Just Label It Applauds Maine’s Historic Vote on GE Labeling Bill

Just Label It Applauds Maine’s Historic Vote on GE Labeling Bill

June 11th, 2013

Just Label It applauded Maine's House of Reprentatives for today’s historic vote passing LD-718, which would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food and seed stock sold in Maine.

Just Label It Commends Connecticut On Passage of First State GE Labeling Bill

Just Label It Commends Connecticut On Passage of First State GE Labeling Bill

June 4th, 2013

Just Label It applauded Connecticut's Senate and House for yesterday’s historic vote passing HB-6519, which would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food sold in Connecticut. The amended bill, after passing through the Senate this weekend, passed through the House by an overwhelming margin of 134 to 3, and makes Connecticut the first U.S. state to pass a law for GE labeling.

Just Label It Commends Connecticut’s Commitment to GE Labeling in Historic Senate Vote

Just Label It Commends Connecticut’s Commitment to GE Labeling in Historic Senate Vote

May 22nd, 2013

Just Label It applauded Connecticut's State Senate for yesterday’s historic vote passing HB-6519, which would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food sold in Connecticut. The voted passed by an overwhelming margin of 35 to 1, and now moves on to the House of Representatives.

Court Ruling on Bowman vs. Monsanto Makes Further Case for GE Labeling

Court Ruling on Bowman vs. Monsanto Makes Further Case for GE Labeling

May 13th, 2013

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Monsanto in the Bowman vs. Monsanto case, marking a disappointing loss for farmers and serving as a reminder of the need for GE labeling.

Just Label It Applauds USDA’s Decision to Extend Review of 2,4-D Corn

Just Label It Applauds USDA’s Decision to Extend Review of 2,4-D Corn

May 10th, 2013

Just Label It applauded the USDA's recent decision to extend its review of the proposed "Enlist" corn, a genetically engineered crop developed by biotech companies Dow and Monsanto.

Just Label It Commends Vermont’s Commitment to GE Labeling in Historic House Vote

Just Label It Commends Vermont’s Commitment to GE Labeling in Historic House Vote

May 10th, 2013

Just Label It applauded the Vermont House of Representatives for today’s historic vote passing H-112, which would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food sold in Vermont. The voted passed by an overwhelming margin of 99 to 42, and now moves to the Vermont Senate, which will pick it up when the legislature returns in January 2014.

Just Label It Applauds GE Labeling Bill

Just Label It Applauds GE Labeling Bill

April 24th, 2013

The national Just Label It coalition today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation to require food manufacturers to inform consumers when packaged food contains genetically engineered ingredients.

Just Label It Commends the Natural Products Association For Its Commitment to a National Standard for GE Labeling

Just Label It Commends the Natural Products Association For Its Commitment to a National Standard for GE Labeling

March 19th, 2013

The national Just Label It coalition commends the Natural Products Association for supporting a national solution for mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food.

Just Label It Applauds Whole Foods For Its Commitment to GE Labeling

Just Label It Applauds Whole Foods For Its Commitment to GE Labeling

March 8th, 2013

The national Just Label It coalition commends food retailer Whole Foods Market for its announcement to label all genetically engineered food sold in its store by 2018.

National Nonprofits to Collaborate on Promoting Organic Food and GE Labeling

National Nonprofits to Collaborate on Promoting Organic Food and GE Labeling

March 6th, 2013

Environmental Working Group and Organic Voices will collaborate to highlight the benefits of organic food and advance the fight for labeling food that contains genetically engineered ingredients, the two organizations announced today.

Just Label It Campaign Urges Congress to Dump the Biotech Rider

Just Label It Campaign Urges Congress to Dump the Biotech Rider

December 4th, 2012

A national campaign to defeat the biotech rider snuck into the Agriculture Appropriations Bill now before Congress has been launched by Just Label It, the national coalition spearheading federal labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food.

