Barbara H. Peterson on August 21st, 2011

Canada will be the egg producing capitol of transgenicfrankenfishsalmoneelthings, with NO preemptive oversight from the FDA.

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Barbara H. Peterson on January 22nd, 2010

It is blatantly obvious that criminals are in charge of the government. That being the case, what else can you expect? Mobsters are mobsters, and that is what they do. They pat each other on the back for a “job well done,” then go on to the next appointment/assignment.

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Barbara H. Peterson on September 10th, 2009

The same agricultural policies that made farmers into commodity crop growers are at the root of the current obesity epidemic. According to a report by the Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy called “Food Without Thought: How US Farm Policy Contributes to Obesity,” “the problem with the extensive use of cheap commodities in food products is that they fall into the very dietary categories that have been linked to obesity: added sugars and fats. US Farm policies driving down the price of these commodities made added sugars and fats some of the cheapest food substances to produce. High fructose corn syrup and hydrogenated vegetable oils – products that did not even exist a few generations ago but are now hard to avoid – have proliferated thanks to artificially cheap corn and soybeans.”[13] In other words, US farm policies make poor eating habits an economically sensible choice – with long-term negative health consequences for consumers and economically devastating consequences for family farmers.

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CIFOR Releases Guidelines to Foodborne Outbreak Response; FSWG Issues Key Control Findings By Rady Ananda The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response just released its Guidelines for Foodborne Outbreak Response. Earlier this month, Obama’s new Food Safety Working Group, headed by Monsanto executive Michael Taylor, released its Key Control Findings. Decentralizing the food supply would […]

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