The Truth About Pinkwashing

The Truth About Pinkwashing

Last week on Mamavation TV, we learned how to eat like a goddess from Erika Herman – she’s a wonderful resource, and if you missed the show just check out the article to catch the YouTube video from it. This week we’re going to be talking about something that happens every year around this time…

Vote #Yeson522 Twitter Rally

How much is silence worth? The opposition to Initiative 522 in Washington state believe it’s worth at least $17 million – they’ve already spent that much in the campaign to keep labels that indicate if food has been genetically engineered or modified OFF the products that Washington shoppers can buy. On Friday, October 18th, the…

Why I’m NOT Going to a TEDx Talk This Weekend

I have a ticket to go to a TEDx talk in Orange County this weekend and I’ve decided I’m not going. I can’t support TED without feeling some type of hypocrisy about the way they are treating the food movement. And I wanted to voice the reasons why I decided to do that here. TEDx…

Label GMOs Blogging Carnival for Washington State #Yeson522

The citizens of Washington State will be voting on an initiative on whether or not they want GMOs labeled in November. Washington State is now my hero. This is round two for labeling. Last year, Californians were encouraged to vote against their own interests when the biotech opposition misrepresented the facts about our initiative scaring…

Conventional vs. Organic Dairy Twitter Party #GMODairy

I was at the grocery store the other day and saw a tub of yogurt and the front said “all natural” and I said to myself, what does that mean exactly? “Natural” is actually a non-description description when it comes to labels. It doesn’t mean anything because the FDA does not define it. So what…

Mamavation Asks the Makers of Similac for a Meeting

Mamavation is petitioning the makers of Similac to remove genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) from their infant formula.And we’ve been quite successful online garnering support. Last week I got in touch with Fleishman Hillard, the public relations firm that handles Similac.They know me already. But what has happened is odd. After reaching out and getting an…

Organic: A Movement Ignited by Hippies

My father would probably refer to organic as a “hippie thing.” You must understand, I grew up a byproduct of two different points of view. My father volunteered for the Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He was conservative and a born again Christian. My mother was a “recovering” Catholic and progressive. You can…