If you care about healthy food, clean water, and strong local economies, now is an important time to call U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow.
The FDA, which is supposed to protect us from harmful chemicals, sided with the chemical industry and declined to ban BPA in spite of increasing scientific concern over its use in baby products.
On April 1, 2012 an Invasive Species Order (ISO) that the DNR issued in December 2010 prohibiting the possession of certain breeds of swine will go into effect. Local farmers will be affected by the ISO.
On Monday, 45 U.S. representatives and 10 U.S. senators signed a letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg in support of a legal petition that asks the FDA to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.