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Urgent - SB 510 Will Allow Government to Put You in Jail for Growing,Sharing, Trading and Sharing Homegrown Food

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Dear healthy food lovers,

Please pick up the phone and make the calls below against SB 510,
the so called Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010!!!

1-888-493-5443 is free to the Congressional operator

Below is a sample letter

Dear Congress(wo)man,
I am deeply concerned with your sponsorship of Senate Bill 510. That
bill represents another hideous attempt to place more power into the
hands of centralized government and robs individual citizens and
states. The greatest danger to mankind is that this bill allows
complete manipulation of America's food supply and threatens to strip
us of our freedoms to grow, sell, and buy food and make doing any of those natural things crimes punishable by imprisonment. It would be a crime to grow food and share it with my friends and neighbors. The act of generating and supporting this bill is in itself criminal to our
Constitution to which you are not immune. Not only remove your
sponsorship from Bill S510 but defeat it. Thank you.

Sincerely,
(your name)


Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) is the sponsor of this bill.

Co-sponsors are:
Lamar Alexander [R-TN]
Jeff Bingaman [D-NM]
Richard Burr [R-NC]
Roland Burris [D-IL]
Saxby Chambliss [R-GA]
Christopher Dodd [D-CT]
Michael Enzi [R-WY]
Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY]
Judd Gregg [R-NH]
Thomas Harkin [D-IA]
Orrin Hatch [R-UT]
John Isakson [R-GA]
Edward Kennedy [D-MA]
Amy Klobuchar [D-MN]
Ben Nelson [D-NE]
Tom Udall [D-NM]
David Vitter [R-LA]

Write these senators today and tell them to revoke their support of
Senate Bill 510! <http://www.contactingthecongress.org/>
Senate Bill 510 Will Make It Illegal to Grow, Share, Trade or Sell
Homegrown Food

S 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s111-510, may be the
most dangerous bill in the history of the US.
"If accepted [S 510] would preclude the public's right to grow,
own, trade, transport, share, feed and eat each and every food that nature makes. It will become the most offensive authority against the
cultivation, trade and consumption of food and agricultural products
of one's choice. It will be unconstitutional and contrary to natural law
or, if you like, the will of God." It is similar to what India faced
with imposition of the salt tax during British rule, only S 510
extends control over all food in the US, violating the fundamental human right to food." ~ Dr. Shiv Chopra, Canada Health whistleblower.

Monsanto says it has no interest in the bill and would not benefit
from it, but Monsanto's Michael Taylor who gave us rBGH and unregulated genetically modified (GM) organisms, appears to have designed it and is waiting as an appointed Food Czar to the FDA (a position unapproved by Congress) to administer the agency it would create -- without judicial review -- if it passes.

S 510 would give Monsanto unlimited power over all US seed, food
supplements, food AND FARMING.

History
In the 1990s, Bill Clinton introduced HACCP (Hazardous Analysis
Critical Control Points) purportedly to deal with contamination in the meat industry. Clinton's HACCP delighted the offending corporate (WorldTrade Organization "WTO") meat packers since it allowed them to inspect themselves, eliminated thousands of local food processors (with no history of contamination), and centralized meat into their control. Monsanto promoted HACCP.

In 2008, Hillary Clinton, urged a powerful centralized food safety
agency as part of her campaign for president. Her advisor was Mark
Penn, CEO of Burson Marsteller*, a giant PR firm representing
Monsanto. Clinton lost, but Clinton friends such as Rosa DeLauro, whose husband's firm lists Monsanto as a progressive client and globalization as an area of expertise, introduced early versions of S 510.

S 510 fails on moral, social, economic, political, constitutional, and
hum an survival grounds.

1. It puts all US food and all US farms under Homeland Security and
the Department of Defense, in the event of contamination or an ill-defined emergency. It resembles the Kissinger Plan.

2. It would end US sovereignty over its own food supply by insisting
on compliance with the WTO, thus threatening national security. It would end the Uruguay Round Agreement Act of 1994, which put US sovereignty and US law under perfect protection. Instead, S 510 says:
COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS. Nothing in this Act (or an amendment made by this Act) shall be construed in a manner inconsistent with the agreement establishing the World Trade Organization or any other treaty or international agreement to which the United States is a party.

3. It would allow the government, under Maritime Law, to define the
introduction of any food into commerce (even direct sales between
individuals) as smuggling into "the United States." Since under
that law, the US is a corporate entity and not a location, "entry of food into the US" covers food produced anywhere within the land mass of this country and "entering into" it by virtue of being produced.

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.

5. It would remove the right to clean, store and thus own seed in the
US, putting control of seeds in the hands of Monsanto and other
multinationals, threatening US security. See Seeds How to
criminalize them, for more details.

6. It includes NAIS, an animal traceability program that threatens
all small farmers and ranchers raising animals. The UN is participating
through the WHO, FAO, WTO, and World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) in allowing mass slaughter of even heritage breeds of animals and without proof of disease. Biodiversity in farm animals is being wiped out to substitute genetically engineered animals on which corporations hold patents. Animal diseases can be falsely declared. S 510 includes the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), despite its corrupt involvement in the H1N1 scandal, which is now said to have been concocted by the corporations.

7. It extends a failed and destructive HACCP to all food, thus
threatening to do to all local food production and farming what HACCP
did to meat production put it in corporate hands and worsen food
safety.

8. It deconstructs what is left of the American economy. It takes
agriculture and food, which are the cornerstone of all economies, out
of the hands of the citizenry, and puts them under the total control of
multinational corporations influencing the UN, WHO, FAO and WTO, with HHS, and CDC, acting as agents, with Homeland Security as the
enforcer.

The chance to rebuild the economy based on farming, ranching, gardens, food production, natural health, and all the jobs, tools and connected occupations would be eliminated.

9. It would allow the government to mandate antibiotics, hormones,
slaughterhouse waste, pesticides and GMOs. This would industrialize
every farm in the US, eliminate local organic farming, greatly
increase global warming from increased use of oil-based products and
long-distance delivery of foods, and make food even more unsafe. The five items listed -- the Five Pillars of Food Safety -- are precisely
the items in the food supply which are the primary source of its danger.

10. It uses food crimes as the entry into police state power and
control. The bill postpones defining all the regulations to be
imposed, postpones defining crimes to be punished, postpones defining penalties to be applied. It removes fundamental constitutional protections from all citizens in the country, making them subject to a corporate tribunal with unlimited power and penalties, and without judicial review.

For further information go to;
http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_21293.cfm
, the Organic Consumers Assoc. does not support S510 as it is currently written. Please read the article from the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance for a good overview of the issues.

Also watch these videos:
Food Laws Forcing people to globalize?
Corporate Rule?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PwqUQ_HIlg&feature=related
Reclaiming Economies?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXoJHG-er7A&feature=related

Thanks for passing this email along to your friends,
Dr.Lora in Chicago

 

Take action -- click here to contact your local newspaper or congress people:
Call your member of Congress - say "NO!" to SB510!

Click here to see the most recent messages sent to congressional reps and local newspapers

Dr. Lora Chamberlain is a voting activist in the Pacific Northwest.

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If this is true, America is lost. If this passes, ... by Stefan Thiesen on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010 at 10:34:27 AM
I am appalled at the insensitivity these politicia... by M.I. Lee on Friday, Aug 6, 2010 at 10:06:31 AM