Navigation Links
Association Asks People To Tell Their Senator To Vote against The "National Food Uniformity Act"

The House of Representatives have passed a controversial bill on the 'national food uniformity'. This contentious labelling law would effectively take away //the power from local & state governments to enforce labels on food safety on foods and beverages that are likely to cause cancer, defects in birth, allergy reactions or poisonings due to substances like mercury, like those required in California and other states. The bill would also curtail citizens in local municipalities and states from passing laws that would require genetically engineered foods and ingredients like Monsanto's recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) from being labelled.

Authorities of the organic consumers association have stated that the senate would soon be voting on this bill. They explained that the "National Uniformity for Food Act,' would lower the standards on food safety by upstaging the state food safety laws that are not 'identical' to federal law. Explaining that due to this controversial law hundreds of laws and regulations of the states on the safety standards of food & beverages would be risk, including those that are controlling the safety of commodities like milk, fish and shellfish that have a high risk of early contamination.

They further stated that large supermarket chains and food manufacturers, who are being spearheaded by the powerful Grocery Manufacturers of America, are pushing for the bill. They explained that the big food corporations and the biotech industry are beginning to see that the consumers are understanding and are becoming more and more concerned about food safety, genetic engineering, and chemical-intensive agriculture, and are reading labels more closely.

They felt that these companies were getting increasingly concerned that the common people are now putting in an effort to know about the hazardous technologies such as genetic engineering and food irradiation, about pesticide and mercury residues. They explained tha t due to this the big companies are afraid that their products will be rejected if there were truthful labels on the food products.

Stating that this industry-sponsored bill is gaining momentum and that efforts are needed to stop the bill, they appealed to the people to Act immediately. The association members have asked that the people to act in unison to preserve the local and regional democracy and protect themselves and their family from unsafe foods by letting their local senator know of their views against the bill.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
2. Association of depression and diabetes
3. Endometriosis And Its Association With Migraine
4. Association of maternal and granny’s smoking on children’s asthma provd
5. Association between childhood diet and stroke
6. US Doctors Association Gives away $110,000 To NGO’
7. Indian Olympic Association And UNICEF To Collaborate On HIV/AIDS Awareness
8. Association Of Breast Arterial Calcifications With Diabetes And Hypertension
9. Homecare Association Highlights Cost-Effectiveness of Medicare and Medicaid
10. Canadian Medical Association Journals Editorial Mess Gets Murkier
11. Future of Canadian Medical Association Journal Threatened
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Infectious disease affects billions of ... United States, it’s a threat that is constantly changing and evolving. Mediaplanet's “Fighting ... offers strategies for the healthcare community to help decrease the number of completely ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) has named ... in their 12th year, are among the most prestigious in radiology marketing because a ... were retooled to recognize achievements in both large budget (over $5,000) and small budget ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... a new clinic which can be found at 9618 Huebner Road. The clinic is ... Thobaben, PT, OCS, Clinic Director, and Dr. Ali Higgins, PT, will provide care from ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... financial planning, and related services to families and business owners across eastern Michigan, ... at feeding regional families struggling with financial difficulties. , The Oxford/Orion FISH Food ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... In just ... EcoQube Frame vertical micro-veggies garden on Kickstarter . Surpassing the $100,000 milestone ... with nearly 2,000 consumers (and counting) already backing the campaign. , “We ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Dental ... ... markets for Dental Implants in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive ... , Europe , Asia-Pacific , ... Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... 2017 ShangPharma, a leading life ... drug development and discovery services, technology, and ... announced today the intent for a strategic ... consolidating the Contract Research Organizations (CRO) and ... These entities include ChemPartner Shanghai, ChemPartner Fengxian, ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary   ... Medical cannabis products around the world are projected to ... global medical cannabis market will reach a value of USD 55.8 billion ... for the new growing industry. By the end of 2016, 28 states ... medical cannabis. More conservative states like Arkansas and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: