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Down to Earth Explains Success as Maui-Born Pioneer

by Down to Earth

Down to Earth's success was the topic of a presentation by Mark Fergusson, Down to Earth Chief Organic Officer (CEO/CFO) during a panel discussion held by the Maui Business Brainstormers (MBB) and Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce (MNHCoC) at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Wailuku on Feb. 27th.

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NEW Super-Smoothies & Juices

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Healthy Choices For Morning, Afternoon Treats

Our new line of delicious Super Smoothies and Fresh Juices is now available in the Down to Earth Deli at all Oahu locations. They're a refreshing, healthy choice for breakfast or as a treat any time of the day. The tasty blends of the new Super Smoothies are simply creamy and provide a terrific boost of energy. Choose from Kreamy Kale, Mocha Mixer, Berry Blaster, Powerful Protein, and Island Sunset. (12 oz. $5.99, 16 oz. $7.99, 24 oz. $10.99).

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Feds should tackle GMO labeling

Star Advertiser

by Staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 13, 2013

The push for better disclosure about food products containing a genetically modified organism has grown more heated and energetic this year, with the introduction of state legislation to require labeling stating that the product contains GMOs.

Unfortunately, the state lacks the power of the federal government to address the problem, so legislation now moving through the state Senate is unlikely to succeed.

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GMO Labeling Update: Progress Galore!

Eat Drink Better

by Tanya Sitton

The push for mandatory GMO labeling continues to gain momentum around the country, as consumers clamor for food industry transparency. Several recent news stories highlight the inevitability of the shifting tides, making conscious eaters optimistic and chemical companies (presumably) quite nervous. The Times They Are A-Changin’ Whole Foods announced last Friday that all GMO-containing products sold in their stores must be labeled such by 2018, making it the first national grocery chain to embrace GMO transparency. From Packaging Digest:

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Down to Earth to label GMO food by 2018

Star Advertiser

by Staff

Hawaii’s largest locally founded natural-food retailer, Down to Earth Organic & Natural, is joining its bigger rival Whole Foods Market in setting a 2018 deadline for labeling genetically engineered products sold in its stores.

Down to Earth announced its move Monday, saying that the similar decision announced Friday by Whole Foods, the nation’s largest natural foods retailer, is a “game changer” for the natural-products industry and consumers.

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Down to Earth to label GMO food by 2018

Star Advertiser

by Staff

Hawaii's largest locally founded natural-food retailer, Down to Earth Organic & Natural, is joining its bigger rival Whole Foods Market in setting a 2018 deadline for labeling genetically engineered products sold in its stores.

Down to Earth announced its move Monday, saying that the similar decision announced Friday by Whole Foods, the nation's largest natural foods retailer, is a "game changer" for the natural-products industry and consumers.

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Down to Earth to require GMO labeling in its Hawaii stores

Pacific Business News

by Staff

Down to Earth Organic & Natural said its five stores in Hawaii will begin requiring foods with ingredients containing genetically-modified organisms to be labeled as such by 2018, following Whole Foods Market's announcement last week that it will do the same.

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Down to Earth to Require GMO Labeling by 2018

MauiNow.com

by By Sonia Isotov

Down to Earth Organic & Natural today announced it will begin requiring any products with ingredients containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to be labeled as such by 2018. The decision follows a similar announcement by Whole Foods this past Friday.

“Whole Foods announcement is a game changer,” said Mark Fergusson, the chief organic officer for Down to Earth, in a press statement on Tuesday.

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