Senate Funding Bill Won’t Include ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

Senate Funding Bill Won’t Include ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

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crops-planted-kconnors-morguefileThe Senate bill to keep the government funded will drop a controversial provision that food safety advocates warn lets agricultural giants avoid judicial oversight.

The provision, dubbed the “Monsanto Protection Act,” was extended under the House’s continuing resolution passed last week. Under the Senate bill, it will expire at the end of the month.

(READ the full story in The Hill)

Photo by K Connors via Morguefile


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