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World Food Day is also promoted by the UN’s FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization)
4. It imposes Codex Alimentarius on the US, a global system of control over food. It allows the United Nations (UN), World Health Organization (WHO), UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the WTO to take control of every food on earth and remove access to natural food supplements. Its bizarre history and its expected impact in limiting access to adequate nutrition (while mandating GM food, GM animals, pesticides, hormones, irradiation of food, etc.) threatens all safe and organic food and health itself, since the world knows now it needs vitamins to survive, not just to treat illnesses.
CSPI will soon announce Food Day to be held on October 24, 2011. Similar to Earth Day, Food Day will celebrate healthy, affordable food grown in a humane, sustainable manner. By organizing thousands of events nationwide, Food Day will push for policy changes at the state, local, and national levels. Our friends at Fearless Cottage are hosting a contest to come up with a dynamic logo. Entries are due by January 22.
Doesn’t surprise me to see a Monsanto front group pushing a “Food Day”. After all, Earth Day was created by the global elite as fake “environmental awareness”.
Earth Day: Hundreds of millions of dollars went into “Earth Day” 1970, a vast public relations stunt to get the “green movement,” earlier prepared by the WWF and allied agencies, off the ground. Earth Day was bankrolled by the UN, Atlantic Richfield, and the Ford and Rockefeller foundations; it was directed by the British intelligence-sponsored Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies.
(*) indicates National Sponsor
*Academy for Educational Development
*Action Against Hunger – USA
*AFL-CIO Food & Allied Trades
*African Methodist Episcopal Church
*African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
*African-American Women’s Clergy Association
*Agricultural Missions, Inc.
*Alliance for Children & Families
*Alliance for Food and Fiber
*Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
*Alternative Gift Markets, Inc.
*Alternatives for Simple Living
*America the Beautiful Fund
*American Academy of Pediatrics
*American Agricultural Economics Association
*American Agriculture Movement
*American Anthropological Association
*American Assoc. for Agricultural Education
*American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
*American Association of Community Colleges
*American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
*American Association of Retired Persons
*American Association of School Administrators
*American Association of State Colleges and Universities
*American Association of University Women
*American Bakers Association
*American Baptist Churches
*American Baptist Women’s Ministries
*American Council of the UN University
*American Council on Consumer Interests
*American Council on Education
*American Dietetic Association
*American Farm Bureau Federation
*American Farmland Trust
*American Federation of Teachers
*American Forum for Global Education
*American Friends Service Committee
*American Human Services Association
*American Institute of Biological Sciences
*American Institute of Cooperation
*American Jewish Committee
*American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
*American Jewish World Service
*American Public Health Association
*American Red Cross
*American School Health Association
*American Society of Agricultural Engineers
*American Society of Agronomy
*American Soybean Association
*American Youth Work Center
*America’s Second Harvest
*Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
*Association for Childhood Education International
*Association for Families and Community Education
*Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education
*Association of American Colleges and Universities
*Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
*Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
*Association of Public and Land Grant Universities
*Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs
*Baptist World Alliance
*B’nai B’rith International
*Boy Scouts of America
*Boys and Girls Clubs of America
*Bread for the World Institute
*Business and Professional Women
*Camp Fire Boys and Girls
*Campaign to End Hunger
*Campus Outreach Opportunity League
*Catholic Charities USA
*Catholic Golden Age
*Catholic Relief Services
*Center for Community Change
*Center for Constructive Change
*Center for Global Education
*Center for Nutrition, Genetics & Health
*Center for Public Outreach
*Center for Rural Affairs
*Center for Science in the Public Interest
*Center of Concern
*Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
*Central Conference of American Rabbis
*Child Health Foundation
*Child Welfare League of America
*Children’s Defense Fund
*Christian Children’s Fund, Inc.
*Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
*Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
*Christian Reformed World Relief Committee
*Church of the Brethren
*Church Women United
*Church World Service/CROP
*Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs
*Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
*Community for Creative Non-Violence
*Community Transportation Association
*Conference of Major Superiors of Men
*Congressional Hunger Center
*Consumer Federation of America
*Consumers Union of United States
*Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
*Council of Chief State School Officers
*Council of Independent Colleges
*Crop Life America
*Crop Science Society of America
*Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
*Direct Relief International
*Dominican Fathers and Brothers
*Empty Bowls Project
*End Hunger Network
*Evangelical Lutheran Church
*Evangelicals for Social Action
*Ezra Taft Benson Institute
*Family & Consumer Sciences Education Assoc.
*Family Career and Community Leaders of America
*Family Health International
*Farm Animal Reform Movement, Inc.
*Farm Labor Organizing Committee
*Federation of Southern Cooperatives
*Feed the Children
*FINCA International Inc.
*First Nations Development Institute
*Food for the Hungry
*Food Industry Crusade Against Hunger/Food for All
*Food Marketing Institute
*Food Research and Action Center – FRAC
*For CHILDREN International
*Foreign Policy Association
*Franciscan JPIC Office – St. John the Baptist Province
*Franciscans Holy Name Province
*Freedom from Hunger Foundation
*Friends Committee on National Legislation
*Friends of the Earth
*Friends of the Third World
*Friends of the United Nations
*General Federation of Women’s Clubs
*Girl Scouts of the USA
*Global Education Associates
*Global Health Council
*Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
*Grocery Manufacturers of America, Inc.
*Habitat for Humanity
*Helen Keller Worldwide
*Henry A. Wallace Ctr. for Agricultural & Environmental Policy/Winrock
*HHH Institute of Public Affairs
*Humane Society of the United States
*Indiana State University
*Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
*Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First
*Institute for Local Self-Reliance
*Institute for Policy Studies
*Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
*Institute of Food Technologists
*Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
*International Center for Development Policy
*International Center for Research on Women
*International Child Resource Institute
*International Council of Community Churches
*International Development Exchange
*International Food Policy Research Institute
*International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
*International Partners for Sustainable Agriculture
*Intern’l 4-H Youth Exchange Ass.
*Iowa State University Extension
*Jewish Council for Public Affairs
*Jewish Women International
*Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
*Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture
*Kids Can Make A Difference
*La Leche League International
*Land Stewardship Project
*Leadership Conference of Women Religious
*League of United Latin American Citizens
*League of Women Voters
*Legacy International Youth Program
*LeSEA Global/Feed the Hungry
*Lutheran Church/Missouri Synod
*Lutheran World Relief
*Marianist Province of the United States
*Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
MAZON – A Jewish Response to Hunger
*Meals on Wheels Association of America
*Medical Mission Sisters
*Mennonite Central Committee
*Mercy Corps International
*Moravian Church Board of World Missions
*National Center on Black Aged
*National 4-H Council
*National Alliance to End Homelessness
*National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
*National Association of Child Advocates
*National Association of College and University Food Services
*National Association of Community Health Centers
*National Association of Conservation Districts
*National Association of Counties
*National Association of Elementary School Principals
*National Association of Hispanic Priests US
*National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
*National Association of Nutrition & Aging Services
*National Association of Secondary School Principals
*National Association of Social Workers
*National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
*National Association of Wheat Growers Foundation
*National Audubon Society
*National Catholic Rural Life Conference
*National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
*National Center for Appropriate Technology
*National Center for Economic and Security Alternatives
*National Coalition for the Homeless
*National Community Education Association
*National Conference of State Legislatures
*National Congress for Community Economic Development
*National Congress of American Indians
*National Consumers League
*National Cooperative Bank
*National Cooperative Business Association
*National Corn Growers Association
*National Council of Catholic Women
*National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
*National Council of Jewish Women
*National Council of La Raza
*National Council of Negro Women
*National Council of Women of USA
*National Council on the Aging
*National Education Association
*National Family Farm Coalition
*National Family Planning/RHA
*National Farm Worker Ministry
*National Farmers Organization
*National Farmers Union
*National Federation of Priests Councils
*National Federation of Republican Women
*National Federation of State High School Associations
*National Fisheries Institute, Inc.
*National Food Processors Association
*National Future Farmers of America
*National Gardening Association
*National Institute for Science, Law and Public Policy
*National Land for People
*National League of Cities
*National Milk Producers Federation
*National Office of Jesuit Social Ministries
*National Peace Corps Association
*National Restaurant Association
*National Rural Electric Cooperative Ass.
