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The DARK Act
« on: April 23, 2015, 10:33:51 AM »
Deny
Americans the
Right to
Know


re: GMO labeling

H.R.4432, also known as The DARK Act (Deny Americans the Right to Know) is a bill that will stop efforts to label GMO foods. It will deny individual states the right to pass laws requiring GMO labeling and will make any previously passed state laws null and void. And the ultimate joke is the full title of the bill: H.R. 4432 – Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014.

Yes, it would make sense to have a federal regulation regarding the labeling of GMO foods. Yes, it would be a burden on the manufacturers if each state required a different label. But the truth is, this bill’s ultimate purpose has nothing to do with food safety; it has everything to do with the companies who have spent an estimated 100 million to get it passed – those who benefit from keeping the word GMO off their labels.

So which companies are lobbying for this bill? Well, you’re right if you guessed Monsanto is near the top of the list. They are number three. The first is PepsiCo, followed by the Grocery Manufacturers Association.

The second thing we can do is start boycotting the businesses that are spending millions of dollars to take away our right to know what we are eating. The following is a short list of those lobbying for the bill to pass.

    PepsiCo Inc
    Grocery Manufacturers Assn
    Monsanto Co
    Land O’Lakes
    Kellogg Co
    International Dairy Foods Assn
    Abbott Laboratories
    Kraft Foods Group
    American Farm Bureau
    American Seed Trade Assn
    Bayer AG
    Biotechnology Industry Organization
    Coca-Cola Co
    Ohio Farm Bureau
    Nestle SA
    ConAgra Foods
    American Sugarbeet Growers Assn
    General Mills
    Dean Foods
    DuPont Co
    Hillshire Brands Co
    Intl Assn of Refrigerated Warehouses
    Corn Refiners Assn
    Syngenta AG

The following organizations are lobbying for labeling of GMO’s and are against passing H.R. 4432.

    Center for Food Safety
    Consumers Union of the U.S.
    Environmental Working Group
    EWG Action Fund
    National Farmers Union
    Natural Products Assn

To find your representatives in Congress and learn how to contact them http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/. Please ask them to vote against this bill!

To find your senators and learn how to contact them http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm. Let them know you want them to support the labeling of GMO foods.

Remember the greatest power we have is how we choose to spend our money. If we refuse to buy products from companies that use GMOs, promote GMOs, or oppose labeling of GMOs, and we buy only organic foods, they will lose.


http://www.organiclifestylemagazine.com/the-dark-act-deny-americans-the-right-to-know-gmo-labeling/


http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/factsheet/protect-your-right-to-know-stop-the-dark-act/
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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2015, 10:47:12 AM »






On May 23, 2015, activists around the world will, once again, unite to March Against Monsanto.
http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/events/
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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2015, 07:27:27 AM »
but I like diet coke.

can't support passing the bill

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2015, 01:23:48 PM »
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    PepsiCo Inc
    Grocery Manufacturers Assn
    Monsanto Co
    Land O’Lakes
    Kellogg Co
    International Dairy Foods Assn
    Abbott Laboratories
    Kraft Foods Group
    American Farm Bureau
    American Seed Trade Assn
    Bayer AG
    Biotechnology Industry Organization
    Coca-Cola Co
    Ohio Farm Bureau
    Nestle SA
    ConAgra Foods
    American Sugarbeet Growers Assn
    General Mills
    Dean Foods
    DuPont Co
    Hillshire Brands Co
    Intl Assn of Refrigerated Warehouses
    Corn Refiners Assn
    Syngenta AG


Utterly disgusting muttherfukkers.

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2015, 08:34:54 PM »
There is still very little data to suggest that gmo food is in any way worse than other offerings... But denying people the right to know if obviously dog shit.

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2015, 07:25:04 AM »
but I like diet coke.

can't support passing the bill

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Cola is utter garbage, no matter if it's with/without sugar.

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2015, 07:27:29 AM »
If there wasn't anything sketchy going on this wouldn't be happening i just think of it that was and then get immediately frustrated.

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2016, 10:50:54 PM »
There is still very little data to suggest that gmo food is in any way worse than other offerings... But denying people the right to know if obviously dog shit.
But that's a common logical fallacy.

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2017, 12:35:06 PM »
But that's a common logical fallacy.

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

GMOs have been consumed for over 20 years,  there's been over 2000 published studies on GMOs and none of them show any kind of negative effect on health .. I think it's reasonable to conclude they're generally safe

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2017, 12:44:43 PM »
GMOs have been consumed for over 20 years,  there's been over 2000 published studies on GMOs and none of them show any kind of negative effect on health .. I think it's reasonable to conclude they're generally safe



Great to know - Then there is No Reason not list on label as an ingredient.

I'm happier for knowing there have been so many studies & nothing untoward found.
Thanks.

