Given the deluge of deceptive propaganda supporting passage of S 510, the Food ‘Safety’ Modernization Act, we feel it necessary to reproduce articles warning about the dangers of such legislation. The following 2009 article discusses the implications of a speech given by FDA Commissioner Lester M. Crawford in 2004 regarding seeds. ~Ed.
Food Safety Regulations: Intended quicksand for sustainable agriculture
By Linn Cohen-Cole
January 8, 2009
Hidden inside regulations that are not voted on by any legislators representing the public are massive bars to all involvement in farming by small farmers. The monopolistic, unconstitutional, destructive reality of those regulations appear obvious when time is taken to look carefully.
Posted in Biotechnology, CorpoGov, Factory Farms, FDA, Food Criminalization, Food Legislation, Gardening, Genetically Engineered Food
Tagged animal ID, fda control, fda corruption, food freedom, food safety, NAIS, natural food, seed is food
By David Augenstein
Journal of Living Food and Healing
Two international figures came out last week to make serious statements about farm and food freedom. Sir Julian Rose and the ICPPC Manifesto and Michael Schmidt with his Edmonton Declaration. Michael sent me his and Julian sent his to Kimberly Hartke. I thought it appropriate to tie these two together.
Posted in Biotechnology, Environment, Factory Farms, Food Criminalization, Food Legislation, Genetically Engineered Food, Health Foods, Land Rights, Monopolies, organic, Peasants, Farmers, Ranchers, pollution, Sustainable Practices
Tagged Edmonton Declaration, farm freedom, food freedom, International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside, julian rose, michael schmidt, natural food, raw milk