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20 Apr

I have the right to know what’s in my food!

Posted in Political America on 20.04.12

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Hitler is alive and well in the United States and in control of our food supply!

I want to know if my food is modified!Rumor has it that genetically modified (GM) foods are properly tested, safe and are very possibly the ultimate answer to world hunger. Right this very minute, states like Vermont are being pushed into a corner. We the people want to know which foods are GM foods. We want labeling on the products we purchase so we can make the decision if we want to purchase them or not. Companies like Monsanto are fighting that request. They are even threatening to sue states like Vermont if they go ahead with labeling plans. As you can guess, Vermont is buckling under the pressure of affordability. Other states are watching closely. How can already strapped states afford to defend their stand on this request with the likes of fat cats such as Monsanto with very deep pockets bullying them into submission? It seems to me that the corporate mafia is alive and well these days. And you thought Al Capon was a bad guy! You thought Hitler was dead?

Let’s get to the facts. According to Pushpa M. Bhargava, a world renowned biologist, genetically modified organisms are a major contributor to the sharply deteriorating health of America. Dr. John Boyles, a Ohio allergist states “I used to test for soy allergies all the time, but now that soy is genetically engineered, it is so dangerous that I tell people never to eat it.” Michigan internal medicine specialist, Dr. Amy Dean who is a board member of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) further states and “strongly recommends patients eat strictly non-genetically modified foods.Dr. Edward W. Pearson, honor graduate of the University of Florida as well as the South Florida College of Medicine, a Diplomat with the American Board of Holistic Medicine and graduate of the Institute of Functional Medicine, is of the same mindset. He practices along side of his wife Dr. Julie Pearson, who is a specialist in pediatric health, pregnancy and organic healthcare. They started the New Medicine Foundation with a global mission to elevate the health and health education of humanity. Their practice has set out to correct the ailing healthcare systems throughout the world. They feel very strongly that there is a complete lack of health education from our schools to our healthcare systems and that the conventional medical model has been corrupted with the profitability of our drug and surgery based emergency care system.

The truth is that the AAEM has called out to “Physicians to educate their patients, the medical community and the public to avoid GM foods when possible and provide educational materials concerning GM foods and health risks.” They also called for a moratorium on GM foods, as well as labeling and long-term independent studies. The AAEM further stated that there are “Several animal studies (that) indicate serious health risks associated with GM food,” Some of those risks included accelerated aging, insulin regulation, infertility, immune problems and changes in gastrointestinal and other major organ systems. The AAEM went on further to conclude that “There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health effects…there is causation,”.

What happened between 1990 and now? Back then, it was the FDA’s scientific consensus that GM foods were dangerous and could possibly create difficulties with allergies, poisons, nutritional problems, gut issues and even new diseases. It was originally the FDA that recommended long term testing of new GMO foods.

Well, I’ll tell you what happened. Political agendas ordered the FDA to promote biotechnology. The FDA’s answer to that order was to hire Michael Taylor, Monsanto’s former attorney, to oversee the formation of GMO policy. Doesn’t this sound like the story of the wolf guarding the hen house? The Whitehouse wolves pressured the FDA to get GM foods to store shelves quickly, forcing officials to rubber-stamp research from greedy biotech companies like Monsanto. Once again, it is proven that the FDA is in bed with big corporations in addition to big pharma.

Don’t believe me, guess where Mr. Michael Taylor went next. He later returned to Monsanto and became their Vice President leaving that position in January of 2010 because he was appointed deputy commissioner for foods at the FDA. The bottom line is that there is a revolving door policy between government regulators, the FDA and the biotech industry. That revolving door allowed GM foods to enter our food supply ten years ago blindly led by those with ulterior motives, no safety studies and without even a single published human clinical trial. Doesn’t this sound like something we have read about in history books? I think the guys name I’m referring to is Hitler! I for one am appalled. You should be too.

Shout Out! No more Genetically Modified Food!Follow suit and have your voice heard. Pick up the phone now and call Governor Schumlin’s office. He needs our support so that he too isn’t controlled by the Hitler’s of the world.

His phone number is: 802-828-3333
The toll free number is: 800-649-6825
The fax number is: 802-828-3339
Emails can also be sent to: GovernorVT@state.vt.us

Vermont’s GMO Labeling law is sitting in their legislature and their legislative session ends May 1st. This law needs to be passed before the end of their session. Tell the governor not to buckle under Monsanto’s pressure. With the support of the people behind him, he can only succeed. Cave in and we’re all losers anyway. We shouldn’t let a lawsuit dictate our actions. Right is right, genetically modified or not!

 

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12 Apr

Urgent National Action Alert!!

Posted in Political America on 12.04.12

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Stand up for your right to know what is in our food!

From Organic Consumers Association website …

“OCA has learned, as we reported last week, that Vermont may not pass the GMO Labeling law now languishing in the state legislature, because Monsanto has threatened to sue the state if they pass the bill. According to informed sources, Vermont Governor Peter Schumlin is probably the only one who can save the bill from dying in this legislature session, which ends May 1.

Please get on the phone right now to Governor Schumlin and tell him not to buckle under Monsanto’s biotech bullying. We need a GMO labeling bill and we need one right now. Vermont can and should lead the way! Other states will follow.

Please pick up the phone now and call Governor Schumlin’s office:

Phone: 802 828-3333
TTY:800 649-6825
Fax: 802 828-3339
Email: GovernorVT@state.vt.us”
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Friends,

I just called the governors office and left word that I’m pro GMO labeling – asking for his support – they took the info and said they are keeping track of the incoming calls and are very aware of the issue.

SO CALL – NOW – this is big guys – WE CAN’T LET CORPORATE AMERICA DICTATE WHAT THEY WILL AND WILL NOT DO. This is criminal strong arming at its best. Mafia control might be a better description. IT MUST STOP NOW.  WE HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW WHAT WE ARE PUTTING INTO OUR BODIES!

Please help me, help you, help us – all of us.

Thanks, Coach “D”

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