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2017, 06:48:06 PM »
Here is the list of companies and brands that are either owned by Monsanto, or are known to use genetically modified seeds sold by Monsanto:

    Aunt Jemima
    Aurora Foods
    Banquet
    Best Foods
    Betty Crocker
    Bisquick
    Cadbury
    Campbell’s
    Capri Sun
    Carnation
    Chef Boyardee
    Coca-Cola
    ConAgra Foods
    Delicious Brands cookies
    Duncan Hines
    Famous Amos
    Flowers Industries
    Frito Lay
    General Mills
    Green Giant
    Healthy Choice
    Heinz
    Hellmann’s
    Hershey
    Holsum
    Hormel
    Hungry Jack
    Hunt’s
    Interstate Bakeries
    Jiffy
    KC Masterpiece
    Keebler
    Kellogg’s
    Kid Cuisine
    Knorr
    Kool-Aid
    Kraft
    Lean Cuisine
    Lipton
    Loma Linda Foods
    Marie Callender’s
    Minute Maid
    MorningStar Farms
    Mrs. Butterworth’s
    Nabisco
    Nature Valley
    Nestlé
    Ocean Spray
    Ore-Ida
    Orville Redenbacher’s
    Pepperidge Farm
    Pepsi
    Philip Morris
    Pillsbury
    Pop Secret
    Post cereals
    PowerBar brand
    Prego
    Pringles
    Procter & Gamble
    Quaker
    Ragú
    Rice-A-Roni & Pasta Roni
    Schweppes
    Weight Watchers Smart Ones
    Stouffer’s
    Tombstone frozen pizza
    Totino’s
    Uncle Ben’s
    Unilever
    V8
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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2017, 02:27:03 PM »
Here is the list of companies and brands that are either owned by Monsanto, or are known to use genetically modified seeds sold by Monsanto:

    Aunt Jemima
    Aurora Foods
    Banquet
    Best Foods
    Betty Crocker
    Bisquick
    Cadbury
    Campbell’s
    Capri Sun
    Carnation
    Chef Boyardee
    Coca-Cola
    ConAgra Foods
    Delicious Brands cookies
    Duncan Hines
    Famous Amos
    Flowers Industries
    Frito Lay
    General Mills
    Green Giant
    Healthy Choice
    Heinz
    Hellmann’s
    Hershey
    Holsum
    Hormel
    Hungry Jack
    Hunt’s
    Interstate Bakeries
    Jiffy
    KC Masterpiece
    Keebler
    Kellogg’s
    Kid Cuisine
    Knorr
    Kool-Aid
    Kraft
    Lean Cuisine
    Lipton
    Loma Linda Foods
    Marie Callender’s
    Minute Maid
    MorningStar Farms
    Mrs. Butterworth’s
    Nabisco
    Nature Valley
    Nestlé
    Ocean Spray
    Ore-Ida
    Orville Redenbacher’s
    Pepperidge Farm
    Pepsi
    Philip Morris
    Pillsbury
    Pop Secret
    Post cereals
    PowerBar brand
    Prego
    Pringles
    Procter & Gamble
    Quaker
    Ragú
    Rice-A-Roni & Pasta Roni
    Schweppes
    Weight Watchers Smart Ones
    Stouffer’s
    Tombstone frozen pizza
    Totino’s
    Uncle Ben’s
    Unilever
    V8



That's a lot of assholes.

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2017, 02:47:52 PM »
That's a lot of assholes.

Say that to all the politicians who made this possible :-\

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Re: The DARK Act
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2018, 12:39:57 PM »
Here is the list of companies and brands that are either owned by Monsanto, or are known to use genetically modified seeds sold by Monsanto:

    Aunt Jemima
    Aurora Foods
    Banquet
    Best Foods
    Betty Crocker
    Bisquick
    Cadbury
    Campbell’s
    Capri Sun
    Carnation
    Chef Boyardee
    Coca-Cola
    ConAgra Foods
    Delicious Brands cookies
    Duncan Hines
    Famous Amos
    Flowers Industries
    Frito Lay
    General Mills
    Green Giant
    Healthy Choice
    Heinz
    Hellmann’s
    Hershey
    Holsum
    Hormel
    Hungry Jack
    Hunt’s
    Interstate Bakeries
    Jiffy
    KC Masterpiece
    Keebler
    Kellogg’s
    Kid Cuisine
    Knorr
    Kool-Aid
    Kraft
    Lean Cuisine
    Lipton
    Loma Linda Foods
    Marie Callender’s
    Minute Maid
    MorningStar Farms
    Mrs. Butterworth’s
    Nabisco
    Nature Valley
    Nestlé
    Ocean Spray
    Ore-Ida
    Orville Redenbacher’s
    Pepperidge Farm
    Pepsi
    Philip Morris
    Pillsbury
    Pop Secret
    Post cereals
    PowerBar brand
    Prego
    Pringles
    Procter & Gamble
    Quaker
    Ragú
    Rice-A-Roni & Pasta Roni
    Schweppes
    Weight Watchers Smart Ones
    Stouffer’s
    Tombstone frozen pizza
    Totino’s
    Uncle Ben’s
    Unilever
    V8

well that's leaves grow your own veggies and drink water
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