|Genetically Engineered Foods
• Label GMO Initiative
California Ballot Initiative to Label GMOs in Our Food. The California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act is simple: The initiative would simply require food sold in retail outlets to be labeled if it contains genetically engineered ingredients.
• Non GMO Project and Shopping Guide
The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit multi-stakeholder collaboration committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. We believe that everyone deserves an informed choice about whether or not to consume genetically modified organisms.
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• Non-GMO Shopping Guide
The shopping guide from The Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT), a world leader in educating policy makers and the public about genetically modified (GM) foods and crops. IRT investigates and reports GM risks and impact on health, environment, the economy, and agriculture, as well as the problems associated with current research, regulation, corporate practices, and reporting.
• The Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety uses multifaceted strategies, including legal actions, submission of policy comments and public education, to accomplish its goals of curtailing industrial agricultural production methods that harm human health and the environment, and promoting sustainable alternatives.
• Californians for GE-Free Agriculture
Cal GE-Free has long advocated for labeling of GE food because we believe it is essential for the public to know about the presence of genetically engineered crops in our food and agriculture. The growing body of independent peer-reviewed scientific research shows that health effects from consuming GE foods include allergic reactions, toxicity, and modified organ and cellular functioning, structure and growth.
Organic Food Standards
• The Cornucopia Institute
Seeking economic justice for the family-scale farming community. Through research, advocacy, and economic development our goal is to empower farmers – partnered with consumers – in support of ecologically produced local, organic and authentic food.
• Organic Consumer’s Association
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children’s health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics.
• Organic Trade Association
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is the membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America. OTA’s mission is to promote and protect organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy. OTA envisions organic products becoming a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people’s lives and the environment.