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Center for Food Safety Launches Campaign to Stop Dow Chemical's "Agent Orange" Crops ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!

Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, health, ESDA, Dow Chemical, society, safety, food, protection, humans, ethics, news )

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The campaign includes a petition to drive comments to the USDA opposing the approval of Dow Chemical's new GE crops. The campaign features a petition to the USDA and President Obama, a website, and an animated video examining Dow Chemical's sordid history

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elderberry C. (47)
Friday January 31, 2014, 4:01 pm
S & Tweeted Tx

natasha salgado (717)
Friday January 31, 2014, 4:04 pm
S+S-thx Carrie

Kit B. (276)
Friday January 31, 2014, 4:22 pm

Signed and shared the petition. One little spark of light, people are beginning to divest from Dow, Monsanto, Cargill, and all of the GMO companies. I guess no one wants to be at the heart of the coming law suits.

This paragraph sums it up for me:

2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid), produced by Dow Chemical, was a component of “Agent Orange,” the toxic defoliant used in Vietnam. 2,4-D and other herbicides of its class have been independently associated with deadly immune system cancers, Parkinson’s disease, endocrine disruption, and reproductive problems.

Dow Chemical is marketing 2,4-D resistant crops as a purported “solution” to weed resistance spurred by the adoption of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready --

If it kills the weeds and kills pests, it is toxic. Have we learned nothing from Rachel Carson?


Elizabeth M. (65)
Friday January 31, 2014, 5:13 pm
Noted and absolutely signed. Do these Big Corporations think that the general public have no smarts??
Just a slight mention of Agent Orange, and everyone knows it is toxic, the same for 2,4-D, which was banned in Canada for many years, and now is back on shelves. There should be a massive lawsuit, to put these Corporations down,
Thanks Carrie.

JL A. (281)
Friday January 31, 2014, 5:29 pm
signed via email, noted now; thanks for posting Carrie

Christeen Anderson (659)
Friday January 31, 2014, 5:33 pm

Lois Jordan (63)
Friday January 31, 2014, 5:39 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Carrie.

Ondine J. (134)
Friday January 31, 2014, 5:57 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Carrie

Lyn Z. (301)
Friday January 31, 2014, 6:05 pm
Noted & signed. Thanks, Carrie.

Walter F. (129)
Friday January 31, 2014, 8:30 pm
Noted and signed

DebbieSiteIssue S. (30)
Friday January 31, 2014, 8:47 pm
Signed, noted and shared with others. A fight we all need to be concerned about, I do not feel this is in any way a political issue, after all everyone needs to eat untainted food.

Vicky P. (476)
Friday January 31, 2014, 9:22 pm
noted, signed

Beverly Fjobhunting (86)
Friday January 31, 2014, 10:12 pm
Done ~ Thank you Carrie!

Jeanne Young (19)
Friday January 31, 2014, 10:22 pm
Noted - signed-shared - Heaven above! Not just a toxic GMO, but one that will just naturally increase the use of 2, 4-D !!!!
Just in case we somehow manage to handle the warming climate and consequences, we can look forward to the incredibly persistant effects KNOWN to be caused by that - - -

Angelene B. (148)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 1:44 am

Bridget Robertson (106)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 4:05 am
Noted and signed. TY

Kerrie G. (118)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 6:21 am
Noted, thanks.

Birgit W. (159)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 8:33 am

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 9:32 am
signed and noted thanks

Lona Goudswaard (90)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 10:32 am
I'm not sure if it'll do any good if I sign, but did it anyway. S&N

S S. (0)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 11:59 am
Thank you.

Terrie Williams (799)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 12:02 pm
Signed and shared in private email, noted.

linda b. (186)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 1:00 pm
Signed, thanks Carrie.

Athena F. (131)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 3:38 pm

Arlene C. (76)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 4:27 pm

Patsy Olive (0)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 4:43 pm
noted signed & tweeted.

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 11:58 am
Thank you! (s, n, p, t, e)

Edith B. (146)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 10:15 pm
Noted, signed and shared.

Anne F. (17)
Monday February 3, 2014, 11:15 am
manufacture and use of this toxic chemical is not in our best interests

Melania Padilla (197)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 9:09 am

Fran F. (122)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 12:36 am
Gladly signed and noted, thanks, Carrie.
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