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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Health and Food News

Bad enough that the FDA won't mandate that GM food be labeled as such, now they won't even allow non-GM food be labeled as GM-free. Fucking outrageous! Can you believe this idiocy?
David Edwards, director of animal biotechnology at the Biotechnology Industry Organization, told the Post that "extra labeling only confuses the consumer. ... It differentiates products that are not different.

And very scary news: Obama has approved CODEX via executive order. This is bad:
Right through the back door, while everyone was focused on the gulf oil spill, Barack Obama gave his signature to legislation permitting the U.S. Government to outlaw supplements and alternative health treatments.

That means that the supplements you take and therapies you use to keep your body healthy, can now be made illegal by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Obama quietly gave permission for Codex Alimentarius - the United Nation's worldwide plan for food standards - to take effect in the U.S. via Executive Order 13544 of June 10, 2010. The President's decision creates the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council, a group of 'experts' that carry out whatever activities Obama deems appropriate.
More here.

Note the 33 at the top:

(codex story via AnonPhys)


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