Topic

labeling

3 petitions

Started 2 months ago

Petition to Donald J. Trump, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, senator, Cory A. Booker, Robert Menendez, Lindsey Graham, Tim Scott, bob, robert casey, Tammy Duckworth, Charles E. Schumer, kiris , Kirsten Gillibrand, Tammy Baldwin, Ron Johnson

#SaveOldGlory - Enact 300% tariff imported US Flags

The U.S. Flag Industry Needs Your Help! We who are passionate about providing our customers with American-made U.S. flags face a threat. Currently, online companies, like Amazon, sell improperly labeled imported U.S. Flags. We are the Flag Manufacturers Association of America (FMAA), and we are committed to the production of the greatest symbol of our country with 100% American factories, workers and materials. The Textile Act requires that a label is attached to each flag until it reaches the end user and MUST state both Country of Origin and material content. The Textile Act also requires that Country of Origin be stated in advertising: “You must disclose country of origin information in mail order or internet advertising, such as catalogs, including that disseminated on the internet.” The dramatic growth in online shopping has brought this issue of improper labeling to the forefront. Sales are gaining momentum, and we expect this growth to continue. This affects our livelihood and the pride we take in making U.S. Flags in the United States. We need you to take action. Operation Save Old Glory - “Fair Play – Fair Labeling – Fair Trade” You can level the playing field in the U.S. Flag Industry by helping us achieve these three goals. 1. Fair Play - Enact Tariff Enact 300% tariff -HTS code 6307.90.9825 - Imported U.S. Flags Imported U.S. Flag companies are not playing by the rules Help us compete against illegally labeled imported U.S. flags from China 2. Fair Labeling - Alert Amazon Force Amazon to police 3rd party sellers of imported U.S. Flags Flags do not have Country of Origin label attached and wording included in Internet Ads This breaks the law and violates the Textile and Wool Act 3.   Fair Trade - Pressure FTC Demand FTC investigates three Major Importers that sell on Amazon. G128, VSVO, and Anley are illegally selling U.S. Flags online They break the law by not labeling the product with Country of Origin & material content Show your true colors!

Flag Manufacturers Association of America (FMAA)
56 supporters
Update posted 12 months ago

Petition to President Trump's Agricultural and Rural Advisory Team, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

Americans Want Labeled Beef

Please support the clear and transparent labeling of USA born, raised and harvested beef. Getting this definition attached to the phrase “Product of the USA” is your only assurance that the beef you purchase was solely raised in the United States.  The United States Cattlemen's Association asks that only beef that has been born, raised and harvested in the United States be labeled as U.S.A. Beef. Due to the repeal of the Country-of-Origin Labeling law in 2015, there are no clear definitions for what constitutes a U.S. beef product. For example, cattle or beef that is imported into our borders and then undergoes further processing or handling at a USDA-inspected facility can be labeled as a "Product of the United States”, even if the handling of the product was minimal.This lack of a clearly defined label is highly misleading to the consumer. Consumers are only able to make wise choices if provided the information they need to make those choices. Clear, Transparent, Defined labeling fulfills: 1. Consumers desire transparency and freedom of choice in the foods they purchase. Consumers are aware that there may be different feed, veterinary practices or husbandry practices that are used in raising beef or cattle in other countries. For example, some countries utilize forced or slave labor in the raising of cattle and production of beef. Other countries cause irreparable environmental damage, either through rainforest deforestation or harmful production practices. Consumers have the right to make decisions that align with their personal values and beliefs.  2. The ability of consumers and retailers to recognize products that have been recalled, thereby increasing food safety at home and in the grocery store. Consumers and retailers need to have the capacity to trace product and make smart decisions in the case of bio-security issues involving herd health or when emerging zoonotic diseases come to light  3. The prevention of U.S. economic loss by ensuring our ranchers, feedlot owners, and backgrounders are all allowed the opportunity to succeed in a global marketplace. U.S. cattle producers need to have the ability to differentiate their domestic product from imported product in the marketplace. Country-of-origin labeling prevents U.S. agriculture jobs from being outsourced to other countries who can produce beef at a lower cost due to less stringent environmental and workplace regulations. Just as Americans don't want U.S. factories moved overseas, why would we send agriculture jobs out of our country? Please support the clear and transparent labeling of USA born, raised and slaughtered beef.  For more information, visit United States Cattlemen's Association at www.uscattlemen.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/uscattlemens 

Americans Want Labeled Beef
2,701 supporters