Natural Society by Christina Sarich
August 26th, 2014
Activists against GMOs just might take down the biotech giants after all. GMO labeling could soon be a sweet reality.
Last week, Colorado broke a new record by bringing 16,950 signatures to a GMO labeling campaign for fall’s election, more than double the qualifying signatures needed to make sure that GMO labeling is on the ballot. This huge message to Monsanto accompanies a similar campaign in Oregon, all while the biotech industry awaits approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for more Agent Orange chemicals (2,4-D) to be used where glyphosate has failed.
Incredibly, the USDA is ignoring Americans as well as scientists who say that being carpet-bombed with 176 million pounds of toxic pesticides is not only unfathomable, but intolerable. No one wants these carcinogenic, birth-defect-causing toxins created by biotech companies and seed monopolizers anymore.
Finally, Monsanto has to fight GMO labeling fronts simultaneously in two different states. It is the company’s worst nightmare – come true. Surely, Monsanto was hoping people would give up and just back down as they continue to buy out Congress, the FDA, and even Supreme Court judges. But instead, it just fueled grassroots efforts all the more.
It is the best time, if ever, to stand up to Monsanto and Dow Chemical’s toxic products in the marketplace. You can speak out and join the fight. Oregon and California need your help, and so does the rest of the world fighting these GMO-pushers.
Dr. Bronner’s and Dr. Mercola are also getting behind the action with a 3 to 1 promise to match donations to fight Monsanto and GMO in the next week. You can use the link below to contribute.
Triple your impact before time runs out – we need to hear from you today!
Despite Monsanto’s big pockets and constant threats – even threatening to sue the state of Vermont for instating a GMO labeling law, people are standing up. You don’t have to be an ‘expert,’ either. You can be a farmer that has watched your crops fail, or your animals suffer from eating GMO feed. You can be a concerned mom, or a citizen who simply wants to know what is in the food.
We all can gather together to make an urgent and unprecedented move against Monsanto. We’re gaining the much needed momentum we needed.
Already, Monsanto and their corporate front groups are panicking at the idea of having to face down active campaigns in TWO major states. The food movement is shaking their boots at what we have accomplished. Don’t’ give up yet!