Thursday, February 1, 2007

Public Comment

The USDA is taking public comment about a new genetically engineered corn they would like to approve. Here's the link:

Remember in this case to state more than just "I don't want you to"
Don't forget to remind them that other genetically engineered products now have 1. gone wild (those resistant to roundup) 2. killed native bugs/bees important for pollination and most importantly 3. They are PROVEN detrimental for long term human consumption. See one site Here

You can find many more references to the Germany studied sited above on line. If you want to add more there are lots more references.

Here are the directions for mailing or emailing your comments:

APHIS is seeking comments on the petition and invites comments on the EA. Send an original and three copies of postal mail or commercial delivery comments to Docket No. APHIS-2006-0157, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A-03.8, 4700 River Road, Unit 118, Riverdale, Md. 20737-1238. If you wish to submit a comment using the

Internet, go to the Federal eRulemaking portal at, select “Animal and plant Health Inspection Service” from the agency drop-down menu; then click on “Submit.” In the Docket ID column, select APHIS-2006-0157 to submit or view public comments and to view supporting and related materials available electronically.

Comments are posted on the Web site and may also be viewed at USDA, Room 1141, South Building, 14th St. and Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C., between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. To facilitate entry into the comment reading room, please call (202) 690-2817.

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