>> Friday, November 19, 2010
It is time to stop FDA tyranny against dairy farms! I woke up this morning and was almost immediately looking for any news about the S.510 Senate bill, the "Food Safety Modernization Act". It is beyond baffling that a bill like this could be recommended in its entirety by the committee to be voted on by the Senate. But then, knowing how infrequently (if ever?) our Senators and Representatives actually read the bills they're voting on, I guess I'm not surprised.
This is it, if there ever were a more blatant power grab by large corporations. And what do you think will come of it? Watch Farmageddon (trailer) and take a guess. If this passes, you can expect to see more and more frequent farm or co-op raids, with arrests for people because they violated some obscure "health violation" created by this bill. Because corporate farms cannot compete with local, sustainably-produced foods, this bill will eliminate their competition for them.
If you don't believe that, consider the Morningland Dairy Farm of
This article is part of Fight Back Friday on FoodRenegade.com