Just as the Greeks smuggled soldiers into Troy in a wooden horse which the Trojans regarded as a “gift”, recent food safety bills now working their way through the American legislature may look like a good thing at first glance. Who could be against “Food Safety”?
But inside this innocuous package is a Pandora’s box of nasties like the ever-unpopular National Animal Identification System that the USDA has been flogging unsuccessfully to farmers for more than five years, as well as the Codex regulations that reclassify herbs as pharmaceuticals, make large-dose vitamins unavailable and generally get in the way of a lot of natural health modalities, while reinforcing doctors and pharmaceutical companies as the sole gate-keeepers of health.
Here’s an excerpt from a fascinating story on Daily KOS by Mike Mac titled “Anyone telling you the food safety bills are OK is lying through their teeth”. The story opens with a discussion of the role of corporations in driving the Nazi agenda and goes on to detail some of the atrocities in waiting should America’s legislators fail to do their duty to protect people against the corporate agenda embodied in these bills:
“….On April 14, 1941 , in Ludwigshafen , Otto Armbrust, the IG Farben board member responsible for the Auschwitz project, stated to his IG Farben board colleagues, “our new friendship with the SS is a blessing. We have determined all measures integrating the concentration camps to benefit our company.” Continue reading