Posted by Rebekah Wilce on March 06, 2014

When the Grocery Manufacturers Association was sued for not disclosing the donors behind its heavyweight contribution to stop the Washington State ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods in 2013, the public learned a few interesting things about its funding and plans.

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Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on February 25, 2014

Today, the CMD released a new short film "Keystone PipeLIES Exposed" and major investigative report debunking key claims of proponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline as the State Department solicits comments from the public on its controversial environmental impact assessment.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on February 05, 2014

Congress passed a nearly trillion-dollar omnibus Farm Bill Tuesday after almost three years of debate that one analyst called "fairly epic." This major piece of legislation, which is generally under-covered by the mainstream media, sets farm and food policy for the next five years.

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Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by The PRW Staff on February 04, 2014

With the financial recovery looking more like the Great Recession, people are turning to the real goods and services of the earth economy.

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Posted by Rebekah Wilce on February 03, 2014

In a muddled attack on the Center for Media and Democracy and those who are concerned about produce grown in sewage sludge, "The Salt," parroted sewage sludge industry PR and misled readers.

Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by The PRW Staff on January 30, 2014

Raw milk was big news in the national media just before Christmas.

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Posted by The PRW Staff on January 30, 2014

Did you see President Obama’s State of the Union? While the President had an optimistic tone, I saw the same theme of giving more power to corporations at the expense of the people.

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Posted by Rebekah Wilce on January 21, 2014

John Kinsman, a leader of the global food sovereignty movement who was deeply committed to equality, justice, and peace, passed away on January 20, 2014. In honor of his inspirational life and work, the Center for Media and Democracy's Food Rights Network is republishing the following 2011 profile of this "food and farm hero."

Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on January 15, 2014

CMD broke the story that the $12.9 billion-a-year natural and organic foods retailer Whole Foods Market has a policy of "don't ask, don't tell" when it comes to non-organic produce being grown in fields spread with sewage sludge, euphemistically called "biosolids." Since then, activists and PRWatch readers have sent emails to Whole Foods executives asking the company to require its suppliers to disclose this information and label it for customers. Now Whole Foods has announced that it will "prohibit the use of biosolids" as a requirement for produce suppliers.

Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by The PRW Staff on January 15, 2014

Whole Foods Market has agreed to stop selling produce grown in sewage sludge! Ask Whole Foods to make this announcement public, and tell them you’ll be watching to see that these changes are made.

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