Members of Congress to USDA: Protect Organic Integrity

Thanks to your calls and emails, 56 members of Congress have signed onto a letter asking USDA to maintain the current ban on planting GE alfalfa and address the serious deficiencies in the draft Environmental Impact Statement. The letter points to the threat GE contamination poses to the integrity of organic: ‚ÄúConsumers today respect and rely on what the USDA certified organic seal represents, which includes no GE contamination.”

Read the congressional sign-on letter (opens PDF).

Read Sen. Leahy and Rep. DeFazio’s press release.

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