Update #2 ·

This bill will squash your right to know

Congressman Pompeo and his gang of Big Food bullies are once again trying to deny consumers our right to know what we are eating and feeding our families. 

The bill that would deny voters the right to pass state bills to label genetically engineered foods—and make mandatory labeling at the federal level impossible—has just been reintroduced in Congress, despite hundreds of thousands of emails and phone calls from people like you opposing this corporate power-grab. 

Pompeo’s bill dubbed the “Denying Americans the Right-to-Know Act” (DARK Act)—would:

•    Prevent states from adopting their own GE labeling laws.

•    Block any attempt by states to make it illegal for food companies to put a “natural” label on products that contain GE ingredients.

 •    Prevent the Food and Drug Administration from requiring companies to label GE ingredients and instead continue a failed 14-year “voluntary” labeling policy.

The bill also seeks to create a federal certification process for voluntary non-GMO labels. While non-GMO marketing claims allow companies to distinguish themselves in the marketplace, the labeling of non-GE foods and organic foods is limited to only about 2% of products on the shelves and is not a substitute for mandatory disclosure.   

Tell Congress to OPPOSE the DARK Act!

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