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Mischa Popoff
Mischa Popoff
Policy Advisor, Heartland Institute
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      Mischa Popoff

      Mischa Popoff grew up on an organic grain farm and worked as a USDA-contract organic inspector. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Is it Organic?, a Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute, and delivers lectures in defense of modern, science-based food production.

Organic Tail Wagging In DC

              FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2009, file photo, bottles of Heinz organic tomato ketchup are on display inside Costco in Mountain View, Calif. The organic industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states. But that isn’t going over well with everyone in Congress. Tensions between conventional and organic agriculture boiled over this week during a late-night House Agriculture Committee debate on a sweeping farm bill that has for decades propped up traditional crops and largely ignored organics. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

It’s not just politicians who stopped listening to We the People. Every industry group in America’s most important sector, farming, wasted the last 16 years trying to compromise with a special-interest group that has no respect for science. This will hopefully end on January 20th when a businessman takes the helm.

Time for organic activists to stop spreading lies

3:53 PM 04/23/2014

Wouldn’t making it in America be easy if you could just pass laws to put your competition out of business? That’s precisely what’s being attempted by anti-GMO organic activists across America today. Rather than win one consumer at a time in the market, attempts are being made to either label foods containing genetically-modified ingredients like a pack of cigarettes, or to simply ban them outright.