Senator Bernie Sanders Goes After Monsanto

How would it be to have a our Idaho Congressmen and Senators stand upagainst Monsanto and support the Sander/Boxer amendment #2310 that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders presented to President Obama on June 14th?

GMO food labeling takes the senate floor!

Bernie Sanders Goes After Monsanto

News from the video

  • The amendment was sponsored by Senator Barbara Boxer of California.
  • Survey by MSNBC¬† 2011 poll, 95% of those surveyed want GMO labeling.
  • People want to know what is in the food they are eating.
  • Monsanto, one of the largest producers of genetically modified foods disagrees.
  • Monsanto is the producer of Roundup and Roundup Ready crops.
  • In 2011 Monsanto chemical company raked in $11 billion and $1.6 billion in profits.
  • Bill comes out from the states Agriculture Committee with a 9 to 1 in favor.
  • The people want labeling Monsanto threatens to sue.
  • State have the authority to require labeling.
  • This amendment gives the people the right know.
  • Commissioner of FDA must report on food labeling in the next 2 years if this amendment passes.
  • Asking for the people of America what 49 other countries already do…labeling Genetically Modified Foods.
  • We have a large powerful corporation who would rather line their pockets…Monsanto.
  • Monsanto claims there are no risks.
  • May 21012 study shows the toxins are in Pregnant women and their unborn children.
  • No requirement have been made for testing…we are the clinical tests.
  • Genetically Engineered food labeling will not bring extra costs.
  • Resistant weeds are on the rise.
  • 295 million Americans are not being listened to.

GMO Free Idaho’s Goals for our Washington Representatives

  • Care enough to stand up to the special interest group, Monsanto and stop GMO crops in Idaho.
  • Require labeling on foods containing GMO’s. We have the right to know what we are eating.
  • Support the fight in Washington.

Contact Your Representatives

Congressman Ron Labrador

Congressman Mike Simpson

Senator James E. Risch

Senator Mike Crapo

You Can Help!

Join us in our efforts to make GMO food labeling a reality.

 

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