USDA Finally Admits GMO is Not Analogous to Conventional Breeding

I frequently hear people claiming that GMO techniques are just a sped-up form of conventional breeding.   Yeah, like hammering a wedge into a building’s keystone is as structurally sound as building an addition, or injecting foreign proteins is the same as eating them, or beating children into “behaving” is the same as loving and teaching them.    These are systems of mutually sustaining forces or collectively autocatalytic processes.  In each case you might get the desired short term result if you’re lucky.   But in the long term the system is weakened and destabilized.

What does this admission say about the pseudo-scientific handwaving claims about “substantial equivalence” which were used to justify unleashing this plague upon the planet?   But don’t expect an apology.

Our overlords need mass ignorance about GMO’s in order to further their objectives of control and depopulation through sterility and disease.   Unless of course they’re so busy being wise and loving to us that they just don’t have the time to teach us why we need their wisdom and love.

Of course evil always wears a white hat.  What did you expect?

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard on December 20, 2018. The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law, passed by Congress in July of 2016, directed USDA to establish this national mandatory standard for disclosing foods that are or may be bioengineered.

The Standard defines bioengineered foods as those that contain detectable genetic material that has been modified through certain lab techniques and cannot be created through conventional breeding or found in nature….

https://www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/be

Here are the labels you should look for if you want to help our satanic overlords in their efforts to rid the planet of you.


USDA’s List of Bioengineered Foods:

https://www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/be/bioengineered-foods-list

  • Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the final GMO labeling rule on Thursday, which governs the mandatory labeling of foods which are genetically modified, pursuant to legislation signed by President Obama in 2016.
  • The rule calls GMO foods “bioengineered.” USDA defined these foods in a statement as “those that contain detectable genetic material that has been modified through certain lab techniques and cannot be created through conventional breeding or found in nature.” According to the law, their presence must be disclosed on packaging through text, symbol, electronic or digital link and/or text message. Options such as a phone number or web address are available to small food manufacturers, or for small and very small packages.
  • The standard was required by the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law passed by Congress in 2016. The implementation date for most manufacturers is Jan. 1, 2020, except for small ones, which have until Jan. 1, 2021. The mandatory compliance date is Jan. 1, 2022, and regulated entities — food makers, importers and certain retailers who label food for retail sale — may voluntarily comply with the standard until Dec. 31, 2021, the agency said. The final rule will be published Dec. 21 in the Federal Register.

There has been much criticism — and some legal action — over the USDA’s delay in issuing these final guidelines, which were supposed to be set by July 29. As a result, the Center for Food Safety and the Center for Environmental Health sued the agency, asking a federal court in California to find it in violation of the law and order it to comply with the timeline.

According to a senior policy analyst for the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, the agency was a bit behind as of last June but still on track to get it done. The AMS is responsible for defining the products to which the labels will apply, the proportion of genetically modified ingredients that require a label, and what the labels will look like.

Now that the USDA has finally issued the standard, there is still criticism about how it has proceeded and whether the result has adequately responded to customer demands for transparency about the presence of GMO ingredients in food.

Scott Faber, senior vice-president of government affairs for the Environmental Working Group, said in a release the final rule “will allow the genetically engineered ingredients in many foods to remain hidden from consumers” because it doesn’t include all genetically engineered foods and doesn’t use terms that consumers understand.

“A fair standard should address the needs of consumers who don’t have expensive phones or who live in rural places with poor cell service but the rule put forward today simply fails to do that,” Faber said in the release. “At a time when consumers are asking more and more questions about the use of genetic engineering, today’s rule will further undermine the technology by sowing greater confusion among Americans who simply want the right to know if their food is genetically modified — the same right held by consumers in 64 other countries.”

EWG noted that a number of large CPG companies — including Campbell Soup, Mars, Danone, Kellogg, Coca-Cola and Unilever — will voluntarily disclose all GMOs in all their foods, not just in those required by the final rule. Others have already removed genetically modified ingredients from their products — such as Del Monte, Hormel’s Applegate brand and grocery store Earth Fare’s private label items — since surveys show some consumers will avoid them if possible.

There could be additional pushback since products made from 13 bioengineered crops and foods on USDA’s list won’t require GMO labeling. According to Food Business News, they are alfalfa, canola, corn, cotton, potato, salmon (AquAdvantage), soybean, squash, sugarbeet and certain varieties of apple, eggplant, papaya and pineapple.

