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2014-04-08 16:21:10

Updating WWII "War Bond" Model to Spark Job Creation, Energy Security, Clean Energy, and Increased Energy Efficiency WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean energy boosters on Capitol Hill are borrowing a page from World War II "war bonds" by introducing today a new bill - the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014. Available in denominations starting as low as $25, this proposed new U.S. Treasury bond will enable Americans to invest in the nation's clean energy future....

2014-03-04 12:27:26

Starbucks Urged to Serve Only Organic Milk and Stop Serving Milk From Cows Fed GMOs; GMO Inside Launches New Push Fresh Off Success with Getting GMOs out of Cheerios. WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America's GMO Inside campaign today launched a major push to get Starbucks, America's largest coffee chain with more than 20,000 stores in 62 countries, to serve only organic milk sourced from cows not fed GMOs. In early January, GMO Inside made worldwide...

2014-02-11 12:22:02

Chase and Citi Cards Get "F" for Investing in Coal-Fired Power and Mining, BofA and Wells Fargo Get D- and D+; Cards from Smaller Banks Get A+ for Shunning Coal and Focusing on Bettering Communities WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerned consumers who do not want to do business with banks that support coal-fired power plants and coal mining should take the opportunity of Valentine's Day to break up with their mega-bank and switch to credit cards from smaller, community...

2014-01-16 12:24:35

Post Foods informs GMO Inside that Grape-Nuts Original will be Non-GMO Project Verified and will be available starting in January 2014 WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GMO Inside, a national consumer campaign of Green America that educates consumers about GMOs, has learned from Post Foods that the company is rolling out Non-GMO Verified Grape-Nuts in January 2014. The company wrote the following in response to a request from GMO Inside: "We have an exciting...

2013-12-11 12:22:28

Green America Encourages Consumers to Take the Pledge to Switch to Green Cards; In Addition to Community Development Focus, Credits Cards Offer Low Fees and More Benefits, Including Reward Points. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With sky-high fees, nose-bleed interest rates, outlandish CEO salaries, questionable environmental practices, and a host of other flaws, megabanks offering credit cards used to be a necessary evil for most consumers. But the growth in...

2013-07-11 12:21:46

Greenhome.com adds to its green business credentials SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- San Francisco-based Green Home the original online ecostore, carrying thousands of green products for both the green home and green business announces it has received a designation as a San Francisco Green Business by the San Francisco Department of the Environment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130711/CG45497) "We've worked with SF Department of Environment for...

2013-05-01 12:27:45

Mounting Concerns About The Health Effects of Genetically Modified Ingredients And The Herbicides Used In Production Incite Consumer Action On Top-Selling Formula Companies to Remove GMOs WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Similac, Enfamil, and Gerber Good Start - who combined account for more than 90% of all infant formula sales in the U.S. - are exposing American and Canadian babies to potentially grave health risks by using genetically modified ingredients,...

2013-01-17 12:21:39

"GMO Inside" Calls on Kellogg's and General Mills to Label GMOs or Cut Them Out Entirely WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GMO Inside, a coalition dedicated to advancing the right of consumers to know whether or not foods are genetically engineered, today announced that it is shining the light on the nation's largest breakfast cereal companies: Kellogg's and General Mills. GMO Inside is calling on these companies, who claim to be wholesome and healthy, to make a...

2012-12-06 16:23:39

Thousands of Negative Posts Result in General Mills Removing App Encouraging People to Share What Cheerios Means to Them. WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GMO Inside campaign announced today that thousands of concerned consumers have flooded Cheerios' Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/Cheerios) distressed about genetically engineered ingredients in Cheerios and outraged at General Mills contributing over $1.1 million to "No on 37" in California, the narrowly...

2012-11-15 12:28:57

Tips Include Ways To Spread the Word Among Friends and Family, Including Facebook and Pinterest WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genetically modified ingredients can be an unwelcome and hidden guest at your Thanksgiving celebration. This year, GMO Inside, a new coalition that advocates for increased consumer awareness of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods, is offering tips and suggestions for consumers on how to remove unwanted GMOs from their holiday...