STOP HR 875 Bill - if passed it will outlaw organic farming...

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  1. Azulegg

    Azulegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HR 875 is a food safety bill that, as it is currently drafted, could be applied to all farms, including certified organic and farm-to-consumer operations. The bill would require farms to have a food safety plan, allow their records to be inspected, and comply with food safety regulations.
    [link to www.organicconsumers.org]


    A serious wake-up call for all Americans: Monsanto is on the move
    [link to www.thetruthseeker.co.uk]


    A bill to outlaw organic farming next week?
    News Brief – April 1, 2009

    US House and Senate are about (in a week) 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 (guess who) Monsanto (aspartame maker) - chemical and genetic engineering giant corporation. 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 HR 875).

    THIS IS REAL, FOLKS! PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL CONCERNED ON YOUR MAILING LISTS & CALL YOUR SENATE REPRESENTETIVES TODAY! Get on that phone and burn up the wires. Get anyone else you can to do the same thing. The House and Senate WILL pass this if they are not massively threatened with loss of their position.... They only fear your voice and your vote.

    The best thing to do is to go here,
    https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml
    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 someone will answer the phone, just tell them (politely) that 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. The following link is a list of the U.S. senators and their contact info. [link to www.senate.gov]

    Also see: Goodbye Organic Farmers [link to www.treehuggersofamerica.org]
     
  2. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] How horrible!!!! I'll have to right about that on my siggy next!! There is no freedom anymore.....................just call me an outlaw. [​IMG]
     
  3. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    It all has come to this... I say meteors to that!
     
  4. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am to lazy to read that!!!
     
  5. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    This is about the third thread on this subject....
     
  6. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Has it passed yet?
     
  7. xadika

    xadika Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

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    Quote:No, and it won't.
     
  9. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Quote:No, and it won't.

    YAY!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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