CAGJ joins the Domestic Fair Trade Association!

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CAGJ is proud to have been approved as a new member of the Domestic Fair Trade Association in early January! The mission of the DFTA is to “Promote and protect the integrity of domestic fair trade…

Petitions pressure Iowa State University to cease testing of GM Banana on humans

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PHOTO: ISU graduate student Jackie Nester hands over 950 petitions to Dean Wintersteen’s administrative staff. CAGJ’s AGRA Watch campaign is pleased to announce that the students we have worked closely with at Iowa State University on…

From the WTO to the Cop21: People’s Movements Demand Justice

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Blog post by Food Justice Project Co-Chair Chris Iberle, and Director Heather Day

We call on the Gates Foundation to divest from fossil fuels AND agribusiness!

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Download here: CAGJ_GatesDivestFlyer

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

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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

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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…

NOV 15 Film Screening: “Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley” with Honduran Resistance Leaders & Film-maker Jesse Freeston

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Join Honduran Resistance Leaders and Film-maker Jesse Freeston for a special evening & Film Screening: “Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley” Cost: $10 at the door. TRAILER: resistenciathefilm.com/trailer

VIDEO: “Climate, Food & Race: Challenges for the Food Movement”

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Missed CAGJ’s event on October 27, 2015 with Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First and Jill Mangaliman of Got Green? Do not despair, it was captured on video by Todd Boyle. Enjoy their incredible talks at this…

CAGJ participates in US Food Sovereignty Alliance Assembly and Prize in Iowa

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On October 12 – 15, 2015 CAGJ’s Director Heather Day and members Ross Kirshenbaum, Jenny McIntosh and Emma Shorr traveled to Iowa to participate in the 3rd national Assembly of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance, and…

CAGJ Celebrates the Food Sovereignty Prize!

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The 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize will be awarded on WED October 14 in Des Moines, Iowa, and CAGJ will be there to celebrate with the winners!  Director Heather Day is traveling to Iowa with CAGJ activists…