Listen, I'm not the type of person to smear political rants all over, but this is something I felt was SP qualified. I copy pasted some of the article below. I'm asking you to read it, if you want to read more of this article click the link*. Then do a Google search, or even a Pinterest search on GMO foods.
I'm not an Ostrich and I'm not a lab rat! Neither are my kids and neither are you and yours.
Alarming! Sad and true.
"Either you’re painfully and wholly aware of it, or it’s completely slipped by you — there’s no one in that “vaguely familiar” middle ground.
The “it” is the so-called Monsanto Protection Act, though that’s not what it’s technically called. That’s just the name that’s been assigned to the snippet of legislation quietly tacked onto HR 933 … a bill that was signed by President Obama on Tuesday.
Although HR 933 started out as a spending bill intended to avert a government shutdown, as is all too often the case, other non-related items were added to the bill’s initial wording. In the case of HR 933, it was section 735 of the resolution — 78 pages into the document — where the proposed law took a left turn.
Section 735 of the bill gave seed and fertilizer companies like Monsanto (NYSE:MON), Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT), Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) and Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) what’s been described as a scary amount of latitude with what kinds of seeds it can genetically modify, test and even plant.
Up until then, the USDA oversaw and approved (or denied) the testing of genetically modified seeds, while the federal courts retained the authority to halt the testing or sale of these plants if it felt that public health was being jeopardized. With HR 933 now a law, however, the court system no longer has the right to step in and protect the consumer."*
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Everyday I wake up and everyday it seems darker. I cry for the future of our world and for the future of America.