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USA: CONSUMERS CALL ON STARBUCKS TO STOP SOURCING MILK FROM COWS FED WITH GMO

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SUMMARY: "Starbucks customers and activists came out to participate in a demonstration calling on the company to stop sourcing milk from cows fed genetically modified crops. GMO Inside, a campaign led by Green America, a national consumer advocacy group, held this demonstration as part of a national campaign to increase awareness and visibility around the issue of genetically modified crops used for animal feed."

USA: LABEL GMOS TEXAS GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGN FOR FOOD TRANSPARENCY

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SUMMARY: "A grassroots campaign to require honest GMO labeling on food products has been launched in Texas. Called "Label GMOs Texas," the campaign follows in the footsteps of the highly successful Vermont campaign which achieved victory earlier this year."

A grassroots campaign to require honest GMO labeling on food products has been launched in Texas. Called "Label GMOs Texas," the campaign follows in the footsteps of the highly successful Vermont campaign which achieved victory earlier this year.

A petition demanding the labeling of GMOs in Texas has also been launched here.

USA: COLORADO GMO-LABELING INITIATIVE LIKELY TO MAKE FALL ELECTION BALLOT

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SUMMARY: "“Right to Know Colorado GMO” has collected approximately 167,995 signatures in favor of its ballot initiative requiring manufacturers to disclose which foods contain genetically modified organisms (“GMOs”). The number of signatures obtained is more than enough to present the initiative to the Colorado Secretary of State. Despite this success, the Colorado initiative must still surmount several obstacles."

MALAWI: CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION AGAINST THE GENERAL RELEASE OF GM COTTON

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SUMMARY: "An alliance of 19 civil society organisations and an organic vegetable farmers group led by the Commons for EcoJustice (EcoJustice) and representing Malawian small-scale farmers, faith-based organisations, organic movements, non-governmental organisations and the media, among others, have lodged a substantive submission to the Malawian authorities, vehemently opposing Monsanto's application to obtain a general release permit for its genetically modified (GM) cotton, MON 15985, commonly known as Bollgard II. "

USA: GMO-LABELING MOVEMENT POISED FOR BALLOT INITIATIVE IN COLORADO

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SUMMARY: "Supporters for the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in Colorado delivered a petition on Monday with about twice the number of signatures required for a ballot initiative to appear before voters in November."

Supporters for the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in Colorado delivered a petition on Monday with about twice the number of signatures required for a ballot initiative to appear before voters in November.

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