Tag Archives: Food safety

Food safety hypocrisy is in your face

Sunday, January 16, 2011 by: Paul Fassa   The proposed Food Safety Bill threatens our access to wholesome organic foods. It also threatens livelihoods of dedicated small farm and dairy people who care about food quality. And most of you know it grants the FDA and USDA more power, which most of you also know […]

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Food safety bill invokes Codex harmonization and grants FDA authority to police food safety of foreign nations

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com   Of all the talk about S.510, virtually no one has actually read the language in the bill — especially not those lawmakers who voted for it. The more you read from this bill, the more surreal it all becomes. For example, […]

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With food safety bill, U.S. government will spend nearly $1 million per person to prevent food-borne illness deaths

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com The recently-passed Food Safety Modernization Act, which was passed in order to prevent food-borne illness deaths in the USA, will cost $1.4 billion over the first five years. But nobody thinks about the economics of the issue. How many people are we […]

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Vermont drafts food sovereignty resolution to protect health, food freedom

Way to go Vermont!     Friday, December 24, 2010 by: Jonathan Benson   In response to the recent passage of “food safety” bills S. 510 and corresponding H.R. 2751, the Vermont Coalition for Food Sovereignty has drafted its own resolution called “The Vermont Resolution for Food Sovereignty.” Crafted to declare and protect the food […]

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How the Food Safety Modernization Act will destroy American jobs, farms and local foods

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com How will the new Food Safety Modernization Act actually impact small, local farmers who grow food for CSA‘s, local restaurants and grocers? To find out, I took a road trip to Texas and interviewed several small, local farmers to ask them, face […]

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Like the Patriot Act? You’re gonna love the Food Safety Modernization Act

By Rady Ananda Down to the wire – the bill will likely be voted on this Monday, November 29. Farmers, slow food activists, natural food growers and distributors have all condemned the federal government seizing control of how food is grown and sold. Yet, every day, in corporate and first tier “alternative” media sites, support […]

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Factory food artificially cheap, bad for your health

Sunday, September 26, 2010 by: Ethan A. Huff If ever there was a time when the public-at-large was aware of the inherent problems of the industrial food system, it is today. Eggs, meat, peanuts, vegetables, baby formula — many of the foods that most Americans eat and feed their children every single day have experienced […]

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Farmer, consumer outcry helping to stop passage of draconian ‘food safety’ bill

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 by: Ethan A. Huff Advocates of Senate Bill 510 (S.510) — also known as the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act — are lamenting the delayed passage of the sweeping legislation that many say threatens American food freedom. According to reports, opposition from the public, local farmers and some members of Congress […]

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Farmer, consumer outcry helping to stop passage of draconian 'food safety' bill

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 by: Ethan A. Huff Advocates of Senate Bill 510 (S.510) — also known as the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act — are lamenting the delayed passage of the sweeping legislation that many say threatens American food freedom. According to reports, opposition from the public, local farmers and some members of Congress […]

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The food industry, like Big Pharma, controls the FDA and USDA

Monday, September 20, 2010 by: Jonathan Benson The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently released a report highlighting the widespread influence of the food industry over food safety policies. According to the study, at least a quarter of those who work for either the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the U.S. Department of […]

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