Donate in May to help CAGJ earn $5,000 Matching Grant!


Sign-up/Renew your CAGJ Membership in May, and your gift will be DOUBLED Every year in the Spring we rally our community to support CAGJ by pledging money or time.  In celebration of CAGJ’s 15th anniversary, your…

Huff Post: Yes, We Need No GMO Bananas

super banana

Our campaign is highlighted by our friends at Food First on Huffington Post in this great article co-written by our ISU student allies, Ahna Kruzic, Angie Carter and Rivka Fidel. Please comment at Huff Post and…

Tickets on Sale for SLEE Dinner July 9th – Keynote by Anuradha Mittal


ISU Student Analysis: When a banana is much more than a banana


Originally posted to FOOD FIRST BLOG By Ahna Kruzic, Angie Carter and Rivka Fidel    | 03.07.2016 The authors are currently graduate students at or recently graduated from Iowa State University. CAGJ’s AGRA Watch campaign coordinates closely…

Berta Cáceres, Presente!


It is with a heavy heart that we share the devastating news of the assassination last night of Berta Cáceres, Honduran indigenous leader and winner of the 2015 Goldman Prize and Romero Prize. CAGJ hosted part…

AGRA Watch Action Report: Petition signed by over 57,000 delivered to Gates Foundation and ISU


February 15, 2016: Petition calling for halt of GMO banana human trials delivered to Gates Foundation and Iowa State University Photos -See professional photographer Jonathan Lee’s photos on Facebook here. -See CAGJ’s photos on Facebook here….

AGRA WATCH PRESS RELEASE: Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ames Contact: Hannah Dankbar  515-867-1731 Seattle Contact: Heather Day  206-724-2243 Salk Institute Contact: David Schubert  858-453-4100 x1528 Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas Simultaneous demonstrations in Ames and…

Petitions pressure Iowa State University to cease testing of GM Banana on humans

Dec 2015 petition delivery

PHOTO: ISU graduate student Jackie Nester hands over 950 petitions to Dean Wintersteen’s administrative staff. CAGJ’s AGRA Watch campaign is pleased to announce that the students we have worked closely with at Iowa State University on…

From the WTO to the Cop21: People’s Movements Demand Justice


Blog post by Food Justice Project Co-Chair Chris Iberle, and Director Heather Day

We call on the Gates Foundation to divest from fossil fuels AND agribusiness!

LVC Climate Justice

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