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PETITION - It's Time to Label GMOs: America's Right to Know
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Labeling, GMO risks, right to know, politics, Food Safety, freedom to choose, consumers at risk, responsibility, protection, honesty )

Sabine
- 13 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
While on the campaign trail in 2007, Barack Obama promised to label GMO foods if elected. Now's the time! Today, an estimated 75% of processed foods contain GMOs. Tell President Obama you agree that the U.S. needs GMO labeling "because Americans...
PETITION - Urgent! Tell Sec. Vilsack to Back Off and Let Vermont's GMO Labeling Law Take Effect!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Labeling, law, monsanto, right to know, Food Safety, right to choose, responsibility, ethics, dishonesty, politics, consumer protection )

Sabine
- 33 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
As the calendar flips over to 2016, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Monsanto and the rest of the GMO junk food industry are growing ever more desperate to prevent Vermont's GMO labeling law (Act 120) from taking effect on July 1, 2016.
PETITION - Urgent: Act Before December 11 to Stop the Sneak Attack on GMO Labels!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: monsanto, GMO Labeling, healthy food, Food Safety, congress, dishonesty, lobbyists, dark act, sneak attack, politics )

Sabine
- 67 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Monsanto's friends in Congress will try to slip a version of the DARK Act (H.R. 1599), the bill that would Deny Americans the Right to Know about GMOs, into the end-of-year appropriations bill.
PETITION - Don't Let Monsanto Write the Rules on GMOs!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Foods, labeling food, Food Safety, lobbyists, big company rules, dishonesty, risks, bad business, politics, regulations )

Sabine
- 88 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Deadline tomorrow: Tell President Obama - It's time to FIX our broken GMO regulations. For the past 2 decades U.S. regulations on GMOs have been written By and For Monsanto - it's time for that change!
Tell Obama You Want Safety Testing, Tighter Regulations and Labels on GMOs - DEADLINE NOV. 13. 2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Labeling, Food Safety, testing, tighter regulations, healthy food, Transparency, right to know, honesty, politics )

Sabine
- 95 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
If you're not clear about how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are regulated in this country, it's no wonder. Not one, but three government agencies - the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and...
Senators, Please No DARK Act "Sneak Attack"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senators, GMO Labeling, Monsanto Control, sneak attack, Food Safety, corruption, responsibility, honesty )

Sabine
- 150 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Could Monsanto and Big Food do an end run around the Senate on GMO labeling? Yes, if history is any lesson. They could do it by launching a "sneak attack". And there are several versions of the "sneak attack" they could use.
Help Stop Monsanto!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Monsanto Protection Bill, GMO Labeling, food healthcare, responsible government, Food Safety, consumer protection, food security, politics )

Sabine
- 191 days ago - fdn.actionkit.com
Breaking: Last week the House passed Monsanto's Poison Pill, H.R. 1599, by a vote of 275 to 150 to make it illegal for state's to label GMOs. We need your help to make sure this outrageous bill never passes the Senate and becomes law.
Demand That Congress Reject Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, congress, americans, fast track, jobs, environment, food safety, trade, world market, fair trade )

Nancy
- 317 days ago - activism.thenation.com
Fast track authority would allow the President to sign the TPP before Congress has voted to approve it, and then railroad the deal through Congress in only 90 days with limited debate and no amendments allowed.
U.S. Congress: Stop the King Amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill Campaign for Safe Food Petition By Campaign for Safe Food - PLEA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm bill, king amendment, GMO, food safety, healthcongress )

Judith
- 770 days ago - change.org
Right now, a House and Senate conference committee is hashing out the details of the 2013 Farm Bill. Within the House version of the bill is an amendment offered by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) that has the potential to wipe out states' rights to label
Federal Government Shutdown: Impact on Food Safety May Compound Over Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government shutdown, food safety, USDA, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

Carrie
- 858 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Inspectors at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - which oversees 80 percent of the food supply - have been asked to turn in their government cell phones and not even check their work email until Congress passes a budget.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Why Is a Monsanto Lobbyist Serving as the FDA's Food Safety Czar?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food safety, lobby groups, Monsanto, lobbyists, usa, politics, government, ethics, obama, americans, corruption )

Cal
- 1613 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Please sign the Petition--"I urge President Obama to dump FDA Food Safety Czar Michael Taylor -- a former Monsanto lobbyist -- for failing to protect America's food supply."
Stop Criminalizing U.S. Citizens for Growing Their Own Food -- TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, nanny state, government, Food Safety )

Carole
- 1675 days ago - change.org
Julie Bass of Oak Park, Michigan -- a mother of 6, law-abiding citizen, and gardener -- is facing 93 days in jail after being charged with a misdemeanor. Her crime? Planting a vegetable garden in the front yard.
Conservative Cuts Have Consequences
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, budget cuts, programs eliminated, benefits slashed, politics, housing, republicans, healthcare, food safety, product safety, education, schools, disabled )

Norm
- 1826 days ago - ourfuture.org
Paul's challenge underscores the dishonesty of his budget, as well as those proposed by other conservatives. Paul and other conservatives wear their proposed budget as badges of honor, but they lack the courage to state clearly the human impact of their b
Obama Expected to Sign Food Safety Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, food safety, obama, goodnews, GoodNews, politics, news, media, usa )

Cal
- 1862 days ago - cnn.com
President Barack Obama on Tuesday was expected to sign the most sweeping overhaul of America's food safety system since 1938.
 

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