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Challenging the Biotech Industry

The Millions Against Monsanto Campaign was started by OCA in the mid-1990s to fight back against Monsanto and the other biotech bullies responsible for poisoning the world’s food and the environment.

For more than two decades, Monsanto and corporate agribusiness have exercised near-dictatorial control over American agriculture, including the development of genetically modified seeds. Finally, public opinion around the biotech industry's contamination of the world’s food supply and destruction of the environment has reached the

The battle for labels on GMO foods

Beginning in 2012, OCA played a major role in organizing and fundraising for citizen ballot initiative campaigns in California ( Proposition 37, 2012), Washington (I-522, 2013) and Oregon (Measure 92, 2014) which would have required foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) sold in those states

Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), a multi-billion-dollar lobbying group representing biochemical and food companies, spent hundreds of millions of dollars  mandatory labeling of GMOs, didn’t get labels, the ballot initiative campaigns raised national awareness around the issues of GMO safety and influence of corporate money on food policy. The GMA spent more than to defeat California’s labeling initiative, and all told,  to defeat all of the initiatives and to ultimately pass a weak, voluntary , dubbed the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act, that preempted Vermont’s law.

OCA collaborated on the development of a for violating Washington State campaign finance laws.

Bad publicity and consumer boycotts also led some companies to part ways with the GMA. Campbell’s Soup Co. was the first to drop out of the lobbying group, after announcing the company would even if not required to do so by law.

By the end of 2017, said they would leave the GMA, and in January 2017, two more——pulled out,  For more than a decade, OCA has sounded the alarm on the dangers of glyphosate. As part of its campaign to educate consumers about the health and environmental hazards of Roundup®, OCA routinely tests major brands, such as , and publicizes the results. In some cases, OCA sues companies that represent their glyphosate-contaminated brands as “natural” or “all natural.” Examples include

OCA was among one of the founding organizers of the The judges delivered a legal opinion following procedures of the International Court of Justice on April 18, 2017. They concluded that Monsanto’s activities have a negative impact on basic human rights.

In April 2017, OCA and Beyond Pesticides . Monsanto filed a motion to dismiss, but a federal judge revealing that Monsanto employees were involved in editing and drafting scientific reviews on glyphosate that were purportedly independent. These documents are part of what is known as . played a major role in the content found in The Monsanto Papers.OCA is a major funder of U.S. Right to Know.

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RECOMMENDED BOOKS

  • This book tells the astounding story of how the massive enterprise to restructure the genetic core of the world's food supply came into being, and how it advanced by consistently violating the protocols of science and contorting the truth.
  • André Leu challenges conventional farming methods by refuting the myths that surround the use and understanding of pesticides. He exposes the dangers of these chemicals and advocates organic practices as the most viable for farming in the 21st Century.
  • Exposing industry and government lies about the safety of the genetically engineered foods you’re eating. Seeds of Deception, documents significant health dangers of genetically modified (GM) foods and the intense industry influence and political corruption that allow them on the market.
  • The biotech industry’s claim that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe is shattered in this groundbreaking book. Nearly 65 health risks of the foods that Americans eat every day are presented in easy-to-read two-page spreads. The left page is designed for quick scanning, and the right side offers fully referenced text.
  • Winner of the Rachel Carson prize, an explosive exposé of the disturbing practices of the world’s most influential multinational agricultural corporation.

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