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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 )

- 1519 days ago -
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 )

- 1972 days ago -
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 )

- 2059 days ago -
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 )

- 2815 days ago -
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 )

- 2876 days ago -
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 )

- 3028 days ago -
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 )

- 3063 days ago -
President Barack Obama on Tuesday was expected to sign the most sweeping overhaul of America's food safety system since 1938.
DTN/The Progressive Farmer: Food Safety Bill Sets Up Big-Small Food Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: S.510, food safety, bill, Tester Amendment, politics, government, legislation )

- 3112 days ago -
The U.S. Senate will hold its first procedural vote Wednesday morning on S. 510, the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. If it passes the first procedural hurdle, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., will ask to go directly to a cloture vote on ...
Who's Behind U.S. "Food Safety" Bills?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, government, lies, usa, food safety, monsanto, big pharma )

- 3618 days ago -
"......After a series of well-publicized cases of food contamination - E. coli-tainted meat, melamine-adulterated pet food and baby formula, salmonella-infected peanut butter - the public has been well primed to look toward Congress to fix a poorly funded and
FDA Failing to Meet Its Food-Safety Inspection Audit Goals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, FDA, Food Safety, failure, inspections, health, food poisoning )

- 3670 days ago -
The Food and Drug Administration is failing to meet its goals for auditing food-safety inspections that states do on its behalf, FDA data show.The FDA fell short of its goal in at least 17 of 39 states it paid to do inspections in the 2007-08..
News Alert: Help Stop a Former Monsanto Executive From Working in the White House!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, obama administration, food safety, USDA, stop Monsanto, GMO Free Mendocino )

- 3730 days ago -
There's a possibility that *former Monsanto executive Michael Taylor* and *irradiation proponent Dr. Michael Osterholm* will be named to top food safety spots in the new Administration. Your help is needed to defend America's food supply.
The Mess at the FDA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food safety, salmonella, US government, Food & Drug Administration, tomatoes, jalapenos, corruption, incompetence, government funding )

- 3972 days ago -
The US Food & Drug Administration: is it tomatoes, or jalapenos, or you say to-MAY-to and I say to-MAH-to? We may as well sing as we eat ourselves sick. Some food experts say the 2002 Bioterrorism Law has loopholes that hogtie the FDA,.I say HOGWASH!

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