If you read my “About Me” page, you will see that I am selling GMO-FREE soaps in a network marketing opportunity. I strongly oppose genetic engineering, which is why I am very proud of the home based opportunity I have decided to embark on.
Genetic Modification is just evil. There is no other word to describe it. 93% of Americans want genetically modified foods and ingredients identified on labels. The entire country wants the bioengineering companies to “Just Label It”.
Bernie Sanders is a representative for Vermont. Vermont had a bill up for vote to require labels on GMO foods. (GMO = Genetically Modified Organisms). Their proposed bill to label GMOs failed because Monsanto, the largest genetic engineering company, threatened to sue the state. However, Bernie Sanders and Barbara Boxer of California then cosponsored a bill that will allow states the rights to allow labels on genetically engineered foods.
Currently over 60 countries have GMO label requirements. We don’t because we fight against a large corporation more concerned about their profits than letting consumers know what they are eating.
This amendment failed when it went to vote in the Senate. You can click here to see how your senator voted. It was voted down 26 to 73. Some Tea Party favourites voted against localizing the decision to the state level. What hypocrites. But, ethics are not their strong suit. (I will have to leave that for a different blog sometime.)
California’s most recent attempt failed. It was known as Prop 37. It started off with wide support, but then the propaganda machine took over and misinformed consumers, lying, saying their grocery bills would go up $400.00
But, here is a great ad by them. Just because it failed – it doesn’t mean we have to stop fighting. DEMAND labels on GMOs.