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370. Deb Shortess Food Coop Port Townsend – Our GMO Awareness Program

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Deb Shortess, Food Coop Port Townsend store inventory, pricing & systems (SIPS) Manager, explains the retail store’s GMO awareness program. They labeled their shelves with signage that shows what products are certified by the Non-GMO Project. For more information visit: Food Coop PT (http://foodcoop.coop); The Food Coop’s program was modeled from the Ukiah Natural Foods Co-op (http://www.ukiahcoop.com); Aug/Sept 2012 Article GMOS: A History…and why it’s hard to avoid them (http://foodcoop.coop/files/Page1-20_Coop_July_Aug_Sept_2012.pdf); QR Code Link From “Tips To Avoid GMOs” Sign Non-GMO Shopping Guide (http://www.nongmoshoppingguide.com/download.html); The “Non-GMO Project Verified” Seal Helping you make informed shopping decisions (http://www.nongmoproject.org/learn-more/understanding-our-seal). Additional videos featuring Beverly Goldie Facilitator GMO Awareness Group of the North Olympic Peninsula gathering signatures for I-522 outside the Food Coop Port Townsend can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Tr74Fz8VXY (Part 1) and http://youtu.be/SSqwCtVRcOw (Part 2).

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