PRESS RELEASE: Costco, Red Lobster will not sell GMO salmon

Coalition demands labeling in wake of FDA approval Image is flyer from CAGJ’s March 2015 action at SODO Costco For Immediate Release: November 24, 2015

CAGJ condemns FDA approval of GMO salmon; Costco yet to take action

On November 19, 2015 the FDA approved genetically engineered salmon, making it the first genetically altered animal to be cleared for U.S. supermarkets. CAGJ condemns this action by the FDA because extensive independent research demonstrates that…

10/27/15 CAGJ Lecture: CART Notes (Communication Access Realtime Translation)

CART NOTES: Eric Holt‑Gimenez & Jill Mangaliman, Climate, Food & Race: Challenges for the Food Movement, October 27, 2015 NOTE TO READER: This text is being provided in a rough draft format. Communication Access Realtime Translation…

Give Fair Trade & Local Gifts this Season!

CAGJ’s Annual Fundraiser: Fair Trade for the Holidays! Support food sovereignty here and around the world by choosing our gifts which are all locally and fairly made.  Support CAGJ, Support Local Farmers, Fisherfolk and Artists and…

Giving Tuesday: Social Media giving in 2015

On #Giving Tuesday, December 1st, 2015, CAGJ will use Good World’s new platform for making donations using Facebook and Twitter. We will encourage this method of giving through our Facebook and Twitter accounts. What is Giving…

PRESS RELEASE: TPP puts investors first but pushes aside workers, consumers and the environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, November 5, 2015 Contact: Gillian Locascio, 206.227.3079, gillian@washingtonfairtrade.org, Stan Sorscher, 206.255.4393, StanS@speea.org Seattle, WA – After six years of secret negotiations, today the public has its first look at official text…

AFSA Calls on African Governments to Embrace Agroecology

At the US Food Sovereignty Alliance Assembly earlier this month, CAGJ activists were inspired by stories of how agroecology is essential for a community to achieve food sovereignty. Jesus Vázquez of Organisation Boricua said, “Food Sovereignty without agroecology is just a slogan, agroecology without food sovereignty is just a science,” speaking of the interconnected nature […]

Juma and Monsanto

Earlier this month, the Boston Globe published a piece that discussed the connection between Harvard Kennedy School professor, Calestous Juma, and the agrichemical giant, Monsanto. In 2013, Juma, who was a former head of the Cartagena biosafety negotiations and is an outspoken supporter of the use of GMOs in international development, received emails from Monsanto, […]