The priority is to send a hard copy letter to Mayor Kenoi immediately, as he may be planning to veto the bill in the next couple of days.
Benton County, Oregon Community Rights Coalition issues a statement regarding the passage of SB 683, which tramples local community rights to a safe food system and the right to ban the planting of GMOs in that county.
The federal government pushes GMO technology on the market, the state government attempts to pass legislation prohibiting anyone from restricting this technology at the local level in the state, then the USDA says that if you get contaminated by this technology, oh well, the market will decide your fate.
While Vernon is on trial in the courtroom, raw milk is on trial in the court of public opinion. Join us for a “Grow Your Food Freedom” meeting and networking event happening in conjunction with the trial.
Read it and weep. The CEO of corporate America, on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, signed into law, the Monsanto Protection Act, which is section 735 of H.R. 933.
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require that food that contains a genetically engineered material, or that is produced with a genetically engineered material, be labeled accordingly. This bill is a re-introduction of H.R. 5577.