How the U.S. State Dept. Has Promoted GMO’s Around The World!


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Table Of Contents
Almost 90% of Americans Want GMOs Labeled!
The IAASTD concluded biotechnology to be a “poor choice for the developing world”.
This book explains why the EU hasn’t been such a soft target for the Biotechs
Meet Dr. Arpad Pusztai
Then came the TV Interview that blew the lid off
Back to the U.S. State Department’s Pandering to the Biotechs
Monsanto Got the Lion’s Share of the State Department’s Promotion
U.S. Embassies Abroad Opposed GMO Labeling
The U.S. State Department is Actively Pushing GMOs on the Developing World
The U.S. State Department Uses the WTO as their Attack Dog
Food & Water Watch did the research
What Presidential Candidate is Affiliated with the Biotechs?
The WHO says Diabetes Has Quadruped since 1980
The Battle Rages On In the TTIP

A Word From Our Editor, Grace Sylke
We’ve printed a lot of revealing articles about our Food System and Big Food over these past couple of years. We’ve even been saying that we are the subjects of Big Food in the U.S. and are not able to exercise Food Freedom due to our inability to get GMOs labeled; but this story really takes the cake as in “Let Them Eat Cake” the famous line out of the mouth of Marie Antoinette prior to the French Revolution.
When we found this Food & Water Watch treatise on what’s been going on in the background in relation to the unholy relationship between our U.S. State Department and the Biotech companies, all the pieces started fitting together and the resulting picture isn’t pretty.

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Just when we think we’re about to complete this seemingly endless subject on Obesity In America, we run into a whole new story that needs to be brought into the light of day and this one is a humdinger straight out of the Wikileaks Cables that were released in 2010. The information you are about to get does not include any cables classified as “secret” or higher.
The following Newsletter is a summary of a Food & Water Watch document entitled:  BIOTECH AMBASSADORS: How the U.S. State Department Promotes the Seed Industry’s Global Agenda.This document reads like a whacked out conspiracy theorist’s rant, but the awful truth is it’s based on verifiable facts–facts that are not only embarrassing but a hard to swallow rebuke of the U.S. State Department’s total ignorance of the people’s stated wishes regarding GMOs.

Almost 90% of Americans want GMO’s labeled!

By now, we all know that Americans overwhelmingly want GMOs labeled in spite of the failed statewide elections in California, Washington and elsewhere in which the Biotechs, after spending millions of dollars, successfully managed to scare the people into voting against labeling GMOs with false facts and outright lies.

Below, is a graph of a poll conducted by The Mellman Group on behalf of “Just Label It” showing that massive support.  
But instead of backing up the people, our U.S. State Department is stabbing us in the back and robbing us of millions of our tax payer dollars to promote GMOs worldwide.

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development produced this Global Report in 2009.
And to the Biotechs dismay, this prestigious organization “concluded that the high costs for seeds and chemicals, uncertain yields and the potential to undermine local food security make biotechnology a poor choice for the developing world.”
Nevertheless, “the U.S. State Department has lobbied foreign governments to adopt pro-agricultural biotechnology policies and laws, operated a rigorous public relations campaign to improve the image of biotechnology and challenged commonsense biotechnology safeguards and rules even including opposing laws requiring the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods”[which we are calling GMOs].
Food & Water Watch looked at five years of State Department diplomatic [Wikileaks] Cables from 2005 to 2009 to give us this “comprehensive analysis of the strategy, tactics and U.S. foreign policy objectives to foist biotechnology policies worldwide”. “Between 2007 and 2009, the State Department sent annual cables to ‘encourage the use of agricultural biotechnology,’ directing every diplomatic post worldwide to ‘pursue an active biotech agenda’ that promotes agri-cultural biotechnology, encourages the export of biotech crops and foods and advocates for pro-biotech policies and laws.  One strategy memo even included an ‘advocacy toolkit’ for diplomatic posts.  Embassies could leverage their pro-biotech efforts by coordinating with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID, an independent agency under the State Department’s authority), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other agencies.”
“The cables are nearly identical from the Bush to the Obama administrations: promoting biotech agriculture is a non-partisan, pro-corporate foreign policy with long-term State Department support.” Notice how the cables increase between the years 2005 and 2009 when President Obama took the Presidency with Hillary Clinton as his head of State and hence, head of the U.S. State Department. In fact, Hillary’s State Department sent out twice as many cables in 2009 as Condoleezza Rice’s State Department did in 2005.
“The State Department used the 2008 global hunger crisis as a new, urgent justification to promote biotech crops. The State Department encouraged embassies to ‘publicize that agricultural biotechnology can help address the food crisis.’  In 2009, the State Department initiatives were complemented by a new USAID ‘Feed the Future’ initiative that included a partnership with biotech seed and agribusiness companies such as Monsanto, DuPont, Cargill and Syngenta and major foundations to reduce world hunger.” This Partnership was forged during President Obamas first year in office in spite of his 2008 meaningless Campaign Promise to Label GMO’s.
Even though the worldwide promotion of companies producing and selling GMOs was ramped up over this five year study, it’s important to remember this is NOT about politics. It’s about a U.S. policy that crosses political borders–a policy that chooses U.S. corporations over the American people AND the people of the world.

In this book is the story of why the EU hasn’t been such a soft target for the Bio- techs.

GMOs have been in the American Food Supply since 1996. We were and still are the soft targets. We never had a chance to say “NO” because we were clueless. We were never asked nor informed that GMOs had entered our food supply like thieves in the night to steal our health and our well being. We’ve been eating them for 20 YEARS! And still we haven’t been able to get them labeled resulting in our remaining right where we started–CLUELESS victims of the Biotech corporations!

