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Food "Safety" Reform and the Covert Continuation of the Enclosure Movement

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Food "Safety" Reform and the Covert Continuation of the Enclosure Movement

By Nicole Johnson

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"Healing ourselves is the essence of democratic development."-- Michael Parenti, final remarks, California State University, Channel Islands, March 11, 2004.

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Introduction

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Our nation is awakening to the fact that convenience-oriented, industrial food products, which have substantially displaced our traditional diet, have altered our collective health for the worse. Citizens are actively seeking out food that is unadulterated by a long list of unhealthy though government-approved -- ingredients in industrially processed products, recognizing them to be a primary cause of our steady decline into preventable chronic disease and premature death. People increasingly demand food in its natural form to nourish their bodies down to the cellular level.

In response, farmers and entrepreneurs around the country are striving to re-create the infrastructure required for healthy local food to flourish. But their hard work and not inconsiderable investment will be snuffed out if the pending food safety bill is passed by the Senate. Those who care about health their personal health, the environment's health and the health of local economies must understand that the fate of healthy local food is on the line.

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Nicole Johnson is a researcher and activist living in Ventura county, California. Her kids wish she would go back to painting and stop worrying so much about the world.

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