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Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo Kansas – A Monsanto Puppet

26 Mar

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It’s Back. And It’s Worse.

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Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) didn’t like the fact that consumer groups renamed his bill to kill state GMO labeling laws the “Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act.” So, in order to appear to be on the side of consumers who want the right to know if their food contains GMOs, Pompeo has reintroduced the bill, [LINK TO COME] with a new plan.

The new-and-improved (but really much worse) DARK Act would still do what it set out to do—strip states of their century-old rights to pass food labeling laws. But the bill now also includes a scheme for a national, uniform standard for labeling products non-GMO—a new program that would be overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Really? Pompeo, a member of the Republican Party which purports to stand for states’ rights and is allegedly anti-big government, wants to create…

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Posted by on March 26, 2015 in Debby's Wisdom

 

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