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: isabelle 25 Feb 2012
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If anyone from the USDA reads this, please explain why you would do such a thing:

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"...Despite links to organ damage and mutated insects, the USDA says that it is changing the rules so that genetically modified seed companies like Monsanto will get ‘speedier regulatory reviews’. With the faster reviews, there will be even less time spent on evaluating the potential dangers. Why? Because Monsanto is losing sales with longer approval terms.

The changes are expected to take full effect in March when they’re published in the Federal Register. The USDA’s goal is to cut the approval time for GMO crops in half in order to speedily implement them into the global food supply. The current USDA process takes longer than they would like due to ‘public interest, legal challenges, and the challenges associated with the advent of national organic food standards‘ says USDA deputy administrator Michael Gregoire...."

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1) Leslie Wilson (19 Mar 2012)
This is absolutely unacceptable!!! We need to stand up for our rights and DEMAND that they stop turning a blind eye to what GMOs do to our health!! Other countries see how harmful and poisonous Monsanto is WHY CAN'T WE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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