AGRA WATCH PRESS RELEASE: Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ames Contact: Hannah Dankbar  515-867-1731 Seattle Contact: Heather Day  206-724-2243 Salk Institute Contact: David Schubert  858-453-4100 x1528 Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas Simultaneous demonstrations in Ames and Seattle highlight controversy surrounding Gates Foundation-funded Transgenic Banana Study at Iowa State University Ames, IA and Seattle, WA:  On […]

CAGJ joins the Domestic Fair Trade Association!

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 principles and practices through education, marketing, advocacy and endorsement”. Read the DFTA’s principles here. One of the DFTA’s important […]

New CAGJ Webinar: “Linking Food Justice to Trade Policy”

Community Alliance for Global Justice is excited to announce a new trade justice resource! Webinar: “Linking Food Justice to Trade Policy” A 30 min. webinar (on you-tube) about how food justice and food sovereignty are threatened by new (so-called) free-trade agreements,  the TPP/Trans-Pacific Partnership, and TTIP/Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Overview Background: -About Food Sovereignty […]

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 it is a threat to the environment through transgenic pollution of our already threatened wild salmon stock, as well […]

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 Support Fair Trade!  All proceeds go directly to CAGJ! Available this year: All gifts can be ordered online. Nikki […]