Reports

As You Sow has produced over two dozen reports on a wide range of issues. Click a report subject below to navigate.



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Slipping Through the Cracks: An Issue Brief on Nanomaterials in Foods

Nanomaterials 2013

Slipping Through the Cracks is designed to inform companies, investors, and consumers about the emerging use of engineered nanomaterials in food and food related products. It highlights the potential risks of nanotechnology for companies who are knowingly or unknowingly using it in their products and for public health.

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Sourcing Framework For Food and Food Packaging Products Containing Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials 2011

As You Sow's first-of-its-kind framework is designed to help food companies make informed decisions regarding sourcing products containing nanomaterials.

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Seeking Safer Packaging: Ranking Packaged Food Companies on BPA

Bisphenol A 2010

This report by Green Century and As You Sow builds on the first edition of Seeking Safer Packaging, published in April 2009, which ranked food and beverage companies on their efforts to address BPA in their product packaging. In this edition, the number of companies analyzed has expanded to include major U.S. retail companies that sell private-label canned products.

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Seeking Safer Packaging: Ranking Packaged Food Companies on BPA

Bisphenol A 2009

Seeking Safer Packaging, published in April 2009, ranks food and beverage companies on their efforts to address BPA in their product packaging. Consumers, the media, and public officials alike are becoming increasingly concerned about bisphenol A (BPA), an endocrine-disrupting chemical used in hard clear plastic and can linings.

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Monsanto & Genetic Engineering: Risk for Investors

GMOs 2005

The controversy over genetically modified food has the potential to result in large-scale market and consumer backlash, which together pose material risks for investors of companies using GMOs. These material risks include the potential for financial liability if their company’s products result in environmental or health problems.

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Risky Business: Financial Risks that Genetically Engineered Foods Pose to Kraft Foods, Inc. and Shareholders

GMOs 2003

The controversy over genetically modified food has the potential to result in large-scale market and consumer backlash, which together pose material risks for investors of companies using GMOs. These material risks include the potential for financial liability if their company’s products result in environmental or health problems.

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Genetically Engineered Food and Financial Risk

GMOs 2001

The controversy over genetically modified food has the potential to result in large-scale market and consumer backlash, which together pose material risks for investors of companies using GMOs. These material risks include the potential for financial liability if their company’s products result in environmental or health problems.