H.E.L.P.!!

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H.E.L.P.!! The failure of the DARK Act has laid the groundwork to negotiate a national, mandatory, on-package GMO labeling standard for all food produced and sold in the United States. The Biotechnology Food Labeling and Uniformity Act, introduced by Sen. Merkley is in the Senate H.E.L.P. Committee (Health Education Labor and Pensions – which oversees … Read more

“It Seems That the FDA Has Begun to Listen.”

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Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, helped secure language in the federal spending bill to direct the FDA to finalize a labeling protocol before genetically engineered salmon could enter the U.S. market. “I firmly believe that mandatory labeling guidelines must be put in place as soon as possible so consumers know that it … Read more

BRING BERNIE INTO THE GMO DEBATE!

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JUST DO IT BERNIE! Our friend, Dr. Geoffrey Broderick, implores you to forward his letter (pasted below) to Senator Bernie Sanders, along with your comments (“Just Do It, Bernie!”) to Senator Sanders Presidential campaign: info@berniesanders.com Dr. Geoffrey Broderick makes the highest quality organic food for all the beloved pets in America: https://www.cornucopiapetfoods.com God bless Geoffrey, God bless Bernie, and … Read more

NEW LABELING LAW IN SENATE! Senate Bill #2621

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S.2621 – A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to genetically engineered food transparency and uniformity.  Introduced by Senator Merkley (D-OR), Senator John Tester (D-MT), Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) Co-sponsored by Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) 114th Congress (2015-2016) |  Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced … Read more

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“And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.  And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good.” – Genesis … Read more

WAY TO GO Senator Murkowski!!

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski is still angry over the agency’s approval of genetically engineered salmon and she made it clear she will not settle for voluntary labeling. “It was a sham and a farce for the FDA to even suggest that that was going to be satisfactory,” Murkowski told reporters.  The Alaska Republican later tweeted: “I … Read more

The Unintended Effects of Genetic Engineering

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A Project of The Nature Institute Project Director: Dr. Craig Holdrege Email: nontarget@natureinstitute.org Executive Summary The Nature Institute of Ghent, New York has announced the fruits of a project designed to set the public debate about genetic engineering upon a more accessible scientific foundation. The Nature Institute, a non-profit educational research institute located in upstate New York, has documented evidence, … Read more

SENATE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULE FRIDAY OCT 16

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“Lobbying is what makes our government work.” ~ Nathan Gamet, Co-owner, Everybody’s Whole Foods, Fairfield, Iowa. 8:00 AM Senate Chef Cafe  – Located in the connecting corridor between the Hart Senate Office Building and the Dirksen Senate Office Building)  We will organize into delegations and make sure each meeting is covered by the appropriate delegation  9:00 … Read more

Ask Everyone!

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“In my own experience, whatever interest I’m up against always seems to have more money, better lawyers, swarms of lobbyists, and the resources to go on fighting for years.  But tobacco companies, pharmaceutical makers, utilities, and government contractors share one overriding weakness:  They’re usually seeking to hide certain central facts in order to maintain some … Read more