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Latest Organic Consumers Association Stories

2013-02-14 23:04:41

Factory farms responsible for more than 50 percent of greenhouse gas emissions Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) will join the Sierra Club, 350.org, the Hip Hop Caucus and more than 90 other organizations on Feb. 17, in Washington D.C., for the “Forward on Climate” rally. The rally is being billed as the largest climate rally in history. Participants will urge President Obama to reject the toxic Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, limit...

2013-02-12 23:04:33

Under Pressure from Organic Consumers, Food Co-ops and Food Activists, UNFI Settles Strike with Washington State Workers Finland, Minn. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI), the nation's largest wholesale distributor of organic, natural and specialty foods, will reinstate striking workers who had been permanently replaced at its Auburn, Wash., distribution warehouse, under an agreement reached Feb. 7 with members of Teamsters Local 117. According to Sustainable Food...

2012-04-01 23:00:05

Getting Past You founder Diamond Donna Root endorses The Green PolkaDot Box -- the clean food online membership buying collective for organic and natural, non-GMO foods and products at the International, Health, Racquet, Spa, and Association Convention in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Diamond Donna Root, founder of Diamonds by Donna and Black Box Cinematography, announced today that they are introducing the affordable organic foods and products online...

2011-12-21 19:00:00

New Online Buying Collective Membership of 12,000+ Members Opens for Business by Offering 1500+ Organic and Natural, Non-GMO Foods and Products through the Green PolkaDot Box. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 The Green PolkaDot Boxâ“ž¢ founder Rod A. Smith and the Smith family, are pleased to announce the much anticipated launch of The Green PolkaDot Box Website, an online membership buying collective for Organic, Natural, and Non-GMO foods and...

2011-10-29 17:00:00

New Online Membership Buying Collective Stores its 1500+ Organic and Natural, Non-GMO Foods and Products in their Green PolkaDot Box Warehouse adjacent to Green City Clean Energy Windmills in Spanish Fork Canyon, Utah. Spanish Fork Canyon, Utah (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 The Green PolkaDot Boxâ“ž¢ founder Rod A. Smith is pleased to announce that 98% of their identified launch brands and products are now in the Green PolkaDot Box Organic Products Warehouse awaiting...

2011-10-04 06:30:00

NEW YORK and DENVER, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of nearly 400 businesses and organizations dedicated to food safety and consumer rights today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, to give consumers the right to know what is in our food. The Just Label It - We Have a Right to Know (www.justlabelit.org) campaign submitted a petition on behalf of millions of consumers to the FDA calling for the mandatory...

2011-09-21 14:00:00

Rod A. Smith and The Green PolkaDot Box team -- the Clean Food Online Membership Buying Collective for Organic and Natural, Non-GMO Foods and Products -- Attends the Natural Products Expo East, September 21 â“ 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 The Green PolkaDot Boxâ“ž¢ founder Rod Smith is pleased to announce that The Green Polka Dot Box ( GPDB) team will be attending the Natural Products Expo East...

2011-09-19 09:59:00

Coalition Demands a "Reset" by Obama Administration on GMO Labeling NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In two weeks a diverse coalition of organizations, businesses and individuals will begin to march from the Historic Flatbush Food Co-op in Brooklyn, NY to the gates of the White House to ask the Obama Administration to support labeling of genetically engineered foods, also termed "Genetically Modified Organisms" or "GMOs". The GMO Right2Know March will feature daily...

2011-08-26 13:00:00

Ronnie Cummins National Director of the Organic Consumers Association and Rod Smith of The Green PolkaDot Box Announce National Buying Club for Organic and Non-GMO Foods Alpine, UT & Finland, MN (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Green PolkaDot Boxâ“ž¢ founder Rod Smith and the Organic Consumers Association, an online and grassroots non-profit 501©3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability, are pleased to announce a much...

2011-02-14 16:01:00

4,200+ Consumers Send Federal Trade Commission Letters Demanding Investigation of TransFair's 'FairWash' of Personal Care Brands Avon and Queen Helene; FTC Responds WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North America's largest consumer advocacy organization, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), which represents over 850,000 consumers, announced last month a new campaign to oppose the name change of the fair trade certifier TransFair USA to "Fair Trade USA." TransFair...