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Keep the Date

Positions presented may not necessarily match the official platform of the Environmental Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii. The Environmental Caucus does fully support Right to Know legislation and we strive to learn and inform the public about the … Continue reading

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Action Request – taken from www.fooddemocracynow.org

Add your voice to the growing opposition to all things Roundup!! The Environmental Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii has taken up the position that consumers have the RIGHT TO KNOW the truth about GMO, Roundup and Monsanto seed … Continue reading

Roundup may be the most dangerous herbicide on the Planet

This post is for information and doesnʻt reflect a policy of the Democratic Party of Hawaii.

Peer review study by independent scientists shows Monsantoʻs claim that Roundup is is as safe as aspiring is a lie.  Impacts on health are broad.

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Senate proposing rider to override Court decisions on GMO Crops

The biotech industry has quietly inserted a dangerous policy rider into the Continuing Resolution (CR) now being debated on the Senate floor.This dangerous rider was not included in the House-passed CR, and we are extremely disappointed to see that the Senate has included it. Though wrapped in a “farmer-friendly” package, this Monsanto-driven rider is simply a biotech industry ploy to continue to plant GE crops even when a court of law has found they were approved illegally.

Click here to petition the Senate to oppose this rider.

The Environment Caucus steering committee has had several very interesting conversations about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and frankly they have changed my mind on the unknown dangers of GMOs.

This is a great article on GMOs and a very interesting blog. Read it and learn.

 

GMO Labling

Tuesday April 3 9am C&C committee on Safety, Economic Development and Government Affairs – Resolution 12-57 is to be heard that tries to get foodstuffs that contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) properly labeled so consumers know what they are buying- so they have a choice – so they can make an informed decision on such purchases. It is simply called, “The Right to Know.” The right to know is not about making a claim GMO’s are good or bad, rather, it is about advancing consumer rights.