In addition, the final rule says no disclosure is required for refined foods derived from bioengineered crops unless they contain detectable modified genetic material. This means refined beet sugar, soybean oil and corn sweeteners — which mainly come from bioengineered seed — won’t have to labeled as bioengineered ingredients. However, testing will be required to guarantee there is no detectable material. This proposal was opposed by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and a number of large food companies including Unilever and Hershey because they thought it would lessen consumer trust and increase confusion….

https://www.fooddive.com/news/usda-issues-final-gmo-labeling-guidelines-for-food/544944/

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A European Spring

… What we have, across Europe, is people calling into question the prevailing political, moral and cultural order. These are not mere economic revolts, even in France, where economic issues have certainly been in the mix. Leftist observers, when they can bring themselves to confront the revolting moment, have tried to reduce the populist uprising to a cry for help by the ‘left behind’ or the ‘economically vulnerable’. The vote for Brexit was really caused by people’s sense of economic insecurity, they claim. Such analysis demeans the populist revolt; it empties it of its genuinely radical character, of its conscious challenge not only to the neoliberalism that is central to the EU project but far more importantly to the cultural norms and political practices of the new elites in 21st-century Europe. To say ‘These people are poor and that’s why they’re angry’ is to rob these people of their radical agency….

https://www.spiked-online.com/2018/12/21/the-european-spring/

They obviously don’t understand complicated things like organized crime vs representative government.   Why can’t they just trust in their free press?   The world was stolen fair and square, it’s time to submit to our masters and accept our role as serfs in the new planetary feudal empire.

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Study: Chemicals in shampoo and toothpaste are altering sex hormones in adolescents

(Natural News) New research out of the University of California, Berkeley has revealed that many conventional shampoo, soap, and toothpaste products are loaded with endocrine-disrupting chemicals, or EDCs, that damage hormones in developing children.

Young girls, the study found, are reaching puberty much earlier than normal as a result of exposure to these EDCs. And boys, it further found, are similarly experiencing reductions in testosterone levels from simple use of contaminated products.

Published in the journal Human Reproduction, the paper was compiled from data collected as part of the Centre for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas (CHAMACOS), which followed 338 children from pre-birth into adolescence to assess the impact of various environmental exposures.

What they determined is that, over the past 20 years, the average age at which children are reaching puberty is getting increasingly earlier – and a major culprit are personal care products that contain chemicals known to interfere with normal hormone expression….

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-28-chemicals-in-shampoo-and-toothpaste-are-altering-hormones-in-adolescents.html

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Angela Merkel: Nation States Must “Give Up Sovereignty” To New World Order

Nation states must today be prepared to give up their sovereignty”, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who told an audience in Berlin that sovereign nation states must not listen to the will of their citizens when it comes to questions of immigration, borders, or even sovereignty.

No this wasn’t something Adolf Hitler said many decades ago, this is what German Chancellor Angela Merkel told attendants at an event by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin. Merkel has announced she won’t seek re-election in 2021 and it is clear she is attempting to push the globalist agenda to its disturbing conclusion before she stands down.

In an orderly fashion of course,” Merkel joked, attempting to lighten the mood. But Merkel has always had a tin ear for comedy and she soon launched into a dark speech condemning those in her own party who think Germany should have listened to the will of its citizens and refused to sign the controversial UN migration pact:

There were [politicians] who believed that they could decide when these agreements are no longer valid because they are representing The People”.

[But] the people are individuals who are living in a country, they are not a group who define themselves as the [German] people,” she stressed.

Merkel has previously accused critics of the UN Global Compact for Safe and Orderly Migration of not being patriotic, saying “That is not patriotism, because patriotism is when you include others in German interests and accept win-win situations”.

Her words echo recent comments by the deeply unpopular French President Emmanuel Macron who stated in a Remembrance Day speech that “patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism [because] nationalism is treason.”

The French president’s words were deeply unpopular with the French population and his approval rating nosedived even further after the comments.

Macron, whose lack of leadership is proving unable to deal with growing protests in France, told the Bundestag that France and Germany should be at the center of the emerging New World Order.

The Franco-German couple [has]the obligation not to let the world slip into chaos and to guide it on the road to peace”.

Europe must be stronger… and win more sovereignty,” he went on to demand, just like Merkel, that EU member states surrender national sovereignty to Brussels over “foreign affairs, migration, and development” as well as giving “an increasing part of our budgets and even fiscal resources”.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-27/angela-merkel-nation-states-must-give-sovereignty-new-world-order

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EFF Wins FOIA Lawsuit Against DEA, Forces The Release Of More Info About Its Organized Criminality

“Parallel construction” is illegal.  DEA is instructing law enforcement to commit perjury.  And again, it’s all in the name of 9/11 and its fake “war on terror”.  So whatever you do, don’t bother to find out why a large and rapidly growing fraction of the population realizes that 9/11 was a false flag.   You don’t want the embarrassment of being called a “conspiracy theorist”.   Much better to just be lazy, willfully ignorant and complicit in treason.

Thanks to a FOIA lawsuit, the EFF has lifted a number of redactions from documents detailing the DEA’s Hemisphere program. This program was first exposed in 2013 when the New York Times obtained documents showing AT&T was working side-by-side with government agents to hand over massive amount of call records in response to DEA subpoenas.

