Monday, October 19, 2009

Tell USDA: Keep Nanotech OUT of Organic!

From the the Center for Food Safety's True Food Network website:

USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is voting on whether nanotechnology should be banned from use in Organic products. Thanks to your overwhelming outcry in May 2009 the Board's initial recommendation is to keep nanotech out of organic entirely. Now, we need your help again to make sure USDA holds the line! The critical vote on the Board's final recommendation will be held in Washington D.C. on Nov 3.

Nanotechnology is contrary to Organic Principles and could further entrench industrial/chemical agriculture and industrial food as our dominant paradigm, to the detriment of public health and the environment. Tell NOSB to ensure the integrity of Organic on this issue by voting that USDA ban nanotechnology as an excluded method.

Read more and take action now
(takes you to True Food Network website)

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