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Opponents Score a Victory in Senate against ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

from World Truth TV:

In its short-term government-funding bill, the US Senate will propose an end to a budget provision that protects genetically-modified seeds from litigation despite possible health risks.

Called “The Monsanto Protection Act” by opponents, the budget rider shields biotech behemoths like Monsanto, Cargill and others from the threat of lawsuits and bars federal courts from intervening to force an end to the sale of a GMO (genetically-modified organism) even if the genetically-engineered product causes damaging health effects.

The US House of Representatives approved a three-month extension to the rider in their own short-term FY14 Continuing Resolution spending bill, which was approved last week by the lower chamber.

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1 comment to Opponents Score a Victory in Senate against ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

  • Paul Prichard (Paper Bear)

    I don’t think this is getting coverage in the whore corporate news media.
    The legislators who voted for this nonsensical piece of legislation think they can get away with any treachery.
    Since when does a piece of legislation tell the judiciary who NOT to prosecute ?

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