GMO salmon was just approved for human consumption by the FDA as reported by the Center For Food Safety. This is yet another breach of trust of the American people that the FDA has to offer.
As I previously reported on this site 2 years ago, “FDA Says Frankenfish No Different,” the FDA has obviously ignored the millions of American people, over 40 members of Congress, as well as environmental, large sections of the fishing industry, animal rights activists and restaurant industry and food companies alike.
This is yet another travesty linking the FDA’s total lack of common sense and concern for the American people as well as the environment.
It has become very clear in the past few years that the FDA, along with other agencies designed to protect the people of this country like the EPA and USDA — have been bought and influenced by “Big Food,” Big Ag,” and the chemical and biotech industries.
This has got to stop!
Speaking on behalf of the Center For Food Safety, Executive Director Andrew Kimball said:
“The review process by FDA was inadequate, failed to fully examine the likely impacts of the salmon’s introduction, and lacked a comprehensive analysis. This decision sets a dangerous precedent, lowering the standards of safety in this country. CFS will hold FDA to their obligations to the American people.”
“FDA has not acted in good faith with the American people. Rather than informing the public, FDA’s announcement appears to be intended to minimize public awareness.”
This is the latest in a string of approvals for federal agencies which will ultimately harm the environment and continue poisoning us. In February, the EPA approved Dow Chemical’s “Enlist” herbicide: a combination of glyphosate (Round-Up) and 2-4-D (Atrazine) to combat the weed-resistance CAUSED BY ROUND-UP!
GMO salmon is just another step in the bastardizing and takeover of our food.
Where will it end?