The Future of Food
The Future of Food
The following is a list of websites that have more information about GMOs and how to get involved in various campaigns.
Please note: These resources are available for people to further educate themselves about the issues dealt with in the film "The Future of Food" including genetically engineered foods, patenting, corporatization of agriculture, etc. We, the producers of "The Future of Food", do not endorse every statement made by these websites. We hope readers will obtain more information and reach their own conclusions.
The Center for Food Safety
The Campaign to Label Genetically Engineered Foods
- CFS works to protect human health and the environment by curbing the proliferation of harmful food production technologies and by promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture. CFS engages in legal, scientific and grassroots initiatives to guide national and international policymaking on critical food safety issues.
Organic Seed Alliance
- An organization dedicated to creating a national grassroots consumer campaign for the purpose of lobbying Congress and the President to pass legislation that will require the labeling of genetically engineered foods in the United States.
Rethinking School Lunch
- Organic Seed Alliance is a nonprofit public charity that supports the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed. They accomplish their goals through collaborative education and research programs with organic farmers and other seed professionals.
Say No to GMOs!
- This Center for Ecoliteracy program advocates food as the focus for a curriculum that teaches the values, skills, and knowledge to change present practices toward sustainable solutions. It offers a guide to transforming our connection to food and farming, beginning with school lunch.
Union of Concerned Scientists
- A site that offers extensive information on the complex and controversial issue of genetic engineering.
- UCS is an independent nonprofit alliance of more than 100,000 concerned citizens and scientists. They aim to augment rigorous scientific analysis with innovative thinking and committed citizen advocacy to build a cleaner, healthier environment and a safer world.
- CropChoice is an alternative news and information source for American farmers and consumers about genetically modified crops, corporate agribusiness concentration, farm and trade policy, sustainable agriculture, wind farming and alternative energy, and rural economic and social issues.
- Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports, is an independent, nonprofit testing and information organization serving only consumers.
- Greenpeace is a non-profit campaign organization that addresses worldwide environmental issues.
Organic Consumers Association
- PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America) works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. As one of five PAN Regional Centers worldwide, we link local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens' action network.
Californians for GE-Free Agriculture
- The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) The OCA is a grassroots non-profit public interest organization which deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, corporate accountability, and environmental sustainability.
Genetic Engineering Action Network
- The Californians for GE-Free Agriculture Coalition is unique in that it brings together farmer-based organizations with consumer and environmental groups to halt the introduction of economically and ecologically destructive genetically engineered (GE) crops. Our mission is to stop new GE crop plantings in California.
- The Genetic Engineering Action Network (GEAN) is a diverse network of grassroots activists, national and community non-governmental organizations (NGOs), farmer and farm advocacy groups, academics and scientists who have come together to work on the myriad of issues surrounding biotechnology.