Latest topics
» 2016 1027 Dave Schmidt Rant About OOM2 Site and threatens to "TAKE OUT" and "BLACKLIST"the Owner
Today at 5:05 am by nickgiammarino

» RE: TNTBS RANT on Dave Schmidget NDA Scam
Today at 12:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» Earth 2.0, Part I&II
Today at 12:37 am by PurpleSkyz

» WHERE IS JULIAN ASSANGE? Still NO WORD from WikiLeaks after Video Proof He's Alive Demand.
Today at 12:32 am by PurpleSkyz

» This Weeks RV/GCR Chatter
Today at 12:26 am by PurpleSkyz

» Authorities Move In On Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters
Today at 12:21 am by PurpleSkyz

» Is Garry Mcguire (Wingit) Involved In A Masters Trust Scam?
Today at 12:02 am by RamblerNash

» Confirmed: DNA From Genetically Modified Crops Can Be Transferred Into Humans Who Eat Them
Yesterday at 11:41 pm by PurpleSkyz

» NASA Films Speeding UNKNOWN CRAFT On Live Stream!
Yesterday at 11:37 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Corey Goode ~ Behind the scenes w/ David Wilcock
Yesterday at 11:30 pm by PurpleSkyz

» TNTBS RANT on Dave Schmidget NDA Scam
Yesterday at 10:57 pm by PurpleSkyz

» The “Fixer”: Clinton Operative Jeff Rovin’s National Enquirer Story
Yesterday at 10:39 pm by Jaguar-2016

» Top US General Pleads With Troops Not To Revolt Over 2016
Yesterday at 8:57 pm by aestheticmedic

» POOFness for OCT 27: ADDENDUM (because I am not getting nearly enough donations)
Yesterday at 8:53 pm by erwing

» Search For The last Inca Rope Suspension Bridge
Yesterday at 5:39 pm by PurpleSkyz

» David Wilcock Interviews Benjamin Fulford
Yesterday at 5:31 pm by PurpleSkyz

» The Vanishing Act ~ Anna von Reitz and more...
Yesterday at 5:28 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Slow cometary fireball on Oct. 26 (at 23:57 UT)
Yesterday at 5:09 pm by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ Planet X media disinformation plus MORE
Yesterday at 5:07 pm by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ UFO Causes Coca Cola Truck to Flips Over In Mexico and MORE
Yesterday at 5:03 pm by PurpleSkyz

» The Most Offensive Halloween EVER!
Yesterday at 2:54 pm by terbo56

» MORE ON YOSEF.... Thanks Dinar Daily Guru Hunters!!
Yesterday at 12:24 pm by PurpleSkyz

» FULL ARTICLE Benjamin Fulford 10-24-16
Yesterday at 11:46 am by Jaguar-2016

» Wingit Call 10/26/2016 With Dinar Guru Hunters - Masters Trust Dinar RV With Richard T. Howard
Yesterday at 11:41 am by bs4ever

» POOFness for OCT 26: MID-WEEK BY ZAP
Yesterday at 11:27 am by PurpleSkyz

Yesterday at 11:25 am by PurpleSkyz

Yesterday at 9:53 am by PurpleSkyz

» NEIL KEENAN UPDATE | Globalist’s Desperation, Health And Wellness & The End Of Big Pharma
Yesterday at 9:38 am by PurpleSkyz

» Where Has All the Gold Gone?
Yesterday at 9:34 am by PurpleSkyz

You are not connected. Please login or register


Monsantos "GMO DARK ACT" DEFEATED in the Senate!!

