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Wenonah Hauter: USDA’s GMO Labeling Rule Keeps Consumers in the Dark for the Sake of Big Ag Profits

Washington, D.C. Dec. 20, 2018– Today the USDA released a final rule governing the consumer labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods. In response, Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter issued the following statement: This deceptive rule will keep people in the dark about what they’re eating and feeding their families. It is meant […]

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Wenonah Hauter: Trump tries to slip climate chaos report past Americans while they’re celebrating the holidays

Washington, D.C.  Nov. 23, 2018 – Today, Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment was released, delivering yet another pressing message on the urgency of climate change and its impacts on a broad range of issues. It reveals some of the environmental, economic and public health devastation in store, particularly for the most vulnerable […]

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Wenonah Hauter: President Obama’s Plan to Reroute Dakota Access Pipeline Misses the Mark

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 2, 2016 – Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch After months of unceasing pressure from peaceful water protectors at Standing Rock, people backed by unprecedented unity among North American tribes, it’s not surprising that President Obama has been forced to comment on the controversial Dakota Access pipeline. Now he needs […]