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Obama Appoints Monsanto Fox to Guard Food Safety Hen House
Seattle Examiner ^ | 8/23/2009 | Fred Burks

Posted on 08/28/2009 10:24:05 PM PDT by ex-Texan

Former Monsanto vice president Michael Taylor may be responsible for more food-related illness and death than anyone in history. Yet he has recently been appointed by Obama to be the U.S. food safety czar. It looks like we have yet another case of the fox guarding the hen house.

The safety of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) in the public food supply has been hotly debated in Europe. As a result, labeling laws have been enacted there to allow consumers choice in the matter. Yet in the U.S., the powerful agriculture lobby, which is dominated by Monsanto and a few other mega-corporations, has managed to keep the GMO debate out of the media spotlight and thus out of public awareness.

Respected researcher Jeffrey Smith has worked tirelessly on this vital topic to report what the media has failed to cover. Below are excerpts of his comments regarding the recent appointment of the FDA's new food czar.

FDA scientists were asked to weigh in on ... the introduction of genetically modified (GM) foods. Secret documents now reveal that the experts were very concerned. Memo after memo described toxins, new diseases, nutritional deficiencies, and hard-to-detect allergens. They were adamant that the technology carried "serious health hazards," and required careful, long-term research, including human studies, before any genetically modified organisms (GMOs) could be safely released into the food supply.

But the biotech industry had rigged the game so that neither science nor scientists would stand in their way. They had placed their own man in charge of FDA policy, and he wasn't going to be swayed by feeble arguments related to food safety. No, he was going to do what corporations had done for decades to get past these types of pesky concerns. He was going to lie.

That man was Michael Taylor. He was Monsanto’s attorney before becoming policy chief at the FDA in 1991. Not long after leaving the FDA in 1994, he became a Monsanto vice president and its chief lobbyist. Now, as of last month, he is back again as the FDA's new food czar. Like so many other similar positions, it's been a revolving door between big business and government.

If you read the FDA's announcement of Taylor's appointment as FDA commissioner at this link, you will not find any mention of his work with Monsanto. He is introduced there as "a nationally recognized food safety expert and research professor at George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services."

If you read Taylor's bio on the website of George Washington University available here, you will see mentioned that he once worked as Vice President for Public Policy at Monsanto Corp, yet you will read nothing about his avid support of GMOs, nor the fact that his private law practice mentioned in the bio was largely in service to Monsanto.

Many had hoped that the more progressive Obama administration would not be as swayed by the deep pockets of mega-corporations as was the previous Bush administration. Sadly, it's too often turning out to be the same old story. Obama is repeatedly being more influenced by big money than by what's best for the public. For lots more on the serious danger of having Monsanto's Michael Taylor as U.S. food czar, read Jeffrey Smith's well researched article available here.

For a powerfully revealing video exposing the blatant corruption of Monsanto and their push to control the seed market and inject GMOs into the vast majority of our food supply, watch the excellent documentary The Future of Food at this link. For the sake of your own health, you will be glad you did.

The box immediately below provides several ideas on what you can do to educate yourself and spread the word about the health dangers of GMOs and of having former Monsanto execs in charge at the FDA. We also invite you to comment below and let us know what you think. How can we keep big business from endangering the health of the public?

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TOPICS: Editorial
KEYWORDS: bho44; brokenpromise; codex; corruption; foodsafety; healthcare; hr2749; obama; obamacare
CODEX again raises its ugly head in the Orwellian labeled 'Food Safety Act.' Under the complex provisions of this legislation the U.S. formally adopts a UN standard for all food crops. Under the provisions of the act all food grown in America would be required to spring from GM seeds under patent by food giant Monsanto Corporation.

Talk about government corruption and payola: Obama comes right out and hires the stooge responsible for GM seeds as Food Safety Czar. He does not even try to hide the corruption from view. Simply amazing . . .

By the way the infamous UN/ CODEX standard also outlaws all food supplements of any type or nature (including protein and health bars), all vitamins, minerals and other well known goodies sold at health food stores. The UN standard also makes all organic food illegal. For those of you concerned about bovine growth hormone, the bill makes using growth hormone mandatory: The hormone, known as "rbGH," has been linked to breast cancer and other forms of cancer.

