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04-25-2011 03:13 PM#1
Anonymous KritterIncognitoAnonymous
 
USDA Outsources Biotech Crop Evaluation to the GMO Industry!
Well here we go again folks it seems that the GMO industry is about to gain a whole lot more ground in the regulation of their products...

The USDA has decided to outsource biotech crop evaluations to the GMO industry because the current evaluation system is not efficent or timely enough. So in turn they want to speed up the process of approving these potentially harmful GMO crops by letting the GMO industry conduct the tests themselves instead of the USDA...

If you had any doubts that our food supply is being sold out to the big business this pretty much shuts the door on those doubts.

Most of us saw this coming a mile away but the GMO takeover is pretty much in full effect.

Quote:The U.S. is already cultivating 165 million acres of genetically modified crops, up 7 million acres from just two years ago. Modified seeds and large monocultures in general, are monopolizing our nation’s agriculture system like never before and crop after crop are deemed “safe” by the USDA. We’re headed full speed down a dark, winding road and it seems we’re driving blindfolded. And most recently, according to a story on Grist, the USDA is starting a new program which will outsource environmental impact statements on biotech crops to the GMO industry. Obviously, biotech companies are thrilled with the idea…

http://www.impactlab.net/2011/04/24/usda...stry/#more
04-25-2011 03:27 PM#2
ShadowMrs. Buckwheat
Posts: 13,527Joined: Feb 2011
RE: USDA Outsources Biotech Crop Evaluation to the GMO Industry!
Monsanto has always monitored itself, the FDA is just being more open about it now. Like pHarma, they tell FDA what's safe and what isn't.
04-25-2011 04:34 PM#3
yankeesskier
Posts: 6,198Joined: Feb 2011
RE: USDA Outsources Biotech Crop Evaluation to the GMO Industry!
Monsanto is truly evil. gaah.gif
04-25-2011 05:25 PM#4
OctoMother Superior
Posts: 42,271Joined: Feb 2011
RE: USDA Outsources Biotech Crop Evaluation to the GMO Industry!
“Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech
food...Our interest is in selling as much of it as possible. Assuring its
safety is the FDA’s job”

--Phil Angell, director of corporate communications, Monsanto, July 2000
http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dailys/...003103.pdf

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Also, a number of former Monsanto employees working for the govt

Prior to being the Supreme Court Judge who put GW Bush in office,Clarence Thomas was Monsanto's lawyer.

The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (Anne Veneman) was on the Board of Directors of Monsanto's Calgene Corporation.

The Secretary of Defense (Donald Rumsfeld) was on the Board of Directors of Monsanto's Searle pharmaceuticals.

The U.S. Secretary of Health, Tommy Thompson, received $50,000 in donations from Monsanto during his winning campaign for Wisconsin's governor.

The two congressmen receiving the most donations from Monsanto during the last election were Larry Combest (Chairman of the House Agricultural Committee) and Attorney General John Ashcroft.

http://www.redicecreations.com/specialre...santo.html
04-25-2011 07:18 PM#5
KreeperGriobhtha
Posts: 9,563Joined: Feb 2011
RE: USDA Outsources Biotech Crop Evaluation to the GMO Industry!
This is going to turn in to some kind of scifi like terror.

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Did you come here to play Jesus to all the lepers in your head?
04-26-2011 10:13 AM#6
Accidental StonerMember
Posts: 8,086Joined: Feb 2011
RE: USDA Outsources Biotech Crop Evaluation to the GMO Industry!
Coming soon to a Europe near you...
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