Non-GMO March in Washington DC – Jan 10

This is not a Eugene Chapter event.  We are posting it as a service to our members.  This comes to us from Food Democracy Now!:

RSVP: I will attend A Citizen’s Assembly of Support for Family Farmers vs. Monsanto on Thurs. Jan 10th @ 10:00 am

Dear Lisa

If you haven’t already heard, next Thursday January 10th, family farmers will enter a courtroom in Washington DC in the appeal of their landmark court case challenging Monsanto’s abusive patent infringement lawsuits against America’s family farmers.

Once again leaders in Washington DC have proven themselves out of touch with the will of the American people. Nowhere is this more true than in food and agricultural policy, where both parties have allowed agribusiness and biotech companies to write the rules and ram the approval of new GMO crops down our throats, threatening human health, the environment and the livelihoods of family farmers.

Over the holidays Food Democracy Now! sent several urgent alerts regarding GMO salmon and our lawsuit, OSGATA vs Monsanto, to protect family farmers from unwanted contamination of their crops by Monsanto’s genetically engineered pollen.

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