Wednesday, December 01, 2010 – Unfortunately, today the Senate passed S. 510, The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. If signed into law it would significantly expand FDA authority, especially over small farms and local food producers. The result: elimination of competition for big Agribusiness and limitations on what you choose to eat and drink.
We intend to fight final passage of the bill in the House and every step of the way to the President. If signed into law, we will mobilize the public to oppose its implementation.
Meanwhile, here are the Senators who voted to pass S. 510, and let’s make it clear that we will not forget the way they voted when they come up for re-election: