Beyond. Health and Wellness Magazine July 2016 - Page 20

The proposed law, in other words, is a fraud. It would not require any sort of GMO labeling that’s readable by human beings, and it would destroy the only existing labeling law that requires real, honest labeling (the Vermont law). As news of the betrayal spread across the internet, the Whole Foods Big Lie machine went into action, deliberately spreading false and misleading information via social media to deny the fact that Whole Foods’ own CEO, Walter Robb, is on the record openly supporting this Monsanto-engineered GMO fake labeling law (see below). Today, in response to a widely publicized article on Natural News that quoted a breaking story from Food Democracy Now, Whole Foods posted the following lie on its Facebook page: There is no truth to these claims. We have always advocated for more transparency in the marketplace, because we believe people have a right to know what’s in their food... Our commitment is to true transparency, and our policy will not accept QR codes or 1-800 numbers as valid ways of identifying foods that may contain GMOs. food’ industry leaders back Senate GMO compromise” by Helena Bottemiller Evich, Politico published the following: (bolding added) ASPEN, Colo. - Three leading voices in the socalled “good food” sector today urged support for the Senate’s bipartisan compromise on GMO labeling, a bill that would preempt Vermont’s labeling law and provide options for companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients. Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, Jeff Dunn, president of Campbell Fresh, and Sam Kass, a former White House adviser who now works with food tech companies, all praised Sens. Pat Roberts an d Debbie Stabenow for coming to an agreement on a national solution during a panel discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival. “It’s not perfect, but it’s progress not perfection,” said Dunn, who noted that Campbell’s was the first major food company to voluntarily label its products. “It’s a step in the right direction.” [Walter] Robb said it was an “incredible thing” that the senators came together and compromised during a dysfunctional time. He said he hopes that lawmakers can soon move on to other things. ...Kass, who has already lauded the Senate for the compromise, said he’d prefer onpack labels, but argued that advocates got 75 percent of what they wanted and the deal should be supported. Whole Foods CEO contradicts the Whole Foods social media liars who try to deceive the public Whole Foods CEO Walter Robb captured on video openly supporting Monsanto-engineered GMO fake labeling law Yet, this fraudulent denial flies in the face of Whole Foods CEO Walter Robb’s own statements to the media, reported in Politico Pro and also recorded on video (see video link below). In this article entitled, “‘Good For further proof that Whole Foods’ deceptive spin social media team is lying to your face, just watch this Aspen Institute video recorded three days ago. 20