Monsanto Protection act passed, public outraged.

The H933 Protection Act passed last week and President Obama signed it into law on Tuesday.

The bill has created a wave of with thousands opposing the bill.

Food activists are outraged over section 735 of the bill, called the Farmer assurance , which they are calling the Protection Act and which they are claiming could harm America’s food supply.

Dave Murphy the founder and of Food Democracy Now, called the bill outrageous. “This is an ATM machine for ,” Murphy said. “basically opened a new line of credit when they got this thing passed.”

of the bill claim that the protection act eliminates regulatory and removes judicial review, forbidding .

“It’s basically a corporate handout to ,” Murphy claimed. “It hurts every farmer. … Every consumer is at risk.”

More than 250,000 people have signed the petition expressing their at what they call the “ Protection Act.”

The petition specifies that the “forced to immediately approve any permits for continued planting at the industry’s request, putting industry completely in charge by allowing for a ‘back door approval’ mechanism.”

It is very apparent that consumer and have gone unheeded.

Source

MSN News

Be Sociable, Share!

    Staff

    Writers for the Food Exposed blog

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *