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    New ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ Gives Monsanto Power Over US Government

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    New 'Monsanto Protection Act' Gives Monsanto Power Over US Government

    There truly is no rest for the wicked, and Monsanto is at war once again against health conscious consumers with the latest ‘Monsanto Protection Act‘, managing to sneak wording into the latest Senate legislation that would give them blanket immunity from any USDA action regarding the potential dangers of their genetically modified creations while under review. The USDA would be unable to act against any and all new GMO crops that were suspected to be wreaking havoc on either human health or the environment.

    It’s a legislative weapon that could be passed as early as next week if we don’t gather enough support to force our Senators to eliminate the section. It all started in the late hours of Monday night, when lobbyists working for the Monsanto-fronted biotechnology industry managed to slide a ‘rider’ (through the deceptively worded Farmer Assurance Provision, Sec. 735) into the Senate Continuing Resolution spending bill that is currently on the table of the Senate.
    There is one of those petitions you can sign,if that sort of thing interests you:
    Food Democracy Now | Stop the Monsanto Protection Act!

    Or better yet, call your senator and representatives and give their staffers a piece of your mind. It might be pointless, but it sure can be fun.

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    Ridiculous.

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