Just Label It Calls on Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Deny Approval of 2,4-D Resistant Corn

Just Label It Calls on Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Deny Approval of 2,4-D Resistant Corn

November 28th, 2012

Citing the human and environmental health risks of 2,4-D, an ingredient in the notorious Vietnam era defoliant “Agent Orange,” the national Just Label It (JLI) coalition called on Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack to deny approval of genetically engineered (GE) 2,4-D resistant corn.

Stars Join National Fight to Label Genetically Engineered Foods in New Video

Stars Join National Fight to Label Genetically Engineered Foods in New Video

November 14th, 2012

Emmy Award winners Michael J. Fox and Julie Bowen, and singer Ziggy Marley are featured in a new Just Label It video calling for the FDA to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Fox, Bowen and Marley are joined in the video by 24 other entertainers and advocates and Just Label It (JLI) Chairman, Gary Hirshberg.

Prop 37 Proves Americans Want the Right to Know as Campaign Shifts Focus to the Federal Level

Prop 37 Proves Americans Want the Right to Know as Campaign Shifts Focus to the Federal Level

November 7th, 2012

After being outspent ten-to-one by chemical and food company giants working to keep American citizens in the dark about their food, the California Right to Know-Yes on Proposition 37 campaign for GMO labeling was defeated at the ballot box, but defiantly set the stage for bringing the fight for our right to know, a core American value, to the federal level.

Bill Maher Show on GMO Labeling Features Just Label It Chair Gary Hirshberg

Bill Maher Show on GMO Labeling Features Just Label It Chair Gary Hirshberg

October 19th, 2012

Receiving increasing media attention for the second time this week, the topic of GMO labeling will be the center of national discussion when Bill Maher interviews Just Label It Chair Gary Hirshberg on Friday, October 19th (“Real Time with Bill Maher”, HBO, 10 pm EST).

Just Label It and Farm Aid Partner to Promote Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered (GE) Food

Just Label It and Farm Aid Partner to Promote Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered (GE) Food

September 17th, 2012

Just Label It is partnering with Farm Aid to promote mandatory federal labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food as one of the key actions at Farm Aid’s annual benefit concert in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Sat., Sept. 22.

Just Label It Endorses “Yes on Prop 37 – California Right to Know”

Just Label It Endorses “Yes on Prop 37 – California Right to Know”

September 12th, 2012

Just Label It, (JLI) the national coalition for mandatory federal labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, today announced its formal endorsement of “Yes on Prop 37- California Right to Know”, the ballot initiative that will give California voters the chance to vote for mandatory labeling of GE foods this fall.

Just Label It Survey: Parents Overwhelmingly Say Label Genetically Engineered Foods

Just Label It Survey: Parents Overwhelmingly Say Label Genetically Engineered Foods

September 10th, 2012

A vast majority of American parents want the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require labeling for foods that have been genetically engineered or contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients, according to newly released results from a national poll conducted by the Just Label It (JLI) coalition.

“Just Label It” Condemns Dangerous Riders Snuck into the Farm Bill by Chemical Companies Working to Keep Americans in the Dark About Their Food

“Just Label It” Condemns Dangerous Riders Snuck into the Farm Bill by Chemical Companies Working to Keep Americans in the Dark About Their Food

July 10th, 2012

Riders inserted into the House version of the Farm Bill on behalf of the chemical companies that make GE crops pose a significant threat to the nation’s system of food safety evaluation. The move counters recent progress made by Just Label It, the national coalition for genetically engineered (GE) food labeling, and other GE food labeling supporters, including the unprecedented announcement that USDA and EPA would jointly evaluate 2,4-D corn and other GE crops, resulting in a wider view of the overall impacts.

Fireworks May Not Pack the Only July 4th Surprise

Fireworks May Not Pack the Only July 4th Surprise

June 29th, 2012

As millions of Americans prepare for July 4th picnics and barbecues with family and friends, Just Label It, the national coalition for genetically engineered (GE) food labeling, urged Washington to stop keeping our citizens in the dark, and require labeling for GE foods.



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