Thursday, June 17, 2010

FDA: From Corrupt to Fascist

The FDA has for some time been seen as one of the most corrupt of government agencies.  Whether it is protecting the interests of those making lethal NSAIDS (aspirin, ibuprofen, etc.) by threatening cherry growers not to disclose the science showing that cherries provide the same or more benefits at no risk, or keeping drugs on the market that kill people, while imprisoning those who heal them, the FDA has been an agent for the pharmaceutical industry and far from a friend to the American people.

But it has now gone much further than corruption and bias that leads to deaths.  The FDA is now trying to establish a legal standard that Americans do not have the right to their own bodies and health.

In answer to raw milk advocates filing suit against the FDA to protect their right to choose food they desire for themselves and their children, the FDA responded:

“Plaintiffs’ assertion of a ‘fundamental right to their own bodily and physical health, which includes what foods they do and do not choose to consume for themselves and their families’ is similarly unavailing because plaintiffs do not have a fundamental right to obtain any food they wish.” [FDA Brief, 4/26/10]

The FDA uses the consumption of raw milk as its basis for promoting this position, an issue that may seem tangential to most people, but what it is asserting goes beyond milk, as well as beyond food. Remove the references to food and the FDA is maintaining that people do not have a ‘fundamental right to their own bodily and physical health ….” Read more.

SOURCE: Food Freedom

Pretty accurate article! Scary!!!