Barbara H. Peterson on August 13th, 2014

We are creatures of habit, easily distracted. Distracted with a pretty label that makes us feel “safe.” Meanwhile, the GMO juggernaut rolls on, and the pesticides associated with them pollute the rest of the world with toxic waste.

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Barbara H. Peterson on October 5th, 2013

Strips local communities of the ability to ban or label GMOs.

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Barbara H. Peterson on October 2nd, 2013

The stakes couldn’t be higher. Today the Oregon legislature could pass SB 633 (LC 5), Oregon’s Monsanto Protection Act, which would strip local countys’ control over seeds, food and agriculture and deny county elected officials’ ability to keep GMO crops from contaminating farmers’ fields.

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Barbara H. Peterson on September 25th, 2013

The “Monsanto Protection Act” has been removed from the Senate Continuing Resolution appropriations bill, which funds the government for another three months past September 30, 2013. The U.S. House added the rider to the version they sent to the Senate.

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