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GMO Labeling Update

NOFA-NHRight now the U.S. Senate is working to hammer out the final details on the farm bill and it isn’t pretty. While a number of important reforms have been won, like getting rid of wasteful direct payments, agribusiness lobbyists have succeeded in larding the bill up with billions in inefficient programs that harm America’s farmers, our environment and eaters everywhere.

Fortunately, this morning, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) took to the Senate floor to announce an important amendment to the Farm Bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered food. Sanders repeated the well-known facts that:

It was an amazing and historic speech, but GMO labeling and creating a sustainable food supply won’t happen without you.

If you want to create a system that promotes healthy and organic food and builds a sustainable future for family farmers and the environment, act today!

Click below to tell your Senators that you support the Sanders-Boxer amendment to label GMOs in the 2012 Food and Farm bill.

http://action.fooddemocracynow.org/sign/tell_senate_label_gmos_in_farm_bill/?akid=568.81022.8–rO4&rd=1&t=9

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