Organizations

State of Hawai‘i

Hawai‘i SEED / www.hawaiiseed.org

Hawai‘i SEED is a statewide nonprofit coalition of grassroots groups working to educate the public about the risks posed by genetically engineered organisms and to promote diverse, local, healthy and ecological food and farming.

Earthjustice / www.earthjustice.org/regional/honolulu

Earthjustice is a nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment.

KAHEA / www.kahea.org

KAHEA advocates for the proper stewardship of our resources and for social responsibility by promoting multi-cultural understanding and environmental justice.

Label It Hawai‘i / www.labelithawaii.org

Label It Hawai‘i is a grassroots coalition formed to raise awareness and promote labeling legislation in Hawai‘i.

Life of the Land / www.lifeofthelandhawaii.org

Life of the Land is a nonprofit environmental and community action public interest group that works to protect the environment in Hawai‘i.

Sierra Club / www.hi.sierraclub.org

The Sierra Club is working to restore air and water quality, to protect and restore the land, preserve biological diversity and to conserve our region’s resources.

GMO Free Maui / www.gmofreemaui.org

GMO-Free Maui strives to bring people of like interest together in order to see our children and grandchildren grow up in a healthy world.

 

National

Center for Food Safety / www.centerforfoodsafety.org

CFS engages in legal, scientific and grassroots initiatives to guide national and international policymaking on critical food safety issues.

Californians for GE-Free Agriculture  / www.calgefree.org

The Californians for GE-Free Agriculture brings together farmer-based organizations with consumer and environmental groups to halt the introduction of GE crops.

Civil Eats / www.civileats.com

Civil Eats is a daily news source for critical thought about the American food system. It publishes stories that shift the conversation around sustainable agriculture in an effort to build economically and socially just communities.

Council for Responsible Genetics / www.gene-watch.org

CRG works through the media and concerned citizens to distribute accurate information and represent the public interest on emerging issues in biotechnology.

Environmental Commons / www.environmentalcommons.org

Environmental Commons opposes the uncontrolled expansion of GMOs, and supports communities democratically reaching decisions regarding the adoption and growing of GMO agriculture.

Farmer to Farmer Campaign / www.farmertofarmercampaign.com

The Farmer to Farmer Campaign on Genetic Engineering is a network of farm organizations from throughout the U.S. that seeks to build a farmer driven campaign focused on concerns around agricultural biotechnology.

Farm Aid / www.farmaid.org

Farm Aid helps to keep family farmers on their land to provide fresh, locally grown, healthful food by making grants to farm organizations, churches and service agencies in 44 states.

Food First / www.foodfirst.org

The Institute for Food and Development Policy, also known as Food First, is a “people’s think-and-do tank.” Its mission is to end the injustices that cause hunger, poverty and environmental degradation throughout the world.

Genetic Engineering Action Network / www.geaction.org

The Genetic Engineering Action Network (GEAN) is a diverse network of grassroots activists, NGOs, farmer and farm advocacy groups, academics and scientists who have come together to work on the myriad of issues surrounding biotechnology.

Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism / www.ipcb.org

The IPCB is organized to assist indigenous peoples in the protection of their genetic resources, indigenous knowledge, cultural and human rights from the negative effects of biotechnology.

Just Label It / www.justlabelit.org

Hundreds of organizations representing the health care community, consumer advocates, farmers, concerned parents, environmentalists, food and farming organizations, businesses, the faith-based community, and others concerned with protecting the consumer’s right to know, have joined together to petition the FDA and demand the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.

National Family Farm Coalition / www.nffc.net

NFFC serves as a national link for grassroots organizations working on family farm issues, including GMOs.

Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association / www.osgata.org

OSGATA develops, protects and promotes the organic seed trade and its growers, and assures that the organic community has access to high quality organic seed, free of contaminants and adapted to the diverse needs of local organic agriculture.

Pesticide Action Network / www.panna.org

PAN North America, or PANNA works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. As one of five PAN Regional Centers worldwide, it links local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens’ action network.

The Institute for Responsible Technology / www.responsibletechnology.org

The Institute for Responsible Technology is a world leader in educating policy makers and the public about genetically modified (GM) foods and crops. It investigates and reports their risks and impact on health, environment, the economy, and agriculture.

The Non GMO Project / www.nongmoproject.org

The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices.

The Organic Consumers Association / www.organicconsumers.org

The OCA is a grassroots nonprofit public interest organization which deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, corporate accountability and environmental sustainability.

The True Food Network / www.truefoodnow.org

The True Food Network is the Center for Food Safety’s grassroots action network, where concerned citizens can voice their opinions about critical food safety issues, and advocate for a socially just and sustainable food system.

 

International

GM Watch / www.gmwatch.org

GM Watch is an independent organization that seeks to counter the enormous corporate political power and propaganda of the biotech industry and its supporters.

GMO Compass / www.gmo-compass.org

GMO Compass is a comprehensive website and database of GMO food-related information that was created within the European Commission’s Sixth Framework Programme.

Navdanya / www.navdanya.org

Navdanya is a participatory research initiative founded by world-renowned scientist and environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shiva. Navdanya has created awareness on the hazards of genetic engineering, defended people’s knowledge from biopiracy and food rights in the face of globalization.