Sunday, October 26, 2014

Boycott Those Who Fight Our Right to Label GMOs

Top donors to Oregon’s NO on 92 Campaign
Monsanto – $4.8 million
Dupont/Pioneer - $4.46 million
Pepsi - $1.4 million
Coke - $1.17 million
Kraft – $870,000
Land O’Lakes - $760,000
General Mills – $695,000
Kelloggs – $500,000
Dow - $368,300
Hershey - $320,000
Smuckers’ – $295,000
ConAgra - $250,000

If you want the full list along with the list go here. 

It is not enough to simply boycott the above companies. You want to boycott any company that they own also. Many of these companies own a variety of brand names. Some of those brands are organic! So, I am going to list the companies with their brand names below. Those in yellow are organic ones.  I stopped purchasing anything from these companies when they gave money in California. They are still up to no good and if you are still supporting these companies, please look for other options. They do exist.

We are making a dent in them. Many of them have noticed a lack of interest in their products. By the way, General Mills shareholders unanimously rejected a proposal to go GMO free.  So, if you want to purchase their one GMO free product, I guess that would send them a message that it is a good idea to go GMO free, but don't buy anything else from them. Myself, I would not trust a company that puts out any GMO products. I know they have no interest in my health.

Coca-Cola North America $1.17 million Dasani, Evian, Fuse Healthy Infusions, Smartwater, Dr. Pepper, Just Juice, Nestea, Monster, Vitaminenergy, Powerade, Minute Made Juices to go, Capri-Sun, Five Alive, Glaceau Smartwater, Glaceau Vitaminwater, Honest Tea, Odwalla, Simply juice   

ConAgra Foods $250,000 Chef Boyardee, Banquet, Egg Beaters, Healthy Choice, Hunt’s, Snack Pack, Reddi-whip, Wesson, Pam, Hebrew National, David Seeds, Kid Cuisine, Marie Callender’s, Orville Redenbacher’s organic, Slim Jim, Alexia Foods, Lightlife, Hunts Organic

General Mills, Inc.$695,000  Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Gold Medal, Good Earth, HaƤgen Daz, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Fiber One, Lucky Charms,  Hamburger Helper, Cascadian Farm Organic, Muir Glen, Good Earth, Larabar, Liberte Greek yogurt, Nature Valley

The Hershey Company $$320,000 Almond Joy, Reese’s, Mounds, Kit Kat, York, Twizzlers, Dagoba

Kellogg Company $500,000 Cheez-It, Famous Amos, Keebler, Special K, Pringles, Austin, Mother’s Cookies, Carr’s, Gardenburger, Worthington, Frosted Mini-Wheats, Rice Krispies, pop-tarts, Chips Deluxe Cookies, Eggo, All-Bran, Nutri-Grain, Frosted Flakes, Crunch Nut, Krave, Coco Pops, Fruit Loops, Corn Flakes, Corn Pops, TownHouse, Kashi, Bear Naked, Wholesome & Hearty (Gardenburger), Morningstar Farms / Natural Touch

Kraft Foods $870,000 A-1 Steak Sauce, Alpen Gold, Cadbury, Capri Sun, Cheeze Whiz, Chips Ahoy!, Cool Whip, Cracker Barrel, Crystal Light, Dentyne, General Foods, Gevalia, Honey Maid, Halls, Jell-O, Kraft, Kool-Aid, Oscar Mayer, Maxwell House, Miracle Whip, Nabisco, Newtons, Nilla, Nutter Butter, Oreo, Philadelphia, Planters, Ritz, Stove Top, Tang, Tolberone, Trident, Triscuit, Velveeta, Wheat Thins, Halls cough drops, Boca Burgers, Back to Nature

Land O Lakes (from what I can tell - Land O' Lakes is owned by Dean)
Dean Foods Company  $760,000Garelick, Horizon Organic, Lehigh Valley, Tuscan, Swiss, Shenandoah’s, Reiter, Meadow Gold, Robinson Dairy, Model Dairy, Alta Dena, Swiss Premium, TruMoo, Alpro,  Silk, White Wave (from what I can tell - Land O' Lakes is owned by Dean) Land O’ Lakes $59,321 Butter, Saute Express, cheese, spreads & margarine, eggs, half & half, whipping cream, cocoa & cappuccino mixes, sour cream, milk, Silk, Horizon Organic

PepsiCo, Inc. $1.4 million Frito Lay, Tropicana, Quaker, Gatorade, Izze, Mountain Dew, AMP Energy, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Tazo iced teas, SoBe, Aquafina, Brisk, Lipton, Propel Zero, Miss Vickie’s, Sabra hummus, Sunchips, Tazo, IZZE Sparkling Juice, Naked Juice, Naked Juice Coconut Water, Mother's Cereals, Nut Harvest Nuts, Sabra Hummus, Stacy's Pita and Bagel Chips, Aquafina, Tostitos Organic, Tropicana Organic

Smucker’s Donated $ $295,000  R.W. Knudsen, Santa Cruz Organic

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