*National Student Campaign Against Hunger
*National Urban League
*National Wildlife Federation
*National Women’s Health Network
*Native American Rights Fund
*Natural Resources Defense Council
*New England Small Farm Institute
*Non-Governmental Liaison Service
*North American Millers’ Association
*Northeast Organic Farmers Association
*Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
*Orthodox Church in America
*PACT/Private Agencies Collaborating Together
*Pan American Development Foundation
*Partners in Ending Hunger
*Partners of the Americas
*Pennsylvania State University
*Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
*Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc.
*Points of Light Foundation
*Polish National Catholic Church
*Population Action International
*Population Reference Bureau
*Presbyterian Hunger Program
*Produce Marketing Association
*Project Concern International
*Reformed Church in America
*Renew the Earth
*Resources for the Future
*RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund
*Rural Advancement Foundation – RAFI-USA
*Rural Coalition/Coalicion Rural
*Save the Children
*School Nutrition Association
*SEEDS of Hope
*Self Help International
*Share Our Strength
*Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority,
*Sister Cities International
*Sisters of Charity of New York
*Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
*Society for International Development
*Society for Nutrition Education
*Society of St. Andrew
*Soil & Water Conservation Society
*Soil Science Society of America
*Southern Baptist Convention
*Southern Christian Leadership Conference
*St. Mary’s Food Bank
*Stop Hunger Now
*Texas A&M University
*The Hunger Project
*The Land Institute
*The Salvation Army
*Trees for Life
*Trees for the Future
*U.S. Catholic Conference
*U.S. Committee for Refugees
*U.S. Committee for UNIFEM
*U.S. Fund for UNICEF
*U.S. Student Association
*U.S. Wheat Associates
*UMC General Board of Church and Society
*UMC General Board of Global Ministries
*UMCOR World Hunger and Poverty Office
*Union of American Hebrew Congregations
*Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
*Unitarian-Universalist UN Office
*United Church of Christ
*United Farm Workers
*United Food & Commercial Workers
*United Nations Association UNA-USA
*United Neighborhood Centers of America
*United States Conference of Mayors
*United Synagogues of Conservative Judaism
*United Way of America
*University of Notre Dame Hunger Coalition
*University of Scranton
*University of Wisconsin – Stout
*Urban Agriculture Network
*Volunteers in Technical Assistance – VITA
*Volunteers of America
*WIFE – Women Involved in Farm Economics
*Womans National Democratic Club
*Women and Food Information Network
*Women of Reform Judaism
*Women of the ELCA
*World Affairs Council of America
*World Association of Soil and Water Conservation
*World Education, Inc.
*World Federalist Association
*World Hunger Education Service
*World Hunger Year
*World Relief Corporation
*World Resources Institute
*Worldwide Farmers Exchange
*YMCA International Division
*YMCA International Program Services
*YWCA – National Board
The World Food Day advisory board is controlled by Monsanto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Carol Tucker-Foreman is a distinguished fellow in food policy at Consumer Federation of America and has had a major influence on food policy in the U.S. over the past 30
years. As assistant secretary of agriculture for food and consumer services in the Carter Administration she led the successful campaigns to pass food stamp reform
legislation and publish the first Dietary Guidelines for Americans. In 1986 she founded the Safe Food Coalition, a group of consumer, public health and trade union
organizations that work to strengthen U.S. food safety policies. The group played a major role in persuading the USDA to adopt modern inspection methods to reduce
Tom Harkin has been funded by Monsanto and Goldman Sachs.
Rosa DeLauro’s husband is a Monsanto attorney.
Dave Loebsack is Monsanto-funded and pro-GMO.
James McGovern sponsored Monsanto’s HR875.
Y’all can do further research. But judging by the advisory board members and the national sponsors, World Food Day is a fraud just like Occupy Wall Street. The Monsanto one-percenters control World Food Day just like how the bankster one-percenters control Occupy Wall Street.
So what did I get for this daring expose?
