Real wild caught Alaskan salmon burgers with no GMOs, fillers, or other nastiness! BPA-free canned albacore tuna! Smoked oysters! Wild caught salmon roe!
Forgive my spazzing, but I am EXCITED to bring you this amazing giveaway from one of the few companies dedicated to providing sustainable, wild caught, nutrient-dense seafood. This week, I am giving away a $500 gift certificate to Vital Choice to help raise awareness (and money) for the upcoming election on Prop 37 in California.
Am I a California resident? No. Why do I care about a California law? Because if it passes in the popular election this November 6th, it will be the first law of its kind in this country. It will set the stage for other states passing similar laws. And ultimately, it will cripple GMO behemoths like Monsanto!
What’s Prop 37? It’s a labeling law. It will require that all foods sold in California that contain GMOs be labeled as such.
Surveys and polls have consistently shown that, if given a choice, the vast majority of people would not willingly eat genetically-modified foods. They’d choose a similar food made without GMOs.
But because we have no laws requiring GMOs be labeled, most consumers regularly and unwittingly consume foods containing GMO ingredients. That’s because 94% of the soybeans and 88% of the corn grown in the U.S. is genetically-modified. Corn, corn derivatives, and soybeans are in more than 75% of the food sold at the supermarket.
What does this mean for you?
Unless you’re consciously opting out of consuming GMOs, you’re probably eating GMOs every day.
You are involuntarily participating in the greatest science experiment ever conducted on the human public.
Why should you care about Prop 37?
Even if you aren’t a California resident (and I am not), you have a lot to win if Prop 37 passes. Food manufacturers will be forced to label GM-containing foods if they want to sell in California. The consequences of this will rock the nation.
These food makers will either opt to stop selling in CA (unlikely, but possible for some of the smaller companies), or will change their labels. If they update their labels to reflect GM-ingredients, they will face two choices. The more expensive one will be to have a CA label outlining GMOs and a non-CA label for the rest of the country. The more economical option will be to have a single, nationwide label admitting to the presence of GMOs. Hence the saying, “As goes California, so goes the nation.”
What can you do?
First, you can join me in helping to raise awareness of the campaign to get Prop 37 passed. Enter this giveaway! Share it with your friends and family.
Second, you can join the multitude of smaller natural and organic food companies fighting to get Prop 37 passed by donating to the campaign.
Monsanto and other Big Food corporations have raised more than $32 Million to campaign against Prop 37!
Want to know how much the grassroots Yes on Prop 37 campaign has raised? About $4 Million. Most of those funds are coming from smaller natural and organic food companies like Vital Choice.
Before founding Vital Choice in 2001, Northwest Washington native Randy Hartnell spent more than 20 years as a commercial fisherman in Alaska. Today, Vital Choice is a leading source for fast home delivery of the world’s finest wild Alaskan seafood, whole-food supplements, and organic fare. Vital Choice foods are among the purest available, and are sustainably harvested from healthy, well-managed wild fisheries and organic farms. The company’s products are recognized for their superior taste and health benefits, and endorsed by leading health and wellness experts, including physicians specializing in nutrition, pediatrics, and integrative health care.
How to enter the Giveaway
All you have to do is use the Rafflecopter widget below to:
1. Sign up for my weekly newsletter (or send in a postcard — see official rules for details)
2. Make a voluntary donation to Yes on Prop 37 (or leave a comment below)
3. If you make a donation, be sure to fill out the form below the Raffelcopter widget to verify your entry.
You don’t have to donate to win — this is voluntary — but hopefully you’ll find a way to donate something! Even if you can only donate $10, please do! Remember, every dollar given to this campaign will help. It will go to buying radio and TV ad time in these critical last few weeks before the November 6th elections.
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PLEASE NOTE: This sweepstakes is open to US residents only; residents of Florida, New York or Rhode Island are not eligible.
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