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Zack Kaldveer is the Assistant Media Director for the Organic Consumers Association.

Zack served as the Assistant Media Director for California's Prop 37 campaign (labeling of genetically modified foods) and was the former Communications Director of the Consumer Federation of California and Editor of the California Progress Report. Zack has also worked as an advocate, writer, and strategist on a diverse range of local, statewide, and national issues including environmental, social and economic justice, education reform, privacy rights, election integrity, corporate accountability, peace and nuclear non-proliferation, and human rights.

Zack received a Bachelor's Degree from the University of California at San Diego in Communications, and a Master's Degree from San Diego State University, also in Communications.

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Saturday, February 16, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Mark Lynas Mythology: The GMO "Conversion" NON-Story, By Zack Kaldveer
Details the truth behind the Mark Lynas "gmo conversion mythology" so widely, and erroneously, covered by the mainstream press.

Saturday, November 3, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Prop 37 and Corporate Lies in the Post Truth Era, By Zack Kaldveer
(2 comments) An analysis of the upcoming historic vote in California over whether to label genetically engineered foods.

Friday, October 19, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pesticide Industry-Backed Opponents of Prop 37 Caught in Possible Criminal Act
(4 comments) The $36 million No on 37 campaign, bankrolled by $20 million from the world's six largest pesticide companies, has been caught in yet another lie, this time possibly criminal.

Monday, October 8, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
CA Prop 37: Tobacco/DDT Advocate Henry Miller and the Dubious Scientific Credibility of Labeling Opponents
(2 comments) The No on Prop 37 campaign's first tv ad was pulled due its "top scientist" - Henry Miler - misrepresenting himself and the university he works for in it. Miller's record as a corporate shill posing as a credible scientist includes global warming denying (for Exxon), DDT/Tobacco advocacy (for Phillip M), privatizing some of the FDA's over-site functions, and claiming some Fukushima radiation victims may benefit from it.

Monday, October 1, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
$34.4 Million Can't Seem To Buy Prop 37 (GM Food-Labeling Bill) Opponents Their Own Facts, By Zack Kaldveer
(2 comments) The article details the election fight over California's historic effort to label genetically modified foods (Proposition 37).

Thursday, August 16, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Prop 37 Solution to Walmart's Untested, Unlabeled, Toxin Spliced Corn
(1 comments) The article details Walmart's decision to mass market Monsanto's Bt Toxin corn. A toxin that acts as a pesticide INSIDE the corn that disintegrates the stomach linings of insects. No long-term studies have been done on how it may effect people and no labeling is currently required - as California's Prop 37 would if passed. Many scientists disagree with Monsanto and Walmart's claim the product is safe.

Thursday, July 26, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods: Whose Side Are You On?
The article makes the case why the labeling of genetically modified foods is necessary and who the opposition is to this basic, democratic right.