I got my comments deleted, and I got blocked by the “vegan”. The “vegan” has the audacity to speak out against GMO foods – check out this video and this video – while quoting a Monsanto front group on their channel page.
WAKE UP! The “animal rights” movement is a HUGE SHAM created by Monsanto and the beef/dairy industry – using paid operatives using COINTELPRO tactics – to discredit LEGITIMATE vegetarians, LEGITIMATE vegan, LEGITIMATE animal welfare activists, and LEGITIMATE anti-GMO activists.
As I have exhaustively documented on this blog, the American Dietetic Association is DIRECTLY funded by Monsanto, the National Cafttlemen’s Beef Association, and the National Dairy Council. In addition, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the National Dairy Council are both funded by Monsanto. The American Dietetic Association is funded by not only the beef and dairy industries, but they are also funded by Monsanto AND two – I repeat, TWO – Monsanto front groups.
It should also be noted that the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is directly funded by the fast food industry (Wendy’s and McDonald’s) and Tyson Foods.
And who owns stock in Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and Tyson Foods? None other than “vegan” advocacy groups PETA and HSUS.
And notice on Kay7271′s channel where they dismiss the efforts of Weston Pricers to support organic beef from grass-fed cattle by falsely claiming that the local farms will turn into factory farms. The truth is, the local/organic movement scares the establishment so much that they are using the “vegans” to discredit the efforts of local farms as “meat industry propaganda”.
The “animal rights” movement is a huge COINTELPRO-type operation funded by Monsanto, the beef industry, the dairy industry, and poultry industry, and the fast food industry! Monsanto and the “animal rights” movement are working together to discredit the efforts of the local/organic beef/dairy movement – including the raw milk movement – and the Weston A. Price Foundation as “Weston Pricer propaganda”! WAKE UP!
Define irony: When an anti-obesity crusader is a member of a nutritional advocacy coalition headed by food industry front groups
The organic movement has been co-opted by Monsanto. What was once a legitimate grassroots movement has been co-opted by the very interests they were against. Remember how the Republican Party hijacked a certain legitimate grassroots movement called the Tea Party which was full of Democrats, Republicans, and Libertarians who were disgusted with the Bushbama regime. Now the “Tea Party” is nothing but a Republican shill movement co-opted by the Republican Party. So is the same with the organic movement.
The Organic Consumers Organization is funded by the Rockefellers, who have been pushing the GMO agenda for years.
CSPI is funded by the Rockefellers and aligned with several Monsanto front groups.
Whole Foods Market, Stonyfield Farms, and Organic Valley have sold out to the Monsanto agenda.
Hell, even Food Inc has been co-opted by Monsanto and is promoting anti-”Weston Price” propaganda.
Courtesy of NaturalNews.com
Friday, June 10, 2011 by: Ronnie Cummins
(NaturalNews) Organic Spies made news by releasing information on the financial interests and campaign contributions of the companies that are represented on the OTA board, but the underlying story of Food Inc.’s efforts to co-opt and water down organic, while protecting their interest in industrial agriculture’s GMOs and factory farms, goes back to very start of the National Organic Program.
(This article is written by Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director
Organic Consumers Association, June 9, 2011. A shortdocumentaryby Organic Spies details the corrupting influence of large multinationalfood companiesat the Organic Trade Association (OTA). Please watch the movie and take action herehttp://capwiz.com/grassrootsnetroot…)
A case in point is Oregon’s Measure 27 (2002), the first ballot initiative effort to require foodcompaniesto label products that contain genetically modifiedingredients. The Organic Trade Association ostensibly supported the measure, but didn’t chip in financially.
Thefoodand crop-biotechnology industries raised a war chest to fight the ballot measure. Ironically, some of these companies already had stakes inorganicand some had subsidiaries that were members of OTA.
General Mills (currently represented on the OTA board by Craig Weakly of Small Planet Foods), H.J. Heinz Co. (invested in the Hain-Celestial Group), PepsiCo (Tropicana and Quaker produce a feworganic products), and Kellogg’s (owns Kashi), joined a coalition of corporate giants – the “Coalition Against the Costly Labeling Law” – including chemical makersMonsantoand DuPont, agribusiness ConAgra, food processor Sara Lee, thepesticidelobbying group CropLife and the junk food lobbying group the Grocery Manufacturers Association, in spending some $5.5 million to defeatmandatoryGMO labels.