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]



  I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity ~ Edgar Allan Poe


The DARK Act Defeated in the U.S. Senate 

Posted on March 18, 2016 by Deus Nexus Leave a comment

Lawmakers received a tidal wave of calls from angry food consumers who are tired of being LIED to about GMO in their food.
Source: | by Mike Adams
The DARK Act was defeated in the U.S. Senate today, achieving a massive victory for consumers and also for the Environmental Working Group, which helped organize large-scale opposition to the bill.
The DARK Act would have outlawed state-level GMO labeling laws nationwide, condemning American food consumers to remaining completely in the dark over the genetically engineered content of their food.
Natural News thanks all our readers who took action to help defeat the DARK Act. We are fighting for your right to know what you’re eating, and with your help, we really can defeat Monsanto and its minions like Ted Cruz. (“Monsatan’s Preacher.”)

Tidal wave of calls slammed Senators nationwide

I spoke to industry insiders this morning who confirmed that the offices of many U.S. Senators were hit hard with a “tidal wave of calls” from concerned Americans. Even many Republican senators are starting to come around on this issue, and GMO labeling continues to gain steam across the country as food consumers increase their demand for honest food labels and overall food transparency.
The Environmental Working Group released a statement on the victory:
In a major win for consumers, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) failed to earn the votes he needed to stop debate on a bill known to opponents as the Deny Americans the Right to Know Act, or DARK Act.
According to EWG, the defeat of the DARK Act offers Congress the opportunity to find a compromise for a national mandatory GMO labeling measure that consumers and industry can support.
Scott Faber, senior vice president for government affairs, said:
“Consumers have made their voices heard to their elected representatives in the Senate and they said clearly, ‘We want the right to know more about our food.’ We are pleased that the Senate made the right decision to stop the DARK Act, and we remain hopeful that Congressional leaders can craft a national mandatory compromise that works for consumers and the food industry. We applaud Senators Debbie Stabenow, Jeff Merkley, Jon Tester, Barbara Boxer and Pat Leahy for their efforts to defeat the DARK Act.”

Scott Faber vindicated after mini civil war inside the labeling movement

The defeat of the DARK Act vindicates Scott Faber, who was previously accused by several pro-labeling industry insiders as siphoning money away from state ballot measures (Natural News covered this story and quoted three industry sources). However, it is clear from today’s victory that Scott Faber is working hard for labeling at the national level, and he deserves tremendous credit for today’s victory, regardless of the previous disagreements among labeling advocates in the “states vs. federal” debate.
It’s clear that the Environmental Working Group and the Just Label It campaign are both on the right track so far, and the EWG now tells Natural News that they fully support the Merkley bill created by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore) which creates a national mandatory standard for GMO labeling.
As explained by Consumers Union:
Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, today praised the introduction of the Biotechnology Food Labeling Uniformity Act. The legislation, sponsored by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), would create a national standard for GMO labeling and require food manufacturers to label products with GMO ingredients via one of several options on the ingredients list section of the Nutrition Facts Panel. Another option would give FDA the authority to develop a symbol, in consultation with food manufacturers, which would disclose the presence of GM ingredients on packaging.
Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives for Consumers Union, said, “This is what real disclosure looks like. This bill finds a way to set a national standard and avoid a patchwork of state labeling laws while still giving consumers the information they want and deserve about what’s in their food. This compromise offers food companies different labeling options and ensures that all consumers – no matter where they are in the country or whether they own a smartphone – have the information they overwhelmingly say they want. We urge Senators to support this proposal as they move forward on GMO labeling legislation.”
Merkley’s bill comes the day after the Senate Agriculture Committee voted to move forward an anti-consumer bill that would preempt state GMO labeling laws and direct USDA to develop duplicative standards for voluntary labeling and promote biotechnology. The legislation, which is supported by biotech giants and some of the country’s largest food companies, is the latest attempt to block a Vermont law requiring labeling on the package of genetically engineered food sold in the state before it goes in to effect July 1.
Consumers Union is urging consumers to call on their lawmakers to oppose preemption of state GMO labeling laws, and to support meaningful, mandatory on-package labeling for GMO foods, including engineered animals like salmon and engineered produce and processed food. To learn more, visit

Thanks to:

  I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity ~ Edgar Allan Poe

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum