Monsanto Protection act passed, public outraged.

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

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

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

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

Opponents of the bill claim that the monsanto eliminates regulatory checks and balances and removes judicial review, forbidding .

“It’s basically a corporate handout to Monsanto,” 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 “Monsanto .”

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

It is very apparent that consumer voices and protests have gone unheeded.

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