By contrast, the pro-label group, Oregon Concerned Citizens for Safe Foods, raised only about $100,000 in cash, loans and in-kind contributions and had already spent about $72,000 to collect signatures, when Food Inc. rolled in with $5.5 million to spend onadvertising. The Safe Foods group’s largest contributor was Mel Bankoff, founder of Emerald Valley Kitchen Inc., a Eugene, ORorganic foodcompany, who gave $47,500, most of it in loans, state records show. The second largest donor was the Organic Consumers Association.
In 2005, the same companies that worked through the Grocery Manufacturers Association to defeat the OregonGMOTruth-In-Labeling ballot measure worked through the OTA to execute a sneak attack onorganic standards. As Melanie Warner of the New York Times reported:http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/01/b…
Senate and House Republicans on the Agriculture appropriations subcommittee inserted a last-minute provision into the department’s fiscal 2006budgetspecifying that certain artificial ingredients could be used in organic food.
The Organic Trade Association, an industry lobbying group that proposed the amendment and spent several months pushing for its adoption, says that the measure will encourage the continued growth of organic food.
Some advocacy groups, however, say the amendment will weaken federal organic food standards, first established under a 1990 law. Ronnie Cummins, national director of the Organic Consumers Association, calls the initiative a “sneak attack engineered by the likes of Kraft,Dean Foodsand Smucker’s.”
One of the lobbyists for Altria, Kraft’s majority owner, Abigail Blunt – the wife of Representative Roy Blunt, Republican of Missouri, who recently became interim House majority leader after Tom DeLay of Texas resigned from the post – has been working on the issue, the company says.
Dean Foods’ subsidiary Horizon Organic and the J.M. Smucker Company, the owner of Knudsen and Santa Cruz Organic juices [Dean & Smucker are currently represented on the OTA board by board president Julia Sabin, VP, Smucker Natural Foods, Inc., and Kelly Shea, VP, WhiteWave Foods], said they supported the work by the Organic Trade Association, which represents both large and small companies in thebusiness, but did no lobbying on their own.
In 2009, the same companies that worked to defeat GMOlabelsand weaken organic standards were at it again, slipping synthetic ingredients into organicproductsand stripping well-known organic brands of organic ingredients. As Lyndsey Layton reported in the Washington Post:
Organic advocates and food marketing experts said the introduction this month of new “natural” products by an organics division of Dean Foods is the latest sign that the value ofthe USDAlabel has eroded. The yogurt and milk products will be distributed under the Horizon label and marketed as a lower-priced alternative to organic products.
Congress adopted the organics law after farmers andconsumersdemanded uniform standards for produce,dairyand meat. The law banned synthetics,pesticidesand genetic engineering fromfoodsthat would bear a federal organic label. It also required annual testing for pesticides. And it was aimed at preventing producers from falsely claiming their foods were organic.
TheUSDAcreated the National Organic Program in 2002 to implement the law. By then, major food companies had bought up most small, independent organic companies.KraftFoods, for example, owns Boca Foods. Kellogg owns Morningstar Farms, and Coca-Cola owns 40 percent of Honest Tea, maker of the organic beverage favored by President Obama. …
The Organic Trade Association, which represents corporations such as Kraft, Dole and Dean Foods, lobbied for and received language in a 2006 appropriations bill allowing certain synthetic food substances in the preparation, processing and packaging of organic foods, creating conditions for a flood of processed organic foods.
The influence of non-organic corporate interests at the OTA explains why it has consistently worked for lowest-common-denominator organic standards.
It also explains why, by 2008, organic food sales accounted for approximately 3.5 percent of all food product sales in the United States, but the percentage of U.S. organic production has remained low, at 0.7 percent of U.S. cropland and 0.5 percent of U.S. pasture, and the US organic market is reliant on imports from countries like China where the rules are more difficult to enforce.
It’s time the OTA was led by organic companies whose real stake is in U.S. organicagriculture. The OTA should adopt rules that reserve a majority of slots on the Board for 100% organic companies andfarmerswithout conflicts of interest.
Once the OTA has stronger organic leadership, it will be able to advocate for stronger policies to strengthen organic standards, increase domestic organic production and protect organic from genetic contamination.
OTA has a 2003 policy statementhttp://www.ota.com/pp/regulatory/GE…insupportof a moratorium on genetically modified organisms in agriculture and for mandatory GMO labels, and OTA staff members have been active participants in anti-GMO efforts.
But, it’s clear that OTA member companies owned by Food, Inc., including those on the OTA board, haven’t put theirmoneywhere OTA’s mouth is on the GE issue.
Mandatory GMO labels is the only viable strategy to deprive Monsanto of market share and reduce the risk that our organic seed stocks will be permanently contaminated with Monsanto’s modified DNA.
Unfortunately, in our corporate-controlled pay-to-play system, passing mandatory GMO labeling laws inCongress, state legislatures, or through ballot measures takes money. As the Organic Spies documentary points out, OTA’s Food Inc. members spend plenty of money on politics. The trouble is, it’s going to politicians and lobbying groups that support approval of newGMOsand oppose mandatory GMO labels.
The only way for OTA to become truly effective is to demand of all of its members to invest in thecampaignfor mandatory GMO labels.
Silk spent $29.1 million to advertise in major media in 2009.
Horizon Organic’s advertising budget totaled $10.9 million in 2007, $9.3 million in 2008, $9.5 million in 2009 and $10.2 million last year.
They could also start leading by example. What if the OTA required all member companies to adopt voluntary GMO labels?
Smucker’s, which sells 6 flavors of organic preserves and two flavors of organicpeanut butter, would have to label their non-organic ice cream toppings, jams, butters, waffles, syrups and pastries, as “made with GMO high fructosecorn syrup,” “GMO trans fats,” and “GMO sugar.” The same would go for their Adams, Laura Scudder’s and Dickenson’s brands, which sell organic peanut butter and jams, but also sell varieties made with GMO hydrogenated vegetable oils and highfructosecorn syrup.
Dean Foods would have to reveal to consumers which brands of its milk were produced with the use of GMObovine growth hormone. A few of their milk brands are produced without artificial growth hormones (Alta Dena, Barber’s Dairy, Berkeley Farms, Brown’s Dairy, Creamland Dairy, Country Fresh, Gandy’s, Garelick, Horizon, Dean’s, Oak Farms Dairy, Organic Cow, Land O’ Lakes, Lehigh Valley, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadow Brook, Meadow Gold, PET, Schepps, Swiss, T.G. Lee, and Tuscan), but they don’t make that claim for Broughton Dairy, Friendship Dairy, Louis Trauth Dairy, Price’s, Purity, Reiter, Robinson, or Shendandoah’s Pride. The latter brands would have to be labeled “from cows injected with genetically engineered bovine growth hormones,” and all of their non-organic brands would have to admit coming from “cows raised on feed made with GMO soy,corn, cottonseed and alfalfa.” Dean Food’s International Delight Non-Dairy Creamer would have to label its GMO corn syrup.
Statement of Propaganda from CSPI “Nutrition” Policy Director Margo G. Wootan
June 2, 2011
USDA’s new healthy eating graphic is
a huge improvement over the inscrutable food pyramid no different from the USDA’s phony Food Pyramid, but we say it’s a huge improvement, therefore it’s a huge improvement, and if you say otherwise, you’re in bed with the junk food industry and CCF.
