Update #6 ·

Stop the Power Grab!

According to a recent survey from the Consumer Reports' National Research Center, seven out of 10 Americans don't want synthetic and non-organic ingredients in certified organic foods.

So what is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program doing under the direction of Miles McEvoy? Catering to the big players in the organic and natural foods industry by changing the process to allow more non-organic materials in organics.

It’s a clear power grab to promote the interests of industry over the rights of consumers. And it’s wrong. That’s why we organized a protest last week—a protest that led to the arrest of our political director.

Are we going to let an arrest stop us? No way. But we need your help to keep this fight alive.

Campaign closed

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