Today, the U.S. Senate voted to limit further discussion of GMO labeling in America, lending support to a bill heavily favored by Monsanto.
An organized PR attack on organic food has been running for years. Despite denials by participants, it has been heavily funded by Monsanto.
The FDA has issued its technical comments to the Senate Agriculture Committee on the proposed GMO labeling bill being put forward by Senators Roberts and Stabenow, and they are strongly critical.
A number of members of the National Academy of Sciences committee tasked with advising on future regulation of the biotechnology industry, have financial ties to the same industry.
A “compromise” on GMO labeling had been reached by the Senate, but the only thing being compromised is the integrity of GMO labeling in America.
Senate Agriculture Committee members set up a deal on nationwide GMO labeling law that will continue to leave consumers largely in the dark about the GMO content of their groceries.
There is nothing smart about smart labels. In fact, they would make product information more difficult to access, are deeply discriminatory, and potentially set a dangerous precedent.
The Senate Appropriations Committee may consider an unacceptable policy rider that would block USDA from putting the new organic animal welfare regulations into effect.
Rick Friday is not only a hero to farmers around the country, but increasingly a hero to American families, too.
The Monsanto-sponsored DARK Act is raising its head again to “support” GMO labeling but with QR “smart codes” instead of plain English.