While no one graphic can communicate every nuance of healthy eating, this
easy-to-understand illustration hard-to-decipher clusterfuck will help people remember condition people into thinking what we think their own plate should look like. It likely will shock most people into recognizing that they need to eat a heck of a lot more vegetables and fruits. Most people are eating about a quarter of a plate of fruits or vegetables, not a half a plate as recommended. (Oh, and whole grains are good for you, too. Don’t believe the low-carb troofers who want you to believe that carbs cause obesity. After all, that’s why we had our “opposition” – the Center for Consumer Freedom – co-opt and hijack the low-carb movement so we can discredit the low-carb movement as “industry propaganda”.) WiselyBy design, USDA is investing in a comprehensive campaign to get the new food plate and key healthy eating messages out to the public. USDA’s simple messages, such as “switch to low-fat milk” – we need to shill for the low-fat agenda so we can shrink your fatty computers called “brains” and turn you into obedient, compliant slaves – and “drink fluoridated water – because fluoride is part of our agenda to turn your brains into mush and turning you into obedient, compliant slaves – instead of sugary drinks (and remember, pure organic cane sugar is just as bad for you as high-fructose corn syrup, and don’t forget that our buddies at Cargill have co-opted the stevia movement with their toxic Truvia and using it to make the sheeple beg for stevia to be banned),” prioritize the 95-page Dietary Guidelines for Americans into key dietary actions official government propaganda that can won’t do diddly-squat to help people avoid heart disease, diabetes, and other nutrition-related health problems. (After all, we’re funded by Big Pharma, so we need to have heart disease, diabetes, and obesity so you dumb schmucks will buy our Big Pharma overlords’ toxic drugs which will make the situation worse.)
And don’t forget, sheeple. Monsanto didn’t write the “food safety” bill. Only “radical bloggers” and “domestic extremists” spread such lies.
“Nutriton” Policy Director
Ministry of Health (to you ignorant rubes, we’re the Center for Science in the Public Interest)
In this article, the Center for Consumer Freedom pushes what we have known for years: that diets high in carbs contribute to obesity.
This is a calculated effort by CCF to hijack a LEGITIMATE movement – the low-carb movement – in order to discredit it among the anti-CCF crowd such as PETA supporters and CSPI supporters.
MARK MY WORDS. The fake “animal rights” PETAphiles – who not only own stock in fast food companies and meat manufacturers, but also push “vegetarian” propaganda written by meat industry front groups – will now dismiss the low-carb movement as “meat/dairy industry propaganda”.
Soon, the entire low-carb movement will become yet another phony co-opted grassroots movement like the Republican-co-opted “Tea Party”.
Chicago school bans some lunches brought from home
To encourage healthful eating, Chicago school doesn’t allow kids to bring lunches or certain snacks from home — and some parents, and many students, aren’t fans of the policy
Fernando Dominguez cut the figure of a young revolutionary leader during a recent lunch period at his elementary school.
“Who thinks the lunch is not good enough?” the seventh-grader shouted to his lunch mates in Spanish and English.
Dozens of hands flew in the air and fellow students shouted along: “We should bring our own lunch! We should bring our own lunch! We should bring our own lunch!”
Fernando waved his hand over the crowd and asked a visiting reporter: “Do you see the situation?”
At his public school, Little Village Academy on Chicago’s West Side, students are not allowed to pack lunches from home. Unless they have a medical excuse, they must eat the food served in the cafeteria.
ALERT: Stalker Targets Facebook Activists
February 9, 2011
Throughout 2010, an impostor has been using Facebook to gain the confidence of activists, journalists, authors, members of Congress, and prominent members of public interest groups.
Operating under the fictitious names “Gregory Davis”, “Preston G. Davis”, and “Gregoire525″, this individual has friended more than 300 people, gaining access to the personal information and status updates they have posted. Many of those individuals were maligned on websites run by the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), an industry-funded astroturf group that specializes in vicious smear campaigns against public interest groups, vegans, environmentalists, animal welfare, and the charities associated with them.
HWI has obtained evidence that suggests CCF’s Director of Research, David Martosko, is using these false identities to spy on activists and public interest groups.
Given Martosko’s obsession with activists, erratic behavior, substance abuse, rumors of stalking, and the presence of his name on a 2007 concealed weapon report, his access to this sensitive information is extremely troubling.
Quite convenient that this story comes out at the same time Facebook is now conditioning people to “show their papers” to “prove their identity”. The animal “rights” people targeted by Martosko will be begging for Facebook to forcing everybody to “show their papers” to prove their identity.
