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Call your Senators

May 7th, 2010 (10:44 am)

If this article (http://foodfreedom.wordpress.com/2010/04/24/s-510-is-hissing-in-the-grass/#more-1828) is accurate, Bill S 510 is one scary piece of work. For example:

3. It would allow the government, under Maritime Law, to define the introduction of any food into commerce (even direct sales between individuals) as smuggling into “the United States.” [This would cover] food produced anywhere within the land mass of this country and “entering into” it by virtue of being produced.
Or, this:
5. It would remove the right to clean, store and thus own seed in the US, putting control of seeds in the hands of Monsanto and other multinationals...
Senator Amy Klobuchar: http://klobuchar.senate.gov/contactamy.cfm
Senator Al Franken: http://www.franken.senate.gov/contact/