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Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

Published on Monday, July 27, 2015 by Common Dreams by Nadia Prupis, staff writer File this under unsurprising, but nefarious nonetheless. Members of U.S. Congress who vote against mandatory labeling for genetically modified (GMO) products receive three times as much funding from the food and agriculture lobbies as their colleagues, according to new reporting from Open Secrets, a project […]

Corporate Victory Will ‘Screw’ Local Farmers as Amendment Passes in Missouri

Corporate Victory Will ‘Screw’ Local Farmers as Amendment Passes in Missouri

Published on Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Agribusiness giants scored a victory in Missouri on Tuesday when voters narrowly approved a corporate-backed state constitutional amendment that critics say will threaten animal rights, remove checks and balances around food safety, and make it more difficult to regulate industrial farming […]

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