MIA from the Latest GMO Labeling Battle: The Organic and ‘Natural’ Elite

Organic Consumers Association
Aug 15, 2013
Organic Bytes
Organic Bytes is a publication of Organic Consumers Association

The Organic and Natural Elite are “missing in action” again.

By Ronnie Cummins
Aug 14, 2013

With just 10 weeks to go before Washington State voters start casting their ballots to decide yes or no on Washington’s critical I-522 GMO labeling initiative, the wealthy corporate giants of the organic food, “natural” products and vitamin supplements industries are still sitting on their wallets.

Will we see a repeat of last year? When these companies talked the talk, but never walked the walk? When they let California’s Proposition 37 initiative to label GMOs fail by a sliver while they made excuses for not helping the campaign?

Or will these wealthy companies – Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Horizon, Silk, Hain and others – companies that spend millions promoting their images so you’ll spend your hard-earned dollars on their products – stand up and be counted this time?

Read the essay:
http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_28099.cfm

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