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GE FOODS LABELING COST STUDY FINDINGS

GE FOODS LABELING COST STUDY FINDINGS Consumers Union is the public policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, a nonprofit organization.  Consumers Union supports laws mandating labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food.  Oregon Ballot Measure 92, if passed, would require GE labeling. Consumers Union engaged ECONorthwest for a review of published research on the cost of labeling foods containing genetically engineered Continue Reading

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Will Oregon’s GMO labeling measure raise food costs?

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New report shows that GMO labeling is a good deal for consumers

by Maureen Mahoney What’s $2.30? It’s less than the cost of a birthday card. It’s about the cost of a tube of toothpaste. And, according to a new study, it’s the median yearly increase​ per consumer in the price of food if Oregon approves GMO labeling. That’s less than one cent each day! Consumers Union asked the independent Continue Reading

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Is 2014 the “Tipping Point” for the GMO Labeling Movement?

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New Ads Opposing Oregon’s Measure 92 are Full of Misinformation

By Maureen Mahoney Residents of Oregon, beware: opponents of Oregon’s genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling ballot initiative, Measure 92, have begun to fill the airwaves with misinformation. Oregon will vote soon on whether to pass Measure 92, which requires a label on foods with GMOs. Yesterday, big-business opponents of the Oregon measure started an advertising Continue Reading

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Anti-GMO labeling campaign starts showing big contributions from food industry

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Why GMO Labeling May Finally Win Voters’ Approval in Colorado and Oregon

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Are Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods Safe to Eat: What are the Risks and who Ensures Safety? Arcata, CA

Are Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods Safe to Eat: What are the Risks and who Ensures Safety? Michael Hansen, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Consumers Union Distinguished Lecture Series, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA September 5, 2020

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Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods: What are the Risks and Who Ensures Safety? Fortuna, CA

Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods: What are the Risks and Who Ensures Safety? Michael Hansen, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Consumers Union Bear River Casino, Fortuna, CA September 6, 2020

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Oregonians won’t be misled by GMO labels: Guest opinion

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