“Since GM corn, soy, sugar beets, and cotton (the oil part) are processed into sweeteners, fats, and other additives that suffuse the US food system, the initiative would require the labeling of something like 80 percent of all non-organic processed food sold in supermarkets.” – Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott
That’s pretty scary. Knowing this fact, it makes you wonder what the normal American diet is really doing to people.
This site has an article about this. Also you can Boycott the Organic and ‘Natural’ Traitor Brands that Helped to Kill Prop 37 that wanted to enforce labeling of foods that included GMO.
Here is a list of the companies against GMO labeling for you shopping convenience.
Note: the big contributors. Their “fake” organic foods are listed next to their name.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Bumble Bee Foods, Inc.
Coca Cola – Donated $1.7M – Honest Tea, Odwalla
ConAgra Foods – Donated $1.2M – Orville Redenbacher’s Organic, Hunt’s Organic, Lightlife, Alexia
Dean Foods – Donated $254K – Horizon, Silk, White Wave
General Mills – Donated $1.2 M – Muir Glen, Cascadian Far, Larabar
House Autry Mills
Kellogg’s – Donated $791K – Kashi, Bear Naked, Morningstar Farms, Gardenburger
Kraft Foods – Donated $2M, Boca Burgers and Back to Nature
Land O Lakes
Pepsico (makers of Pepsi-Cola) Donated $2.5 M – Naked Juice, Tostita’s Organic, Tropicana Organic
Pinnacle Foods Group
Reily Food Company
Richelieu Foods, Inc.
Safeway – Donated $2M(member of Grocery Manufacturers Association – “O” Organics
SFA Snack Foods Association
Smuckers – Donated $555K – R.W. Knudsen, Santa Cruz Organic
Sunny Delight Beverages
Unilever – Donated $467K – Ben & Jerry’s
Here is a list of Non-GMO Companies