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Just Label It!

OSGATA has joined an effort with more than 300 hundred organizations representing millions of Americans: the Just Label It: We Have A Right to Know campaign. In late September we filed a legal petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), calling on them to label all genetically engineered foods. Now the

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OSGATA President on KAWL Radio Show

Listen to “It’s Your Call” KAWL Radio Show with Rose Aguilar which originally aired on 9/15/11. The hour long show is an informative primer into the world of GMOs, focusing on the question: How are GMOs changing the landscape of food and farming? President of OSGATA, Jim Gerritsen, is interviewed regarding the lawsuit

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OSGATA Provides Comment to the National Organic Program

OSGATA submitted comments on September 12, 2011 in response to the National Organic Program‘s (NOP), “Draft Guidance: Seeds, Annual Seedlings, and Planting Stock in Organic Crop Production. ” After careful review, the OSGATA policy committee contests that the NOP should act further to support the commercial availability of organic seed. Given the

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Bat Crisis: OSGATA Joins Coalition to Protect Bats

Bat Crisis: OSGATA Joins Coalition to Protect Bats

A mysterious disease, called white-nose syndrome, is spreading across North America and killing  bats. Bats play a critical role in pest control. One study estimates that bats save 3.7 to 53 billion dollars a year in pesticide use. The loss of pest control by bat populations can threaten critical crops

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