Here’s the followup to part 1 of Russ’ excellent examination of the implications of so-called “food safety” bills such as S-510, which is now in the U.S. Senate — another excerpt from Russ’ “Volatility” blog:
Yesterday I described the pending food bill in some detail, discussing its many dubious and sinister features. I established that it cannot accomplish the food safety goals it claims to seek and can’t even be intended to accomplish such goals. Its intent must lie elsewhere.
For insight into the mindset and motives of the government, we can’t ask for better testimony than the FDA’s own brief asking for dismissal of the suit filed against it by Farm-to-Consumer. (The FDA’s motion to dismiss was rejected in August.) Continue reading