BFC Action Alerts Digest 4/11/11

From the Brooklyn Food Coalition

Support the Fair Wages For New Yorkers Act

The Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act was introduced to City Council on May 25, 2010. It requires that developers who receive major taxpayer-funded subsidies must pay at least a living wage for the jobs they create.

The Food Policy Committee is drafting a letter of support on behalf of the Brooklyn Food Coalition, but we encourage you to send a message of support to your City Council Member. Go to Living Wage NYC’s webform to send your message.
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GMO: The Right to Know

Do you know what genetically modified organisms are? Do you want to know if they’re in your food? Read more about GMOs in our food in this blog post by Nutrition Evolution. One of the best ways to stay on top of the issue is to join Millions Against Monsanto. If you would like to join other BFC members in organizing an anti-GMO event on World Food Day (October 16) contact us at info@brooklynfoodcoalition.org.

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