Hundreds of people attended the Flush the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) rally that was held in Madison, WI on Sat. Aug. 10th. Participants included folks attending both the national Vets for Peace conference and the Democracy Convention occuring back to back that weekend in Madison. FFD board member and organic dairy/beef farmer, Jim Goodman, was among the speakers at the rally.
Here is a link to a video of the full rally: Rally to Derail Fast Track and Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which you can watch and Share with friends, family, computer-savvy pets, and total strangers.
The latest botulism scare involved contaminated whey protein powder traded by New Zealand based Fronterra is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of potential food problems hurting farmers and consumers alike if the TPP is approved by Congress. For more on this scandal: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/print/2013-08-05/botulism-scare-halts-fonterra-milk-powder-sales-to-china-russia.html
Call Congress TODAY to express your opposition to Fast Track and passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)!
Congressional switchboard: (202) 224-3121