Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Des Moines, Iowa, United States – September 1, 2015 Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous Share Food Sovereignty Prize In this moment when it is vital to assert that Black lives matter, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance honors Black and Afro-Indigenous farmers, fishermen, and stewards of ancestral lands and water. We especially commemorate […]

Report exposes how the food industry is paying to manipulate the media around food

Earlier this summer Friends of the Earth published a report titled “Spinning Food,” which details how the industrial food industry is working to manipulate public opinion and understanding about the food system, and is undermining public knowledge about the benefits of diversified and ecological food systems. The industrial food sector is spending millions of dollars […]

July 9th- Costco: No GMO Salmon National Call-in Day of Action

Despite our demands, Costco isn’t listening. GMO salmon is a risk to our environment, especially wild salmon, and to our health. But Costco wants to leave the door open, and still hasn’t made a firm commitment to not sell GMO salmon if it’s approved by the FDA. Costco is a major retailer of salmon and […]

Press Release: Costco members, fishermen, environmental and labor groups demand Costco say no to GMO salmon

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2015 Costco members, fishermen, environmental and labor groups demand Costco say no to GMO salmon ISSAQUAH, Wash. — A coalition including Community Alliance for Global Justice, fishermen, members of UFCW Local 21 and concerned Costco customers rallied in front of the Costco next door to store headquarters and presented more […]