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Get Genetically Engineered Vaccines Out of Organic Food!

Green Lifestyle  (tags: gmo, gmo vaccines, organic, protection, vaccines, food )

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Genetic engineering is excluded from organic, with one exception: genetically modified vaccines. The Organic Consumers Association is taking action to call on the USDA to train certifiers to identify genetically modified vaccines and block their use.

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Giorgio K (10)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 5:34 pm
Signed petition.

Julie P (54)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 5:36 pm
From the website of the Organic Consumers association:

"Genetic engineering is excluded from organic. There is one exception: genetically modified vaccines. Under current law, genetically modified vaccines must be petitioned for use and reviewed by the National Organic Standards Board to be included on the National List of allowed substances. The problem is, the USDA National Organic Program hasn't been enforcing the law. Instead of asking the USDA to enforce the law, the National Organic Standards Board is recommending that the USDA change the law to remove the requirement that GMO vaccines be reviewed. The recommendation they passed would require non-GMO vaccines to be used whenever they are available, so it's not quite as bad as it could have been, but it would still allow any type of GMO vaccine to be used without review, as long as a certifier could be convinced that there were no non-GMO alternatives.

The Organic Consumers Association is taking action to prevent this misguided recommendation from being adopted by the USDA. We're calling on the USDA to enforce current law. The USDA should train certifiers to identify genetically modified vaccines and block their use."

Rock H (254)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 6:20 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Julie.

Roseann d (178)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 7:46 pm
Shooting GMOs right into your bloodstream. YIKES! Just another reason to say NO to GMOs and just say NO to Drugs.

Vicky P (476)
Friday May 25, 2012, 5:54 pm
S and N

Sandra M Z (114)
Friday May 25, 2012, 10:39 pm
Organic Consumers Association is a GREEN STAR!

Donate Now to their MoneyBomb! To Make it Law that ALL GMO foods must be Labeled, so people will know to avoid them, like they do in many other countries.

S & N, Thank you Julie.

Brianna B (0)
Sunday May 27, 2012, 8:55 am
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