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Feds should tackle GMO labeling

Star Advertiser

by Staff

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.

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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 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 requires GMO Labeling by 2018

KITV News

Down to Earth GMO Labeling, KITV 3-11-13

by KITV News

KITV News on Down to Earth Labeling of GMO Foods

Howard Dicus reports on Down to Earth announcement that: All Products Containing Genetically Modified Ingredients Will Need to Be Labeled As Such

Honolulu, HI (March 11, 2013) -- 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.

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Yearly health fair offers tastings, demos and more

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The 19th annual PrimeTime Wellness Fair will feature 90 booths offering health screenings and healthy-living information, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. The event is free. At 11:45 a.m. sharp, be front and center at the Down to Earth booth, where chefs will present “Eating Healthy with Fresh, Local Produce,” demonstrations of tofu and vegetable dishes.

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Down to Earth: First Hawaii Bank Cooking Demo KHON TV 3-6-13

KHON TV

Down to Earth: First Hawaii Bank Cooking Demo KHON TV 3-6-13

by KHON

Down to Earth Community Outreach Team Leader and Chef, "Mama T" Trisha Gonzalves, speaks with KHON TV about our upcoming demo for the First Hawaii Bank Wellness Fair. Mama T provides a sneak peak of the quinoa roasted veggie salad she will be presenting at the wellness fair.  

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First Hawaiian Wellness Fair

Hawaii News Now

Down to Earth: First Hawaii Bank Cooking Demo - KFVE 3-5-13

Community Outreach Team Member and Chef, Andrea Bertoli speaks with KFVE TV Sunrise News Anchor, Grace Lee, about our upcoming demo for the First Hawaii Bank Wellness Fair. Andrea provides a quick demo on how to make yummy baked tofu while Cindy Ing, Prime Time Program Manager from First Hawaiian Bank and Grace Lee look on.

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