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Who paid to defeat GMO labeling and how much!

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Monsanto spent over $7 million was spent to defeat Proposition 37 (to require labeling of genetically modified foods) in California. On top of that these food companies spent big as well. Here's the list and the brands they produce. I am not going to purchase any of their products in the future! I hope you will consider that as well. If you want to know more go to http://www.kcet.org/news/ballo
tbrief/elections2012/propo
sitions/prop-37-funding-ge
netically-engineered-food.html

Or check out Occupy Monsanto.

Campbell’s - $250,000.00
Healthy Request
Wolfgang Puck Soups
Pace Foods
Pepperidge Farms
V-8

Cargill, Inc - $202,229.36
Truvia Natural Sweetener
Shady Brooks Farms
Diamond Crystal Salt
Liza
Nature Fresh
Peter’s Chocolate
Wilbur Chocolate
Honeysuckle White
Rumba Meats
Good Nature

Coca Cola - $1,164,400.00
Vitamin Water
Smart Water
Dasani
Nestea
Minute Maid
Honest Tea
Odwalla
Vitaminenergy

Con-Agra - $1,076,700.00
Orville Redenbacher’s Organic
Hunt’s Organic
Lightlife
Alexia
Healthy Choice
Hebrew National

Dean Foods - $253,950.00
Horizon
Silk
White Wave

General Mills - $908,200.00
Nature Valley
Fiber One
Cheerios
Cascadian Farm
Muir Glen
Lärabar
Gold Medal Organic
Food Should Taste Good

Hains Celestial - $500,000.00

(Hains is actually owned by Phillip Morris, Monsanto, Citigroup, Exxon-Mobil, Wal-Mart and Lockheed Martin)
Earth’s Best
Spectrum Organics
Garden of Eatin’
Casbah
Rice Dream
Soy Dream
WestSoy
TofuTown
MaraNatha
Mountain Sun
Walnut Acres
Fruiti di Bosco
Health Valley
Bearitos
Bread Shop
Celestial Seasonings

Kellogg’s - $632,500.00
Kashi
Muslix
Nutrigrain
Bear Naked
Morningstar Farms
Gardenburger

Kraft - $551,148.25
Snapple
ReaLemon
Triscuit
SnackWell’s
South Beach
Boca
Back to Nature
Nabisco

Nestle - $1,169,400.00
Pure Life
Pelligrino
Perrier
Poland Spring
Gerber
California Pizza Kitchen
Tribe Mediterranean
Sweet Leaf Tea

PepsiCo $2,249,661.61
Miss Vickie’s
Sun Chips
Aquafina
SoBe
Harvest Crunch
Dole
Ocean Spray
Tropicana
Miranda
Tazo
Quaker
Naked Juice
Mother’s


Unilever – $467,000 (source)
Salada
Knorr
Ben & Jerry’s

Here is another good source for information on eating clean:

www.cornucopia.org/organic-e
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SKINNYROBIN100 5/26/2013 12:54PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon most of the organic companies I have always bought from are on this list!!! My coconut oil, my mayo, sometimes my chip bag!!! Kashi...MY CEREAL AND & 7 GRAIN PILAF that I love so much!!!! What about my popcorn???? What do I do about that??? It is the only snack I allow myself most days and I air pop with just herbs and spices on it!!! I'm glad I didn't see Bob's Red Mill. emoticon I guess I'll only be buying from his company for my grains from now on. I do have many of his products in the fridge right now, but sometimes I stray if I can't find one of his in the store I am in. NO MORE! I am blown away right now and I have to look through my cupboards and make some changes AGAIN. I won't be buying from these companies anymore. I think I'll paste and copy and carry with me to shop from no on!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I just read some of my labeling on Celestial Seasonings and Kashi and this is what I found...Celestial Seasonings is owned by Hain and on the box of 7 whole grain flakes cereal it has a prominent NON GMO Project Verified label complete with a butterfly and plant sprout on a nice skyblue background. with the web site nongmoproject.org! Also on the back there is a complete testament to being committed to NOT using GMOs and by the year 2016 1/2 of all foods in the country will be GMO modified! Now all this info is on the back of a Kashi cereal box. Here's another web site: kashi.com/commitment What do you think?? I think this list should be spread across the front page of every newspaper and magazine for about a month!!!

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GAILRUU 4/29/2013 8:45AM

    I am beginning to think that in order to avoid GMO's I will have to grow my own food from seeds that I have saved. This year I am concentrating on heirloom varieties and I will save seeds when I can.

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EABL81 4/28/2013 8:16PM

    Thank you for posting this. It's amazing how big these conglomerates have become. Many people have no idea how much damage big agri-business does to the environment and small farmers. Our local farmer's market opens for the season this coming weekend. Not a moment too soon! Fresh eggs, fruit, veggies, meat, and cheese, and I'll know where it came from.

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DJ4HEALTH 4/28/2013 1:41AM

    We need to be like Europe and know what is in our food. The companies make sure that they don't put GMO's in the Europeans foods and we should have that option too!!

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LEANIE64 4/27/2013 12:34PM

    Thanks so much for the list..and I am taking your lead..not going to purchase those products..If more people quite purchasing..the companies would get the word..since it will hurt their pocket books.

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BISTOURI 4/27/2013 12:29PM

  Why don't they do referendums in this country to ask people's opinions? We are paying the taxes and we have a right to vote for all kind of decisions that concerns our health and security.

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