This is how it starts. A government official sending up a test balloon for a major policy change weakening organic standards. Let’s pop that balloon on arrival!
When USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach recently made comments before the House Agriculture Subcommittee, he had the audacity to suggest that it is time to discuss the possibility of allowing gene-edited GMOs within organic production. This is outrageous.
But if we need to have that discussion, here’s our answer… NO!