Greeenpeace Publishes Shoppers Guide on Genetically
Engineered Foods

Tue, 3 Oct 2000

We have great pleasure in announcing the GREENPEACE TRUE
FOOD SHOPPING LIST: How to Avoid Genetically Engineered

The SHOPPING LIST covers over 2,000 food products and lists
them under 3 categories: a green column (GMO-free), yellow (in
transition to green); and red (contains GMO ingredients). The
survey was done based on a detailed questionnaire that was sent
to leading food companies, as well as follow up phone calls and

The LIST also lists leading US organic brands; statements from
non-GE and GE food companies; companies with double
standards; supermarkets with double standards; an overview of
government regulations round the world on labeling of GE foods; a
short summary of the BGH story; and a list of resources for true

You can order a copy by calling 1-800 219 9260 or downloading the
the List from

We aim to update the list a few times a year as companies change
their position. Please let your friends and colleagues know about
this new resource and HAPPY READING.

If you wish more media information contact Craig Culp on 202 319
2461/mobile 202 251 6296 (video available)
other contacts: Charles Margulis 410 327 3770; Kimberly Wilson
415 512 1032; Jeanne Merrill 415 512 9023; Ama Marston 415 512
9026; Beverley Thorpe 202 258 4936

best wishes to you all.
The Greenpeace GE campaign team.

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