Under the act the hormone will be infused into all dairy products, including ice cream, yogurt, butter and hundreds of bakery products we eat every day.

I urge you to do your own research on the issues of CODEX and bovine growth hormone. Personally, I gave up all milk products that are not certified as "rbGH free" about two years ago. Better safe than sorry . . .

1 posted on 08/28/2009 10:24:06 PM PDT by ex-Texan
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To: ex-Texan
The Failed Obama Administration©
2 posted on 08/28/2009 10:27:02 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: ex-Texan

We saw that coming. Most corrupt Wh ever!


3 posted on 08/28/2009 10:33:45 PM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: April Lexington; stephenjohnbanker; M. Espinola; TigerLikesRooster; FromLori; Liz
Obama has created new standards of graft and corruption. Monsanto is only the tip of the icerberg: Powerful lobbies paid millions in campaign bribes to the Dems.

A partial list includes: Kellogg and the Grocery Manufacturers of America, the American Meat Institute, and dozens of other GM food and agri-business organizations. These organization paid $ Millions in bribes to our corrupt Congressmen.

Big Government Gets in Your Food and Hurts Small Farmers

Insane Food Bill 2749: Totalitarian Control Of Our Food Supply

4 posted on 08/28/2009 10:35:45 PM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: ex-Texan
This is really scary stuff. Big money is having its way on Americans through manipulation of Congress. We MUST destroy Federal power before it destroys us...
5 posted on 08/28/2009 10:39:02 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: April Lexington; Cindy; Quix; All
It's Time to Wake Up !

Obama is a true believer in population control as a solution. Death and rationing are central themes in his health care proposals.

There is indeed a formerly secret NWO plan to eliminate all but 500 Million people from the earth. The plan has been explained in detail by leading politicos at Bilderberger meetings, Bohemian Grove, in Trilateral Commission meetings and the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

Video: Earth 2100: New World Order Agenda on Primetime Television

Excerpt:

* * * With the environment as a front which is often the case with the New World Order's Agenda the Illuminati's premise of the Human Condition as the enemy and the need to decrease us in order to sustain this planet is clear and present see the Georgia Guidestones. You will notice the many references to the population explosion mentioned throughout the film.

The potential reason for the FEMA camps and coffins might be explained with a surge in "environmental refugees fleeing to the United States. Seclusion, separation and even killing of the same refugees by armed Border Police in mass executions. Not to mention the number of deaths that would occur in the refugee camps from disease and hunger would also potentially be in the hundreds of thousands. * * *

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It is time for everybody to do their own research on these urgent issues.

Time is about to expire as soon as Congress meets in September. Obama has promised his paymasters very quick passage of the act. This is now top priority. Higher right now than Obamacare . . .

Please check my freeper page. There is a hot link provded so you may check all my posts.

I have posted other links and graphics that prove Obama is obsessed with death. The Democrats are obsessed with death and dying. Just like the corrupt state of Oregon that tells cancer patients, 'No chemotherapy for you. But we will give a suicide pill free of charge . . . '

6 posted on 08/28/2009 10:59:42 PM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: ex-Texan

http://underdogcinema.com/politics/the-world-according-to-monsanto
One of the World’s Most Toxic Industries. Watch this Documentary!


7 posted on 08/28/2009 11:08:28 PM PDT by mombrown1 (PA Coordinatior SAS The Second Amendment is the reset button for the Constitution)
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To: ex-Texan

If this Illuminati thing is true, then we the people need to round them all up and...


8 posted on 08/28/2009 11:11:52 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: ex-Texan

9 posted on 08/28/2009 11:24:27 PM PDT by ironwill (III - Molon Labe)
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To: ex-Texan

Getting set to implement the provisions of that bill that passed not long ago. The one that will kill small farms and maybe even gardens. Gotta grow that hybrid and GM stuff or Monsanto will file suit.


10 posted on 08/28/2009 11:59:16 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: TigersEye
This bill will kill the only bright spot in Oregon's economy -- the organic food industry. Small farmers make their living by growing wholesome organic veggies. Thousands of people earn a living in the organic food industry including workers in organic food markets. If this bill passes, it will put an end to thousands of jobs in a regional economy running almost on empty already.

