By Norman Miller
Environmental Politics Casebook: Genetically transformed meals comprises testimony, magazine and newspaper articles, e-book chapters, and curiosity crew communications corresponding to press releases and online briefs, in addition to different experiences and studies that represent the important components of the general public debate at the genetic amendment of foodstuff. A spouse to Environmental Politics: curiosity teams, the Media, and the Making of coverage, it presents the substantive, designated, case-in-point program for practices and rules formerly mentioned basically in conception, protecting the elemental textual content compact and current.
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Skeen), I will withdraw the amendment, but look forward to working with both of my colleagues to find the appropriate venue within the committee so that we can start to get these agencies to be aware of this major concern of public policy. I thank the gentleman again for his work on this matter and for his work on the agricultural bill. And again, my gratitude to the gentlewoman from Ohio (Ms. Kaptur). It is an honor to be with her in this House. Ms. KAPTUR: Mr. Chairman, I say to the gentleman from Cleveland, Ohio (Mr.
C. ) is amended by inserting after section 409 the following section: “USER FEES REGARDING SAFETY OF GENETIC FOOD ADDITIVES “SEC. 409A. —In the case of genetic food additives, the Secretary shall in accordance with this section assess and collect a fee on each petition that is filed under section 409(b)(1). The fee shall be collected from the person who submits the petition, is due upon submission of the petition, and shall be assessed in an amount determined under subsection (c). This section applies as of the first fiscal year that begins after the date of promulgation of the final rule required in section 5 of the Genetically Engineered Food Safety Act (referred to in this section as the 'first applicable fiscal year').
Under the bill, a farmer who plants a non-genetically engineered crop, but whose crop came to contain genetically engineered material from natural causes such as wind carrying pollen from a genetically engineered plant is not subject to penalties under the bill. This is the case so long as the farmer did not intend or did not negligently permit this to occur. And, finally, the bill directs the Secretary of HHS to make grants to study the possible health and environmental risks associated with genetically engineered foods.
Environmental Politics Casebook: Genetically Modified Foods by Norman Miller