I am a subscriber to the Unfiltered News newsletter. I recently received the
email below that outlines proposed legislation to outlaw organic farming in the
USA. I will keep my email short as all the information you need is outlined in
the email, but basically if you could pass the information on to anyone you
believe may need to know or could help oppose this bill, it would be a very good
idea to do so. Here is the email.
With all good wishes,
The US House and Senate are about (in a week and a half) to vote on bill that
will OUTLAW ORGANIC FARMING (bill HR 875).
There is an enormous rush to get this into law within the next 2 weeks before
people realize what is happening. Main backer and lobbyist is Monsanto chemical
and genetic engineering giant corporation (and Cargill, ADM, and about 35 other
This bill will require organic farms to use specific fertilizers and poisonous
insect sprays dictated by the newly formed agency to "make sure there is no
danger to the public food supply". This will include backyard gardens that grow
food only for a family and not for sales.
If this passes then NO more heirloom clean seeds but only Monsanto genetically
altered seeds that are now showing up with unexpected diseases in humans. The
name on this outrageous food plan is Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 (bill
Here is a video on the subject:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epXNJNjYBvw&feature=related And another one:
PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL CONCERNED ON YOUR MAILING LISTS & CALL YOUR SENATE
REPRESENTATIVES TODAY! The best thing to do is go to this web site:
All you have to do is put in your zip and it will give you your congressperson
and how to get in touch with them.
When you call their office, politely and respectfully tell them you are calling
to express your views on HR 875. Tell them your views, they'll take your name
and address and pass your comments along to the congressperson. Thank you all
for taking such quick action on this important threat to our health and