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SB 419: Wisconsin’s Honey and Vandana Shiva’s Law for Food Fascism

By Meryl Williamson

What the Wisconsin Senate is attempting to do to honey is the beginning of a long planned noose-tightening for local farmers and food producers by multinational corporations.  SB 419 offers a window into one of the ways they intend to achieve the death of local farming.

Vandana Shiva calls the laws that corporations are putting on the books that control food at a level never seen before in human history, “the Law for Food Fascism.”  Her speech on the future of food is about more than dangers from biotechnology; it’s about the ability of all of us to have a choice of the foods that we eat, and for our farmers to be able to freely use their own seeds, and grow food in the manner that they choose.

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