So much for organic farming?
March 18, 2009 1:02 PM Subscribe
No conflict of interest there, no sir.
posted by bitter-girl.com (56 comments total)
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Organic food fans and small farmers alike are saying if HR 875 is passed, it will mean the end of organic farming in the United States. An overstatement? Perhaps, but HR 875 has serious flaws. The bill, introduced by Rosa DeLauro last month (who happens to be married to Stanley Greenburg of Monsanto, the world's largest producer of herbicides, chemical fertilizers and genetically engineered seeds), is here
This isn't the first bill that could damages small farms under the guise of protecting consumers. Remember NAIS
? HR 875 isn't getting a lot of press yet except on slightly fringe
. Two less-panicky responses to the bill here