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In July, Monsanto’s dream bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives, by a vote of 275-150.
Today, the bill—H.R. 1599—gets its first hearing in the U.S. Senate, before members of the Senate Agriculture Committee. The list of pro-GMO, anti-labeling witnesses at the hearing virtually guarantees a one-sided hearing.
Click here to watch today’s Senate DARK Act hearing, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
Then call your Senators and ask them to reject H.R. 1599, and to respect states’ rights to label GMOs! Monsanto is desperate to convince Congress to pass H.R. 1599, better known as the DARK—Deny Americans the Right to Know—Act before Vermont’s GMO labeling law (Act 120) goes into effect on July 1, 2016.
H.R. 1599 is Monsanto’s dream bill. If it passes, GMOs will never be labeled, safety-tested or regulated to protect human health, the environment, or organic and non-GMO crops from contamination. The Organic Consumers Association was not invited to testify at today’s hearing. Who did receive invitations?
Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:
This is worth following and giving calls to Senators to say vote Yesand do not require companies to inform me or my family and community which food, plant and animal products have GMOs. OR vote NO to H.R. 1599andallow states to decide whether to require labels to inform consumers which products have GMO materials.
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