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Tell the USDA to immediately ban field tests of genetically engineered crops

Wheat

Progress: 98%
Progress: 98%
Alerts Taken: 78798     Goal: 80000

Monsanto’s unapproved genetically engineered (GE) “Roundup Ready” wheat was found growing in a random Oregon field last week.


The farmer doesn’t know how it got there. Neither does anyone else since Monsanto ended field testing this type of wheat eight years ago. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently investigating the extent of the contamination. But this story isn’t surprising.

GE crops can’t be controlled. The fact is that contamination happens all the time while companies like Monsanto experiment with nature and our food supply. Putting an end to field testing is the only way to stop it.

Tell the USDA that the only way to prevent contamination is to put an immediate ban on field testing GE crops.

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Ban field tests of GE crops immediately

Dear Secretary Vilsack,

Sincerely,
[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]

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