AT&T has always considered itself to be an integral part of federal government surveillance programs, often going beyond what’s required to comply with demands for info. In the case of Hemisphere, it appeared to be operating as an unofficial arm of the government by “embedding” personnel in the DEA to expedite its surveillance efforts.

More documents obtained by other FOIA requesters have peeled back a little bit of the secrecy. Even with redactions in place, the astonishing breadth of Hemisphere’s surveillance capabilities was evident. Communications contained in the documents showed both the DEA and AT&T encouraged hiding the program from criminal defendants and the courts overseeing their cases. Parallel construction was the de facto policy, preventing anyone outside of US law enforcement from attacking the origin of evidence used against them….

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20181223/09123641283/eff-wins-foia-lawsuit-against-dea-forces-release-more-info-about-hemisphere-program.shtml

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Paul Craig Roberts: The Self-Genocide of the West

Stephen Cohen and I are branded “Russian dupes” and “Putin agents,” because we object to the highly orchestrated and false portrayal of Russia as a threat to the West, a portrayal that is leading to war. The purpose of this orchestration is to prevent President Trump or any future president from reducing the dangerous tensions between nuclear powers that have accumulated since the Clinton regime. The military/security complex has resurrected its Cold War enemy so necessary for its outsized budget and power and intends to keep Russia as The Enemy. The Democrats have an interest in the villification of Russia as “Russiagate” explains Hillary’s loss of the 2016 Presidential election and gives Democrats hope of removing President Trump from office. The media lacks independence, knowledge, and integrity and is the tool used by the military/security complex to control explanations, a prostitution of the media that has made the term “presstitutes” an accurate description. As strategic and Russian studies are largely funded by the military/security complex, the universities are also complicit in the march toward nuclear war. Republicans are as dependent as Democrats on funding from the military/security complex and the Israel Lobby.

All of this self-serving is driving America and its vassals to war with Russia, which might also mean with China. The war would be nuclear and be the end of the West, an act of self-genocide. The US national security establishment is so crazed that Trump’s efforts to get off the war track and onto a peace track are characterized as treason and a threat to US national security. See for example: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/23/opinion/trump-mattis-syria-afghanistan.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fopinion

The Russians are aware that the accusations and demonization that they experience are fabrications. They no longer see the problem as one of misunderstandings that diplomacy can overcome. What they see now is the West preparing its populations for war. It is this perception for which the West is solely responsible that makes the situation today far more dangerous than it ever was during the long Cold War.

In his just published book, War With Russia? (reviewed here: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/12/22/if-truth-cannot-prevail-over-material-agendas-we-are-doomed/ ), Stephen Cohen documents the creation of the “Russian threat” that serves a few material interests at the expense of life on earth.

In the article below, Cohen asks if it is more important to impeach Trump than to avoid nuclear war….

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/12/26/the-self-genocide-of-the-west/

Very clearly this is not in the national interest.  It is only in the interests of the NWO cabal which needs to bring russia (and the USA) to heel before they can consolidate their one world government.

The “fed” is the biggest national security threat this country has ever known.

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Bipartisan Support for New Federal Gun Controls

Is more gun control legislation coming to Congress?

The 2018 midterm elections produced a split Congress with Democrats gaining control of the House and Republicans gaining seats in the Senate.

The change in House leadership will signal changes in gun control legislation in the near future. The Guardian has detailed House Democrats’ desire to pass gun control legislation in the upcoming Congress:

“Ted Deutch, a Democratic congressman from Florida who represents Parkland, where a February school shooting left 17 dead, said this week that he expected House Democrats to focus on bills with more bipartisan support. Those measures included bump stock bans and “extreme risk protection orders”, also known as red flag laws, which give law enforcement and family members a way to petition a court to temporarily bar an unstable person from buying or owning guns.”

Red flag laws might just be the “come together” moment establishment politicians have been looking for.

What Are Red Flag Laws?

Red flag laws or Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) are the euphemistic label for new gun-control measures. Under red flag laws, law enforcement has the ability to confiscate an individual’s firearms who is deemed a threat to themselves or others. A simple accusation from a family member, friend, or associate will suffice to seize someone’s firearms.

These laws, mind you, operate in the absence of due process. The accused can have their weapons confiscated without even so much as a hearing a before a judge. It could take months before a gun owner would have to appear in court to win back his gun rights.

Thirteen states currently have red flag laws on the books, with dozens more filing their own versions. What started out as a state-level movement may have some legs at the federal level. Although it’s true that Congressional Democrats are making gun control a major theme of their legislative agenda, it’s naïve to think red flag laws are only relevant because of “gun-grabbing” Democrats have taken power.

As we’ll see below, red flag laws have a history of bipartisan support. And when any piece of legislation has Democrats and Republicans locking arms in agreement, you know trouble lies ahead….

https://mises.org/wire/bipartisan-support-new-federal-gun-controls-red-flag

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