Recently a group of local farmers in Oregon’s Rogue Valley joined together to create the Our Family Farms Coalition (OFFC). Their first priority: pass the Family Farms Measure (15-119) on May 20, 2014 and keep genetically engineered crops out of Jackson County.
Of course, the drifting spray of 2,4-D will kill all sorts of other plants, including fruit trees. And there is that species called Human. Have a little lymphoma with your corn chowder.
The battle to save Polish farmland from corporate buy-outs continues. Tractors have been blockading government institutions from 14 January.
How can we be assured that organic seeds and the crops grown from those seeds are really organic and free of GMOs? The answer is – we can’t.
What’s the difference between government/corporate thugs declaring that their contamination is an “act of God” and me? There is none. Except that the government and its biotech owners are above the law and we the people are under it. Way under it.
The Subcommittee concluded that science at the FDA is in a precarious position: the Agency suffers from serious scientific deficiencies and is not positioned to meet current or emerging regulatory responsibilities.