Typical of Democrats: They act out of greed and corruption to destroy the jobs of millions. And no one will hold them accountable. Once the act passes the game is all over. The health impacts on seniors and the young alone ought to be seen as so severe that no reasonable person would support the bill.

This is Waxman, Pelosi and Obama at their worst. Taking graft and payoffs and then openly rewarding the biggest rat in the woodpile.

11 posted on 08/29/2009 12:13:53 AM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: mombrown1
Video: The World According to Monsanto

On March 11 a new documentary was aired on French television (ARTE – French-German cultural tv channel) by French journalist and film maker Marie-Monique Robin, The World According to Monsanto - A documentary that Americans are not supposed to ever see.

The gigantic biotech corporation Monsanto is threatening to destroy the agricultural biodiversity which has served mankind for thousands of years

12 posted on 08/29/2009 12:27:47 AM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: ex-Texan

I know. That’s what I thought last winter when this bill first hit the public. It’s a takeover of the entire food supply. Centralized control over everything that’s grown by the Federal government. You can have organic. It just has to be grown from Monsanto hybrid GM seed. Which, by previously existing patent law, you can’t save.


13 posted on 08/29/2009 12:31:24 AM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: ex-Texan; Alamo-Girl; airborne; AngieGal; aragorn; auggy; autumnraine; backhoe; basil; ...

INDEED, EX-TEXAN. THANKS.

And, PING LIST, PLEASE SEE POST #6 below EX-TEXAN; ‘s

END TIMES PING LIST “B” LEVEL PING.


14 posted on 08/29/2009 5:28:57 AM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: ex-Texan; All

Monsanto now has a government sanctioned monopoly on seed.
Small farmers have been fighting Monsanto for years.


15 posted on 08/29/2009 6:59:09 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the ping!


16 posted on 08/29/2009 7:40:20 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: ex-Texan; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


17 posted on 08/29/2009 9:51:42 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: ex-Texan

Great thread thank you.


18 posted on 08/29/2009 10:18:16 PM PDT by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: ex-Texan

From this one evil bill, chronic diseases, cancer, susceptibility to illness, pandemics and death will descend upon us. Which horseman of the apocalypse symbolized famine? And wasn’t another horseman plague?


19 posted on 08/30/2009 8:05:50 AM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Be prepared for tough times. FReepmail me to learn about our survival thread!)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion; stephenjohnbanker; Quix; TigerLikesRooster; M. Espinola; Travis McGee; ...
Luciferian inspired 'totalitarian dreams' of the Illuminati want fewer people on earth. Their political minions who command the NWO today are hell-bent on that goal. This collection of quotes goes a long way to proving that NWO types want to depopulate our planet:

The Move to Depopulate the Planet

Everything is linked. The Orwellian named 'Food Safety Act.' Swine Flu vaccine. Healthcare. Our open border policies. Obama's appointments are packed with corrupt lobby shills like Monsanto's Taylor. And NWO-UN-CFR promoters abound and so do secretive Bilderbergers and Trilateralists.

20 posted on 08/30/2009 9:22:15 AM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: ex-Texan

Thanks for the ping!


21 posted on 08/30/2009 10:49:45 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: ex-Texan

I’ve started saving my own seeds and plan to make sure that I have some planted and others stashed as just incase my crop is destroyed. IMHO this a perfect way for them to create a worldwide food shortages. Wonder how the vegans will feel about the outlawing of organics and being forced by Obama to consume GM foods?


22 posted on 08/30/2009 11:40:55 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: ironwill

Does he really have a big wart on his nose? I never noticed that.


23 posted on 09/08/2009 2:08:33 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama (We're mad, but when do we get REALLY mad?)
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To: PistolPaknMama

That’s him. I think it’s a mole. Heck, come to think of it, I think he’s a mole.


24 posted on 09/08/2009 2:54:02 PM PDT by ironwill (III - Molon Labe)
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To: ex-Texan

http://gaia-health.com/articles301/000301-big-pharma-scores-big-win-medicinal-herbs-disappear-eu.shtml

Medicinal herbs outlawed in the EU link.


25 posted on 09/25/2010 8:46:27 AM PDT by Joya
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