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Thrust of argument: Jim Goodman writes 'On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. A gross misnomer, since the bill's real purpose is to preempt the rights of state and local governments to pass laws requiring the mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), to overturn GMO labeling laws already in place in several states and to prevent the passage of any federal mandatory GMO labeling law.

If this bill becomes law, U.S. consumers will be deprived of basic information about the content of their food, information they want and have a right to know. It will prohibit truthful disclosure and non-misleading free speech, clearly a violation of the First Amendment'.
Direction of resistance / implied resistance: We cannot allow corporations to have the power to lie like this or in any way any more.

 

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bae (at half strength)
AT APPROX 565.00 capita (at half strength)
AT APPROX 486.20 centrica AT APPROX 145.00 directline AT APPROX 358.70 g4s AT APPROX 252.90 gkn AT APPROX 298.40 glencore AT APPROX 343.00 m&s AT APPROX 319.30 rollsroyce (at half strength)
AT APPROX 839.50 rsa (at half strength)
AT APPROX 601.00 standardlife AT APPROX 417.90

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Removal of resistance: We need an industrial honesty law/act. Unification: Go on Corbyn. We want a law which will allow us to shut down a business 'just' for lying to customers. Above 10,000 customers lied to should equal instant shut-down of the business - as for jobs 'lost' - the business can be closed, sold off, and the workers given a pay off and helped with getting new jobs. After all, it would be unreasonable to say 'let's keep the mafia open because it provides jobs to its family members'.
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http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/08/21/truth-in-labeling-its-our-right-to-know-whats-in-our-food/

 

 

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