It’s taken a lot of investigative journalism, freedom of information requests, and a Nietzschean “long will” but now at last, the work history of the leader of the FDA’s dairy enforcement czar has finally been revealed, in spite of the agency’s best efforts to keep it secret. What, does that mean they’re NOT all-powerful? There may yet be hope!
From David E. Gumpert on the Complete Patient blog:
"Givin' you a number.. and takin' 'way your name"
“You have to wonder: What has John Sheehan been trying so hard to hide in refusing to disclose information about himself?
When I was researching my book, The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America’s Emerging Battle Over Food Rights, one of the items on my check list was to profile John Sheehan, the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Division of Plant and Dairy Food Safety, and apparent architect of the six-year federal and state assault on raw milk producers. Continue reading
From “End of the American Dream.com”:
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Fukushima is now far and away the worst nuclear disaster in all of human history. Chernobyl was a Sunday picnic compared to Fukushima and the amount of cesium-137 released at Fukushima this year so far is equivalent to 168 Hiroshima bombs. The crisis at Fukushima is far, far worse than you have been told. We are talking about multiple self-sustaining nuclear meltdowns that will not be fully contained for years.
Joel Salatin talks about his new book, titled: “Folks This Ain’t Normal”:
“We hope you enjoy this clip of Joel Salatin talking about his soon-to-be-released book . . . Continue reading
Washington, DC–September, 1, 2011– The Weston A. Price Foundation, a consumer nutrition organization, has filed its third set of comments with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The most recent comments addressed the preparation of traditional foods – specifically raw milk cheeses, bone broths, and lacto-fermented vegetables – in a safe manner.
“These foods play an important role in an optimal diet, and their production should be encouraged in the interests of Americans’ health and vitality,” said Sally Fallon Morell, founder and president of WAPF. “These foods have been safely prepared and consumed by people all over the world for centuries, and FDA needs to understand the traditions and science behind them. Treating these artisanal foods as if they were inherently dangerous would only undermine their quality, while not serving the goal of food safety.” Continue reading