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History Must Be Made
The pressure is on to mandate gmo labeling in the United States! Which will be the first state? The folks in Connecticut certainly have been working hard to label GMO’s on food labels. Leading the fight are Analiese Paik & Tara Cook-Littman, the founders of the Right to Know CT, a campaign to support HB 5117 and the mandatory labeling of Genetically Engineered foods.
The Petition Has Gone Viral
Thanks to social media, once again, the word is getting out. All over social media the news has been spreading about the fight in Connecticut to mandate GMO labeling. Click here to take action and sign the petition that thousands of others have signed!
Where’s The Beef? Talk About “Whole Support!”
Considering the fact that conscious consumers do look at the labels and do demand that the food they buy is certified organic and gmo-free, Tara found a whole lot of frustration when she reached out to Whole Foods corporate with no success in obtaining their support.
Tune in to this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer is joined by special guests Analiese Paik & Tara Cook-Littman founders of the Right to Know CT, a campaign to support HB 5117 and the mandatory labeling of Genetically Engineered foods. Click here to listen to the interview!
Meet The Dynamic Duo!
Analiese Paik is a sustainable food advocate, founder and editor of the award-winning website FairfieldGreenFoodGuide.com. The site is Fairfield County’s premier destination for local and sustainable food resources, news and events. Paik is one of the founders of the Right to Know CT, a campaign to support HB 5117 and the mandatory labeling of Genetically Engineered foods. Paik holds a Master of Business Administration degree and worked in marketing management positions in various sectors of the financial services industry before attending culinary and wine schools. She is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, and studied wine at the International Wine Center in New York City where she received a certificate in wine from the UK’s Wine and Spirit Education Trust. Paik is an avid organic gardener and home cook and delights in teaching these skills to her two school-aged sons. Analiese is a board member of Slow Food Metro North, a local chapter of Slow Food USA, and a member of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut (NOFA), Aspetuck Land Trust, Friends of Ambler Farm, and a registered American Farmland Trust and Seafood Watch Advocate.
Tara Cook-Littman is a certified Holistic Health Counselor from The Integrative Institute for Nutrition based in New York City. She currently has a private practice as a Health Counselor guiding clients on a journey to wellness by helping them learn about healthful eating, managing stress levels, feeding their families better and helping them stay active. Tara is also a member of the staff at the Institute For Responsible Technology, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Tara began her career as a New York City Prosecutor and is putting her public speaking and advocacy skills to use as a health counselor by leading seminars and also advocating for better food policy within our government. Please visit her blog