H/t reader squodgy:
“Dead and Buried….ALL of us….this is our last chance.
All three articles …
– Defying Voters’ Wishes, House Passes the DARK Act
– Here’s The Politicians Who Were Paid to Make GMO Labeling Illegal
– National Geographic is the propaganda arm of Monsanto, the world’s most evil corporation
… in full down below.
– Defying Voters’ Wishes, House Passes the DARK Act (ANH USA on
This dangerous, biotech-industry-friendly GMO labeling legislation is on its way to the Senate, but the fight is far from over. Action Alert!
As we reported last week, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) introduced a bill that has been championed by the Monsantos of the world, not to mention the Big Food industry. The deceptively titled “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015” would preempt state efforts to pass mandatory GMO labeling laws with a completely voluntary standard. It would also block communities and states from banning the cultivation of GMO crops.
A voluntary standard? What company that uses GMO ingredients would voluntarily disclose that fact? You may remember the devastating quote from an employee of a Monsanto subsidiary back in ’94: “If you put a label on genetically engineered food, you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it.” In other words, if it’s voluntary, consumers will never see a label containing the information they have overwhelmingly said they want. That’s why pro-labeling advocates have called the bill the “DARK” (“Deny Americans the Right to Know”) Act. Continue reading »