Start A Petition

Tell USDA To Reject "Agent Orange" Corn ACTION

Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, corn, GE, Dow, USDA, herbicides, toxins, health, food )

- 2325 days ago -
Agent Orange was the chemical defoliant used by the U.S. in Vietnam, and it caused lasting ecological damage as well as many serious medical conditions in both Vietnam veterans and the Vietnamese.

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


SANDRA R (144)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 8:38 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Sue H (7)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 9:18 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 10:23 am
Having earned my "Mag.rer.nat" in chemistry, I consider production + dissemination of organochlorine compounds like 2,4-D (or, cosiderably more so, 2,4,5-T) a crime against humanity.

This being said, for reasons of fairness I also point out, that 2,4-D was about 1/2 --and the less problematic half-- of Agent Orange (dissemination of which I consider a crime against humanity of unspeakable proportions)

wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 10:27 am
PS: do not believe the lies commonly told (e.g. repeatedly in wikipedia), that contamination [with dioxin] of the rainbow-herbicides was "discovered later" [than spraying in Vietnam, ie. 1961-1971]

It had been researched, and published by 1957. That's ninteen-FIFTY-seven.

And (I hope) I do not have to advice you to not believe the lies of the companies ( like Dow, Monsanto, Hercules, Bayer, ...) making profit from such poisons; and which are on record, and often even have been lawfully convicted, as habitual extreme liars.

Anne S (25)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 10:56 am

. (0)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 11:14 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 11:59 am
2x, tu Nancy

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 1:29 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Nancy!

Beth M (138)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 3:50 pm

Sara Williams (8)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 5:28 pm
They want to do WHAT?! Are they purposefully trying to kill us while making a profit off of selling us food??

Gary C (5)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 5:47 pm
This is unbelieveable after all the damage this crap has caused overseas they want to start spraying this insidious crap around America... These companies really are trying to kill everybody the proof is in the chemicals they are trying to use ....

Fran F (117)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 6:13 pm
Action taken. Thanks, Nancy!

Susanne R (235)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 9:01 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Nancy!

Julia R (297)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 11:48 pm
Action Taken! Thanks, Nancy!

Past Member (0)
Friday February 10, 2012, 4:41 am

. (1)
Friday February 10, 2012, 8:26 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

angela whatley (0)
Friday February 10, 2012, 9:20 am

Len A. (0)
Friday February 10, 2012, 12:30 pm
Have signed and hope that the powers that be will stop this dangerous action. There is enough evidence to prove that Agent Orange has been responsiblefor the deaths of many thousands of Vietnamese when 80 million litres were sprayed over Southern Vietnam for ten-years from 1961. In addtion to causing thousands of stillborn, it has left Vietnam with near to four million suffering today from its effects.

Can I suggest that readers wishing to know more should go to:

Vicky P (476)
Friday February 10, 2012, 1:00 pm
signed and noted

Alice B (241)
Friday February 10, 2012, 1:14 pm
NOTED & SIGNED. Agent Orange causes DNA mutations and thus harms generations to come.

W. C (7)
Friday February 10, 2012, 4:04 pm
Will sign, thank you.

Bonnie B (103)
Friday February 10, 2012, 8:20 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Nancy!

Gloria Morotti (14)
Friday February 10, 2012, 8:25 pm
Keep this poison out of my life and off the earth.

Esther Z (94)
Friday February 10, 2012, 8:31 pm
Noted and signed.

Edith B (146)
Friday February 10, 2012, 9:48 pm
Thanks, Nancy. I signed. It is outrageous that this would even be considered by the USDA!

reft h (66)
Friday February 10, 2012, 9:56 pm

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday February 10, 2012, 10:22 pm
noted and signed

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday February 11, 2012, 6:55 am

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday February 11, 2012, 7:20 am

Terri Hughes (416)
Saturday February 11, 2012, 6:21 pm

R. G (12)
Sunday February 12, 2012, 4:12 am
Signed, noted.

Victoria P (113)
Sunday February 12, 2012, 4:23 am
Noted and signed with thanks!

Carol H (229)
Sunday February 12, 2012, 4:51 am
signed and noted

P A (117)
Sunday February 12, 2012, 5:19 am
Signed and noted - why don't they add DDT and all the other appalling chemicals that major chemical companies assured everyone were safe - until years and years of people's suffering proved that they weren't?! What Is WRONG with these people???

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Sunday February 12, 2012, 9:39 pm
Signed and noted thanks

Constance F (418)
Sunday February 12, 2012, 10:28 pm
Thank you, Signed!

Lena Rehberger (109)
Monday February 13, 2012, 1:09 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks for sharing!!!

Lisa N (207)
Tuesday February 14, 2012, 1:03 pm
Your message has been submitted.
Thank you for sending your comment to the docket opposing approval of Dow's 2,4-D resistant GE corn

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 19, 2012, 12:52 pm
noted and signed thank you for posting

Charlene Rush (79)
Monday February 20, 2012, 10:45 pm
We're killing OUTSELVES.
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Health & Wellness

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.