Organic Consumers Association

Organic Consumer Association climate action alert

ACTION ALERT for climate change: Nutty Idea? We think of the Midwest, with its rivers, lakes, prairies and fields of grain, as the backbone of America. But industrial ag, with its GMO monoculture crops, has led to a frightening level of water pollution, eroded soils and a devastating loss of biodiversity throughout the Midwest states.

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Guardian reports: BIG FAIL

In November 2017, the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) (the equivalent of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration) approved the use of glyphosate for another five years, despite calls for the herbicide to be banned. In December 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a risk assessment statement declaring that glyphosate is “not likely”

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HR 2064: Sewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act

Organic Consumer Association: Sewage sludge: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) euphemistically calls it “biosolids.” But what is it really? And why should you care? Ask your Member of Congress to cosponsor the Sewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act. TAKE ACTION As this article explains, sewage sludge is: . . . whatever goes

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Tell Whole Foods to Stop Selling Toxic GMO Potatoes!

Organic Consumer Association exposes Whole Foods Tell Whole Foods to Stop Selling Toxic GMO Potatoes! Remember when Whole Foods promised consumers that by the end of 2018, all of its U.S. and Canada stores would require labels on any foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs)? About midway through 2018, Whole Foods reneged on that promise. Now

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