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September 25, 2012

Having just returned from the International College of Integrative Medicine conference in Cleveland, listening to Dr. Anderson; a soil conservationist, scientist, farmer and physician, talk about the devastation of human and animal health at the hands of GMO crops Jon beat me to the topic of GMO foods as a problem. He has done it again. He exposes the people propping up Monsanto and others.  This piece of investigation will clarify for you why it is so hard to change things in Washington through the activities of the agencies you think are looking out for you.

Jon Rappoport's Blog

Meet Monsanto’s number one lobbyist: Barack Obama

by Jon Rappoport

September 24, 2012

NoMoreFakeNews.com

During his 2008 campaign for president, Barack Obama transmitted signals that he understood the GMO issue. Several key anti-GMO activists were impressed. They thought Obama, once in the White House, would listen to their concerns and act on them.

These activists weren’t just reading tea leaves. On the campaign trail, Obama said:

“Let folks know when their food is genetically modified, because Americans have a right to know what they’re buying.”

Making the distinction between GMO and non-GMO was certainly an indication that Obama, unlike the FDA and USDA, saw there was an important line to draw in the sand.

Beyond that, Obama was promising a new era of transparency in government. He was adamant in promising that, if elected, his administration wouldn’t do business in “the old way.” He would be “responsive to people’s needs.”

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