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Some co-workers and I were discussing this the other day. Thanks for sharing all these links--very helpful. :-)



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If anything similar to that passes, I will be in jail!



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So true.

I just got through reading some other things on it including a PDF of myths & facts:

delauro.house.gov/files/HR875_Myths_Facts1
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Nothing would surprise me nowadays but I also say we have to be careful of those putting rumors out there as fact; what is THEIR agenda?

It is important for people to read, read read, critically think. I know we've become so commercialized anything is possible, but I rather err on the side of caution until we know the scope.

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From what I understand it was not passed but was superseded by H.R. 2751: FDA Food Safety Modernization Act which did pass in December 2010. There is some wording that was amended back into the bill from SB 510. However, not all the hype about it is true and requires a great deal of research to get through the political rumors that are spread to see exactly what is true or false. The only way to get satisfaction on this issue is through bi-partisan support to protect organic gardening and farming, however, sadly, many organizations are so politicized they automatically cut their potential to make a difference in half by attempting to make it a partisan issue.

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I've not heard of that bill but nothing surprises me any longer. Corporations are noticing people are doing this in a large way and I would imagine that is a way for them to keep their profits up. It will be near impossible if it passes to do anything if it is true. It will in effect shut down farmers markets crafts festivals you name it.

Has greed no end?


However I did check on Snopes and they say it is mostly false. Check the link:

www.snopes.com/politics/business/organic.a
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They also provided a link to read the bill in its entirety:

www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill
=h111-875


What happens people add to stuff, forget critical info. Apparently the bill if they are correct was submitted in 2009?

It would seem strange if that was in essence true, by now we would have heard something considering how quick the media jumps on anything to create controversy.

Edited by: LYDIASPURPLE at: 4/2/2011 (14:06)
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Has anyone heard of the senate bill S510? It will be illegal to grow, share, trade, or sell homegrown goods.




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