“Monsanto Protection Act”: anti-GMO conspiracy theorists lose it over minor deregulation

The following is an excerpt.

Anti-GMO conspiracy theorists are losing it over a minor deregulatory provision in Congress’s short-term appropriations bill. Infowars.com declares, “Senate passes Monsanto Protection Act, granting Monsanto power over U.S. government.” The Daily Sheeple calls the provision, “the most dangerous food act ever to pass the US Congress.” Food Democracy Now claims that “Monsanto and the biotech industry are working behind closed doors to undermine your basic rights.”

So what is this “most dangerous food act ever” that “undermines our basic rights” and “grants Monsanto power over the U.S. government”? Well, Russia Today (RT) news claims that “it would strip federal courts of the authority to immediately halt the planting and sale of genetically modified (GMO) seed crop regardless of any consumer health concerns.” But this is entirely false, as is nearly every other claim being spread about the bill.

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