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Essays by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director

April 19, 2011
Organic Consumers Association
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

On Sunday, October 16, 2011, the Organic Consumers Association's Millions Against Monsanto campaign is calling for World Food Day action to get genetically engineered organisms out of our food.Read more

December 28, 2010
Organic Consumers Association
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

Here are videos to inspire your organic New Year's resolutions.Read more

November 3, 2010
Organic Consumers Fund
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

Monsanto spent $470,631 on the 2010 mid-term elections. Five of the candidates they supported lost their races, while ten won.Read more

November 3, 2010
Organic Consumers Fund
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

The Obama Administration is considering approval of the first genetically modified animal, a fast-growing GMO salmon Frankenfish. Several Senators and Members of Congress have been putting pressure on the Obama's FDA to stop the Frankenfish, and,...Read more

November 3, 2010
Organic Consumers Fund
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

Thanks to everyone who sent the Organic Consumers Fund's 2010 GMO Survey to candidates running in the 2010 elections. 539 congressional, state-wide, and state legislative candidates went on record, letting us know whether they support mandatory...Read more

October 28, 2010
Organic Consumers Association
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is holding its twice-yearly standards-setting meeting in Madison, WI, this week. Organic Consumers Association's Political Director, Alexis Baden-Mayer, is there. Here's her live blog.Read more

October 28, 2010
Organic Consumers Association
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

OCA's comments to the National Organic Standards Board at their October 2010 meeting.Read more

October 6, 2010
Organic Consumers Association
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

Only 26% of the public knows that most junk foods and animal products contain GMO ingredients.Read more

July 7, 2010
Organic Consumers Association
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

The Obama administration has indicated a shift in US development policy from "food aid" (dumping our excess production overseas) with "food security" (improving food production in foreign countries). This would be great for farmers if Obama's plan...Read more

October 23, 2009
Organic Consumers Association
by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Essay

Which side is Obama on? Will he let Monsanto, Cargill, McDonald's and a handful of other multinational corporations decide the future of food? Or is going to start looking at the science that shows organic agriculture can feed the world, turn back...Read more

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