide Between Consumers and Industry

Sen. Merkley’s GMO Labeling Could Bridge Divide Between Consumers and Industry

March 2nd, 2016

A new bill introduced today by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) could “bridge the divide” between consumers and industry on the issue of transparency and GMO labeling, according to a statement from Just Label It’s chairman Gary Hirshberg.

Klobuchar Votes Against Minnesota Consumers

Klobuchar Votes Against Minnesota Consumers

March 1st, 2016

During a mark up in the Senate Agriculture Committee, Senator Amy Klobuchar voted yes to bring to the floor of the Senate a bill-- known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know, or DARK Act. The anti-consumer legislation would block states from enacting GMO labeling laws and make it harder for companies to adopt voluntary labeling initiatives.

Statement of JLI’s Gary Hirshberg on Passage of DARK Act by Senate Agriculture Committee

Statement of JLI’s Gary Hirshberg on Passage of DARK Act by Senate Agriculture Committee

March 1st, 2016

The Just Label It campaign issued the following statement today in response to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s adoption the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act.

Senate Introduces DARK Act to Deny Consumers the Right to Know About GMOs

Senate Introduces DARK Act to Deny Consumers the Right to Know About GMOs

February 20th, 2016

Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) introduced the DARK Act in the Senate today. The draft legislation would stop states from labeling food with GMO ingredients.

JLI Strongly Opposes Senate Passage of DARK Act

JLI Strongly Opposes Senate Passage of DARK Act

February 19th, 2016

JLI strongly opposes Senate passage of the DARK Act.

Tens of Thousands Thank Campbell Soup for Backing GMO Labeling

Tens of Thousands Thank Campbell Soup for Backing GMO Labeling

February 12th, 2016

More than 60,000 people signed a petition thanking Campbell Soup Company for supporting the mandatory labeling of genetically modified ingredients, or GMOs.

New GMO Potato Reinforces Need for Clear Labeling Standard

New GMO Potato Reinforces Need for Clear Labeling Standard

January 14th, 2016

The new GMO potato cleared this week by the Food and Drug Administration for sale in the United States is yet another in the long list of reasons why consumers deserve an on-package, federal mandatory labeling system, according to Just Label It.

Just Label It Applauds Campbell Soup for Support of GMO Labeling

Just Label It Applauds Campbell Soup for Support of GMO Labeling

January 8th, 2016

Just Label It applauds Campbell’s for their decision to support mandatory GMO labeling.

Just Label It Applauds Exclusion of Anti-GMO Labeling Rider in Omnibus​

Just Label It Applauds Exclusion of Anti-GMO Labeling Rider in Omnibus​

December 16th, 2015

Just Label It, a coalition of more than 700 organizations and companies campaigning for Americans' right to know what's in their food, applauded congressional leaders for rejecting efforts by the food industry to block GMO labeling in the omnibus appropriations bill agreed upon today.

PepsiCo’s Tropicana ‘Non-GMO’ Seal Is “Disingenuous”

PepsiCo’s Tropicana ‘Non-GMO’ Seal Is “Disingenuous”

December 14th, 2015

The move by PepsiCo to include a non-GMO seal Tropicana Pure Premium and four other PepsiCo products is “completely disingenuous,” according to the following statement from Gary Hirshberg, Chairman of Just Label It.

Big Food Recycles Bogus Claim to Block GMO Labeling

Big Food Recycles Bogus Claim to Block GMO Labeling

December 7th, 2015

Clinging to a now-debunked argument that mandatory GMO labeling will lead to surging food prices, big food and beverage corporations called on Congress to slip language into the must-pass Omnibus spending bill that would block states from enacting their own labeling laws.

New Poll: Nearly Nine in 10 Americans Want Labels on GMO Food

New Poll: Nearly Nine in 10 Americans Want Labels on GMO Food

December 2nd, 2015

By an overwhelming margin, American voters say consumers should have the right to know if their food is genetically modified, with 89 percent in support of mandatory GMO labeling, according to a new national poll. Nearly the same number of consumers would like to see the labels in an easy to read format.



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