Did you know the food industry is busy
lobbying Congress to change the law so that artificial
ingredients can be included in foods labeled
Tell Congress that you don't want to buy
"organic" food made with chemically-derived
As the primary shoppers in our
households, we've got enough to worry about without having to
question the authenticity of the food labels we read at the
But big food manufacturers such as Kraft
are lobbying Congress to change the law so that artificial
ingredients can be included in foods labeled "100%
organic." Tell Congress not to weaken this law!
Why can't they just leave well enough
alone? In a word -- profit. Food companies know that educated
consumers care about the foods they eat and are willing to pay
more for healthy products that carry the "organic"
Cynically, the industry is claiming that
consumers do not care about the use of artificial ingredients in
food products labeled "organic" and are trying to slip
this change into the law without any public input whatsoever.
But U.S. consumers definitely do care! A recent nationwide
survey by the nonpartisan watchdog group Consumers Union found
that an overwhelming 85% of Americans said they do not expect
food labeled as "organic" to contain artificial
Now, we must make sure that the public's
voice is heard - and not simply that of big business. But we
must act quickly - Congress could take up the issue this week.
Tell Congress that "organic"
should mean exactly that - no artificial ingredients allowed!
Thank you for taking action today!
here to sign petition.