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Aug 10, 2017, 09:00 ET Organic Consumers Activists in Seven US Cities and Mexico City Dump Weedkiller-Contaminated Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) will hold protests today against Ben & Jerry's, a subsidiary of Unilever, in seven US cities, and Mexico City....


Jul 25, 2017, 11:57 ET Organic Consumers Association: Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Tests Positive for Roundup Herbicide Ingredient, Glyphosate

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today reported that 10 of 11 samples of Ben & Jerry's ice cream tested positive for glyphosate, the key...


Jul 25, 2017, 11:57 ET Organic Consumers Association: helados Ben & Jerry's dan positivo en pruebas para detectar el herbicida de uso más generalizado, el glifosato

El día de hoy Organic Consumers Association (Asociación de Consumidores Orgánicos, OCA) reportó que 10 de 11 muestras de helado Ben & Jerry's dieron...


Oct 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Historic International Monsanto Tribunal Begins in The Hague

The organizers of the International Monsanto Tribunal and People's Assembly addressed international journalists today at an opening press conference...


Jul 15, 2016, 12:10 ET Groups Will Deliver nearly 250,000 Signatures Demanding President Obama Veto Federal Bill to Preempt Vermont's GMO Labeling Law

On Friday at 1 p.m., right-to-know activists representing more than 100 organizations will deliver petitions, signed by nearly 250,000 people so far, ...


Jul 13, 2016, 12:12 ET Monsanto Tribunal Names Panel of International Judges

The International Monsanto Tribunal, which the Organic Consumers Association is a part of, named three international judges to co-chair the citizens' ...


Jun 23, 2016, 03:16 ET Organic Consumers Statement on Senate Move to Overturn Vermont GMO Labeling Law

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today issued this statement concerning an agreement reached by U.S. Senate leaders on a bill to preempt...


Dec 03, 2015, 08:00 ET Grupos ambientales, de justicia, agricultura y paz someterán a Monsanto a tribunal en una corte internacional por crímenes contra la salud humana y el medio ambiente en Corte Internacional del Pueblo en La Haya

Organic Consumers Association (OCA), IFOAM International Organics, Navdanya, Regeneration International (RI), y Millions Against Monsanto, grupos...


Dec 03, 2015, 08:00 ET Global Food, Farming and Environmental Justice Groups Send Monsanto to a Tribunal for Crimes Against Human Health and the Environment in International People's Court in The Hague

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA), IFOAM International Organics, Navdanya, Regeneration International (RI), and Millions Against Monsanto,...


Feb 14, 2011, 05:01 ET Over 9,900 Upset Consumers Tell Fair Trade Certifier 'No Thanks' on Name Change

North America's largest consumer advocacy organization, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), which represents over 850,000 consumers, announced...


Jan 10, 2011, 02:16 ET Organic Consumers Association and Dr. Bronner’s File Federal Trade Commission Complaint to Stop TransFair's 'FairWash' of Personal Care

North America's largest consumer advocacy organization, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), which represents over 850,000 members, is...


Jun 16, 2010, 12:03 ET Whole Foods Market Imposes One-Year Deadline on Brands to Drop Bogus Organic Label Claims and Calls for Federal Regulation of Personal Care Products

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA), the nation's largest consumer group dedicated to organic integrity, is pleased the nation's largest natural...


May 07, 2010, 02:46 ET Monday May 10, 2010: Cow in Boston Common for "Raw Milk Drink In"

Raw milk enthusiasts and dairy farmers will bring a cow to Boston Common for a "Raw Milk Drink In" and gather on State House steps for press...


Mar 10, 2010, 01:45 ET Protest at Natural Products Trade Show to Expose Organic Fraud

Friday, March 12 at 10am, The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) will hold a protest outside of the largest annual gathering of the natural and...


Jan 14, 2010, 10:45 ET Organic Consumers Association and Certified Organic Brands File Federal Complaint with USDA Against Organic Personal Care 'Cheater Brands'

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA), along with certified organic personal care brands Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, Intelligent Nutrients, and...