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Nov 20, 2008
Focus: Safety
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

JOIN THE CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY'S PETITION

The Comment Period Ends Monday, November 24th!

 

From The Center for Food Safety, Nov. 19th, 2008: 

 

"In the waning months of the Bush administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has joined the ranks of federal agencies rushing through new regulations that weaken protections for human health and the environment. USDA has released a proposed rule that would significantly weaken oversight of all genetically engineered crops, and which continue to allow companies to grow food crops engineered to produce drugs and industrial chemicals.

The USDA began this process over four years ago by promising stricter oversight.  Unfortunately, improvements considered early on have been dismissed, and the proposed rule now has the same gaping holes as the policy it is replacing, and creates a few new ones, as well.  For instance . . ." 
Read more here and Join the Petition!   

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Posted: Nov 20, 2008 9:42am

 

 
 
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