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Michael Taylor: Monsanto's Man in the Obama Administration - August 2009
Organic Consumers Association ^ | August 14, 2009 | Isabella Kenfield

Posted on 12/03/2010 8:01:14 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty

Michael R. Taylor's appointment by the Obama administration to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 7th sparked immediate debate and even outrage among many food and agriculture researchers, NGOs and activists. The Vice President for Public Policy at Monsanto Corp. from 1998 until 2001, Taylor exemplifies the revolving door between the food industry and the government agencies that regulate it. He is reviled for shaping and implementing the government's favorable agricultural biotechnology policies during the Clinton administration.

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TOPICS: Agriculture; Food; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: democrats; fail; famineact; foodregulation; liberalfascism; monsanto; obama; officeoffoods; s510; ugh

Meet Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods

Michael R. Taylor was named deputy commissioner for foods at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January 2010. He is the first individual to hold the position, which was created along with a new Office of Foods in August 2009.

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1 posted on 12/03/2010 8:01:17 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty
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To: Eagle of Liberty

Regulatory Capture, pure and simple.

Look at EVERY government agency or department and it’s there, more or less.

2 posted on 12/03/2010 8:14:55 AM PST by SJSAMPLE
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Can anyone think of any government agency on any level that isn’t rotten to the core with corruption?

3 posted on 12/03/2010 8:23:18 AM PST by Califreak (November 2008 proved that Idiocracy isn't just a movie anymore)
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