Join us to LOBBY THE SENATE, Friday October 16. Speak to your representatives in Washington to Demand GMO Labeling

By on September 16, 2015

Join us to LOBBY THE SENATE, Friday October 16. Speak to your representatives in Washington to Demand GMO Labeling

We know that money is no object when corporations spend to get what they want; the problem is that the citizens of America have not taken an adequate stand for their interests on Capitol Hill.  There have been marches and demonstrations in the streets of our nation’s Capital, while the doors to our U.S. Representatives have remained open.  ‘We the People’ have not gone in yet.  It’s time we do.  NON-GMO-Project-Verified-rev

Truth in Labeling Coalition, Organic Consumers Association and Moms Across America are bringing hundreds of people to Washington D.C. for the FIRST CITIZENS LOBBY for mandatory gmo food labeling.  PLEASE JOIN US! 

  • Appointments are scheduled from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
  • A meeting for everyone who has come to D.C. will be held at 8:00 AM at the Senate Chef to organize into delegations and make sure all the appointments are covered.
  • Truth in Labeling Coalition has chartered a bus from Concord, New Hampshire to Washington D.C.  The bus will leave Concord at 7:00 PM Thursday, October 15, and pick up passengers in Boston, Providence, Rhode Island, New Haven, Connecticut, Newark, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Wilmington, Delaware; arriving at the Hart Senate Office Building at 7:30 AM Friday, October 16.
  • To sign up for the bus, visit: http://truthinlabelingcoalition.org/2015/09/05/get-on-the-bus-for-lobby-the-senate-day-for-mandatory-gmo-food-labeling/
  • The bus will depart the Hart Senate Office Building at 6:30 PM Friday, October 16.
  • One way options are available for folks who want to attend the Flashlight Vigil at the White House Friday night and the Food Justice Rally at the Capitol Saturday.
  • Everyone who lobbies will receive a free T-Shirt: “ENACT THE GMO RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT • SENATE BILL # 511″ to wear on top of their professional dress.
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About Linda Eckhardt

Linda West Eckhardt, is an award winning journalist, food writer, and nutritionist. Her more than 20 cookbooks have garnered prizes including the James Beard prize for the best cookbook for a text she wrote with her daughter, Katherine West DeFoyd, entitled Entertaining 101, Doubleday. Their follow-up book, Stylish One Dish Dinners, Doubleday, was also nominated for a James Beard prize. Their next book, The High Protein Cookbook, Clarkson Potter, remains a best seller after 12 years. That book was designed to accompany low carb diet plans. Her ground-breaking book, Bread in Half The Time, Broadway Books, was named the Best Cookbook in America by the prestigious IACP, The Julia Child award. Her award winning radio work with Jennifer English, for a national show on the Food and Wine radio network, was nominated for a James Beard Prize for a show called, “I Know What You Ate Last Summer.”