Category Archives: Organic Bytes

Organic Bytes and gardening

Not all  the news is bad…  The EU seems to be, mostly, in the forefront of reasonable thinking about GMO’s and Monsanto poisons. Hopefully this trend will continue through the grace period and Monsanto will be finally and permanently called … Continue reading

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Organic Consumer’s Association Feed

Readers, With permission from Organic Consumer’s Association, I am including their newsletter for the latest on glyphosate, Monsanto, and their effects on farming and our food:   ‘Just Deserts’ Next week, on October 11, members of the European Parliament will hear … Continue reading

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Organic Bytes

ESSAY OF THE WEEK Save Our Soil Food Forward SOS: Save Our Soil For the first time in modern history, an entire year has been dedicated to dirt. The 68th United Nations General Assembly has declared 2015 the International Year … Continue reading

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Organic Bytes/Organic Standards Under Attack

Texas Showdown! “When a government agency, the National Organic Program, that pretends to represent the organic community instead represents USDA bureaucrats and corporate profiteers, it’s time for organic consumers and our allies to rise up and take back control over … Continue reading

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Organic Consumers Association Action Alert

Don’t let Monsanto take this one away. Dear Organic Consumer, Last year this time, you were pouring your heart and soul into winning the GMO labeling battle in California. So was I. With three weeks to go before the election, … Continue reading

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Moms Fight Back against GMA Money Laundering

“You know what they say. You can’t fool mom. When a group of pro-labeling moms in Washington D.C. figured out that the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) was breaking the state’s campaign finance disclosure laws, they did something about it. They … Continue reading

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Former Vice President of Grocery Manufacturers Association says : Labeling GMO’s Does Not Increase Food Prices

“Don’t just take my word for it. A former GMA spokesman told The New York Times as much in 1990 when the first Bush Administration decided to require mandatory nutrition labeling. A recent study by a former Food Marketing Institute expert also found no … Continue reading

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Monsanto, Dupont Spend $8.2M to Buy Washington Election

This article was taken from Organic Bytes/Institute For Responsible Technology, in the hope that some of you will support the labeling effort in Washington…it is close to our last chance to get this done.  If Washington labels, there is hope … Continue reading

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The Latest on Labeling

I have put part of the Organic Bytes entire blog page on our blog (with their permission a couple of years ago) because it has links for you to use. Please help to get labeling laws passed.  Thanks!   Subscribe … Continue reading

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Why GMO Labels Won’t Cost Consumers a Dime

One of the biotech industry’s favorite arguments against GMO labeling is that it will be costly for small retailers and consumers. As if Monsanto actually cares about your economic well-being? Playing to consumers’ fears of higher food costs makes good … Continue reading

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