Yahoo Finance – February 19, 2016 – If you own stock in a publicly traded company, you’ll soon receive an email or package in the mail. Either will announce important issues up for a vote … MORE
LEXOLOGY – Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP – June 5, 2015 – The shareholder advocacy group As You Sow has announced the success of a three-year campaign targeting baby formula purportedly made with ingredients derived … MORE
DAIRY REPORTER – May 28, 2015 – Abbott Laboratories’ decision to launch two non-GMO infant formula products in the US is a “clear win for consumers and for shareholders,” says environmental health advocacy group As … MORE
DAIRY REPORTER – May 26, 2015 – Abbott Laboratories is launching a non-GMO version of its popular Similac Advance infant formula in the U.S.
AS YOU SOW RELEASE – May 27, 2015 – Abbott Laboratories, producer of market-leading Similac Advance baby formula, has announced that it will offer a version of its formula made without genetically modified organisms (GMOs) … MORE
AS YOU SOW RELEASE – April 20, 2015 – For the third year in a row, shareholders at Abbott Laboratories’ annual meeting on April 24 will vote on a proposal to disclose which nutritional products … MORE
BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request the Board of Directors publish within six months, at reasonable cost and excluding proprietary information, a report on genetically engineered ingredients contained in nutritional products sold by Abbott. This report … MORE
SUSTAINABLE BRANDS – May 6, 2014 – Shareholders at Abbott Laboratories’ annual meeting last week sent a message to management and the Board of Directors — for the second year in a row — that … MORE
AS YOU SOW PRESS RELEASE – May 1, 2014 – Shareholders at Abott Laboratories’ annual meeting sent a message to management and the Board of Directors that they are concerned about the use of genetically … MORE
Shareholders request that unless long-term safety testing demonstrates that genetically engineered crops, organisms or products thereof are not harmful to humans, animals and the environment, the company’s board of directors adopt a policy to identify … MORE
CHICAGO TRIBUNE – October 9, 2013 – Voters support the idea of labeling by a wide margin, according to a September poll by Seattle-based Elway Research.
As You Sow Press Release
Abbott Laboratories is the maker of Similac Isomil infant formula, which contains both GMO corn and soy products. Abbott’s Decision to Offer GMO-Free Baby Formula Applauded by As You Sow Following Three Years of Shareholder … MORE
As You Sow asked Abbott Laboratories to adopt a policy of removing genetically engineered organisms (GMOs) from its nutritional products, to adopt the interim step of labeling, and to prepare a report to shareholders on … MORE
YAHOO! – May 7, 2013 – We talk a lot here about labeling of genetically modified ingredients. The fact is, we can probably surmise that tasty bag of snack chips likely got its start in … MORE
SUSTAINABLE BRANDS – May 1, 2013 – Abbott Laboratories last week rejected a proposal from shareholders to remove genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from its natural products, which includes its Similac baby formula.
Pressure Mounts to Remove GMOs from Infant Formula; Abbott Laboratories Shareholders Set To Vote on Non-GMO Policy
TRUTHOUT – April 29, 2013 – Shareholders of Abott Laboratories will vote on whether the manufacture of Similac, a leading brand of infant formula, should adopt a policy of sourcing ingredients that have not been … MORE
SOCIAL FUNDS – April 25, 2013 – Here in Vermont last month, the state’s House Agricultural Committee voted by a substantial margin in support of proposed legislation that would require labels on food products that … MORE