[Market-farming] comment period on GMO's

Nubian51 at aol.com Nubian51 at aol.com
Thu Feb 26 07:15:08 EST 2004


In a message dated 2/25/2004 8:16:05 PM Central America Standard Tim, 
jeduck at midwest.net writes:

> I would like the have a copy, too Nubian51 at aol.com


Thank you.

Margaret

>  
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: Nan Johnson 
>> To: marketfarming 
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 6:55 PM
>>  Subject: [Market-farming] comment period on GMO's
>>  
>> 
>>    In early Feb., Lucy Goodman alerted us to the opportunity to send 
>> comments (via mail or email) to USDA regarding proposed regulations on GMO's 
>> (comment period ends March 23rd) 
>>   
>>     I have condensed the USDA request for comments into a mere 3 pages, and 
>> urge anyone with a spare moment (hah!) to read through it and then send 
>> comments.   Email me OFF LIST and I will send you the document (surprisingly 
>> easy to understand).
>>   
>>    Remember when the NOP regulations were first proposed by USDA, and over 
>> 260,000 people wrote in to say they were awful.  It mattered!  Now we have a 
>> chance to challenge Monsanto and cohorts.  
>>  
>>    There are a number of short position papers on GMO's that I would be 
>> happy to email to anyone not quite sure of how they want to word their 
>> comments.  I was shocked to learn how many natural and organic food companies are 
>> owned in part by Monsanto - almost every brand that I buy!  I am glad Lucy 
>> alerted us to this opportunity to make our voices heard.
>>   
>> nan johnson 
>> dancing goats farm
>>  zone 7b, n. mississippi
>>  
> 

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