30 Jul '16, 4pm

Obama Signs GMO DARK Act, Lawsuit to Follow

Obama Signs GMO DARK Act, Lawsuit to Follow

Sadly, President Obama signed the GMO DARK Act yesterday. FoodDemocracyNow! quickly announced they are filing a lawsuit saying "By signing the law, President Obama has written a blank check to Monsanto and Big Food while betraying his 2007 promise while running for the White House. The group will contest the law's infringement on the 14th amendment of the Constitution that guarantees "equal protection for all," among other issues. Besides the underhanded nature of the bill, which prevents a simple, mandatory label and preempts states' rights, the law discriminates against anyone that doesn't own a smart phone - about a third of Americans, according to Pew Research. Only a smart phone can be used to research QR codes that could indicate the presence of a GMO. 27% of seniors own a smart phone, for example. The law also threatens the future of organic standards. A future USDA...

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