Facebook Japan Takes Hard Line, Banning Pseudo Names And Requires ID
February 9, 2010
“Today February 8, some Japanese web users who are influential in tech communities like Hatena and Twitter, started reporting they were locked out from Facebook. After trying to log in, they were taken to the form, which title is “Complaints against a ban of your account, identity demanded”.
“On the form, following information are asked to provide,
* contact mail address
* date of birth
* mail address for log in if you can use it
* scanned image of your identification paper – keep full name, date of birth and photo clear, you may hide other information”
Right now it’s just for select people who have been banned, but soon they’ll just require EVERYBODY to show their papers in order to keep their account and for new users to show their papers to open a new account. And David Martosko’s agent provocateuring of animal “rights” people/groups will be used as the crisis which will be used to justify the solution: “papers, please”.
Notice how CDLver routinely dodges my comments about the Center for Consumer Freedom’s demonization of raw milk advocates such as Dr. Mercola. In fact, I got CDLver to shill for CSPI, the most prominent Monsanto front group not only in the United States, but throughout the world. CDLver uses baseless, tiresome accusations against me because I expose how PETA and CCF are both Rockefeller front groups and that the “PETA vs. CCF” feud is a fraudulent sham and hold as much merit as any staged feud in the WWE. CDLver is clearly a Monsanto agent using COINTELPRO tactics to prop up the fake “PETA/CCF” paradigm.
On another video, I got CDLver to spew the government’s “official story” on raw milk.
Whole Foods stopped selling raw goat and cow milk because it is risky business. WFM does not want to be held liable by customers made sick by contaminated raw animal milk. Period. No conspriacy theory there.
Raw milk is easily infected with E. coli O157:NM (no antibiotics used in raw organic animal milk to kill the bacteria) which can and has resulted in renal failure.
But you go ahead, drink all the raw animal milk that your kidneys can stand.
Well guess who else has an anti-raw milk agenda? The Center for Consumer Freedom, CDLver’s supposed “opposition”. When it comes to raw milk, CDLver and the CCF truly are atrange bedfellows.
Another COINTEL tactic that CDLver uses is – and I’m paraphrasing here – “you’re an animal hater if you believe PETA kills animals.” This is the exact same tactic used by government shills such as Rush Limbaugh (“You’re with al-Qaeda if you’re against war.”) and Troyfromwestvirginia (paraphrasing: “You’re an America hater if you believe 9/11 is an inside jobby job.”).
The Organic Elite Surrenders to Monsanto: What Now?
* By Ronnie Cummins
Organic Consumers Association, Jan 27, 2011
“The policy set for GE alfalfa will most likely guide policies for other GE crops as well. True coexistence is a must.” – Whole Foods Market, Jan. 21, 2011
In the wake of a 12-year battle to keep Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered (GE) crops from contaminating the nation’s 25,000 organic farms and ranches, America’s organic consumers and producers are facing betrayal. A self-appointed cabal of the Organic Elite, spearheaded by Whole Foods Market, Organic Valley, and Stonyfield Farm, has decided it’s time to surrender to Monsanto. Top executives from these companies have publicly admitted that they no longer oppose the mass commercialization of GE crops, such as Monsanto’s controversial Roundup Ready alfalfa, and are prepared to sit down and cut a deal for “coexistence” with Monsanto and USDA biotech cheerleader Tom Vilsack.
In a cleverly worded, but profoundly misleading email sent to its customers last week, Whole Foods Market, while proclaiming their support for organics and “seed purity,” gave the green light to USDA bureaucrats to approve the “conditional deregulation” of Monsanto’s genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant alfalfa. Beyond the regulatory euphemism of “conditional deregulation,” this means that WFM and their colleagues are willing to go along with the massive planting of a chemical and energy-intensive GE perennial crop, alfalfa; guaranteed to spread its mutant genes and seeds across the nation; guaranteed to contaminate the alfalfa fed to organic animals; guaranteed to lead to massive poisoning of farm workers and destruction of the essential soil food web by the toxic herbicide, Roundup; and guaranteed to produce Roundup-resistant superweeds that will require even more deadly herbicides such as 2,4 D to be sprayed on millions of acres of alfalfa across the U.S.
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