“Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recently announced that Russia will no longer import GMO products, stating that the nation has enough space, and enough resources to produce organic food. ‘If the Americans like to eat GMO products, let them eat them. We don’t need to do that; we have enough space and opportunities to produce organic food.’” (Collective Evolution, April 15, 2014, “It’s Official—Russia completely bans GMOs.”)
Gary Hirshberg is the CEO of Stonyfield Organics. “Love me. Hold me. Spoon me.” Yogurt, smoothies, milk, butter.
He is a founding partner of the Just Label It group. You know, “consumers have a right to know what’s in their food yada yada yada…”
That was the exclusive mantra of the losing GMO-labeling campaigns in California, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado.
Of all the leaders in the labeling movement, Hirshberg is the most overtly political. Let’s look at his strange track record...