Just writing this is making me mad–mad that we Americans who pride ourselves in being the most advanced nation in the world with the most representative government and civil rights for our people, are still, after 20 freaking years, helpless subjects of a dangerous, unscientific, genetically engineered food experiment and subjects of the Biotechs. Quite frankly, it’s embarrassing.
Not only that, but we’re allowing our U. S. State Department to use our tax dollars to pay for the promotion of those same Frankenstein Biotech companies to the rest of the world’s populations, which have not been soft targets like us.
And here’s why the Europeans weren’t easy targets.

Meet Dr. Arpad Pusztai (The following story is a paraphrased summary of Jeffrey Smith’s  famous book, “Seeds Of Deception”)
Dr. Arpad Pusztai was a renowned scientist in the the world of experimental biology. He has published over 300 scientific articles, authored or edited twelve books and collaborated with other leading researchers around the globe. He was a distinguished senior scientist at Rowett Institute.
The Rowett Instititue along with the Scottish Crop Research Institute and the University of Durham School of Biology were awarded a 1.6 million Lb. research grant by the Scottish Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department all under the guidance of Dr. Arpad Pusztai. His mission was to create a model for testing genetically modified foods to verify that they were safe to eat. Their testing methods were to become the standard in Britain and expected to be adopted throughout the EU. Pusztai and his colleagues were tasked with the important job of being thorough, which is what he was known for, while simultaneously bringing confidence that GMOs were safe for human consumption. He was an advocate of this promising new food technology, and he was eager to be the one who would help spur GMOs into worldwide acceptance and use.
In April of 1998, after Arpad and his team had been working on their GMO safety research for two years, Arpad discovered GMOs had already been approved without their research and the people of both England and the US had been eating them since 1996. His work was simply back-up, scientific assurance that GMOs were safe. This was the elephant in the room that caused Arpad to realize that the scientific and regulatory community were NOT carefully scrutinizing this new technology. After seeing the so-called scientific documents presented by the Biotech companies to the committee for the first time, Arpad realized there was missing data, poor research design and very superficial tests substantiating that GMOs were ready for the market place.
As he continued his research, which involved creating GMO potatoes just like the Biotech companies were creating, he and his team saw that only the rats that ate GMO potatoes suffered the serious negative effects including: smaller, less developed brains, livers and testicles. They had enlarged tissues including the pancreas and intestines. Some showed partial atrophy of the liver and more significant structural changes and proliferation of cells in the stomach and intestines that signaled an increased potential for cancer. Some of these changes persisted after 110 days, a time period corresponding to about 10 years of human life.
Remember, we’re talking about these GMO food products being on the market for 20 years now. Could the small brained children being born around the world be caused by GMOs and could the Zika Virus be a cover story for this travesty? OMG! This is beyond frightening.

Then Came The TV Interview on the now defunct British program called World In Action.

Arpad and his team were the only people in the world who knew the truth about the dangers of GMOs; and he was invited to be interviewed on the popular British News Program, World In Action. Would he warn the British people about the GMO foods they were already eating? His conscience couldn’t allow him to hold his tongue, but he softened his findings considerably by saying: The effect of the experimental GMO potatoes on rats “was slight growth retardation and an effect on the immune system. One of the genetically modified potatoes, after 110 days, made rats less responsive to immune effects.” Then he added the following statement: “We are assured that: This is absolutely safe. We can eat it all the time. We must eat it all the time. There is no conceivable harm which can come to us. But, as a scientist looking at it, actively working on the field, I find that it is very, very unfair to use our fellow citizens as guinea pigs. We have to find the guinea pigs in the laboratory.”

At that point, all hell broke lose. Arpad was accused of being sinile and confused. He lost his job at the Rowett Institute along with his reputation and credibility, and the Rowett Institute went into cover-up mode spewing lies about Arpad’s research while he was placed on a gag order.
Then along came a move by the House of Lords committee. They wanted the Rowett Institutes Director, Professor Phillip James, to send his evidence against Arpad for evaluation and to testify before them. Professor James knew Arpad would be given the opportunity to defend himself, so he reluctantly sent him some of his confiscated data. After seeing the rigorous and meticulously collected data by Arpad and his team, the House of Lords committee created a scientific panel that exonerated Arpad stating that: “although some of the results are preliminary, they are sufficient to exonerate Dr. Pusztai by showing that the consumption of GMO potatoes by rats led to significant difference in organ weight and depression of lymphocyte [immune] responsiveness compared to controls.” The panel of scientists also called for a moratorium on the sale of genetically modified crops.
This entire story from beginning to end, made headlines in British and EU Newspapers causing growing public suspicion of the safety of GMO crops while a complete black out of the incident and the entire subject of GMOs was happening in the U.S.
Real research was finally able to trump the fake Biotech company research charade. That’s how Europeans became hard targets for the GMO pushers and the U.S. remain their soft targets. And that’s why 38 Countries have banned GMO crops. Out of the 38 Countries, 28 are European Countries which include Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Malta, Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, Russia, Serbia, Croatia, Italy, Denmark, Hungary, Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania, Austria, Poland, Slovenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Luxembourg, Ukraine, Norway and Switzerland. The other ten Countries include Algeria, Madagascar, Turkey, Kygyzstan, Bhutan, Saudi Arabia, Belize, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela. (Statistics taken from Sustainable Pulse website article entitled “GM Crops Now Banned in 38 Countries Worldwide–Sustainable Pulse Research”)

Now, back to the U.S. State Department and it’s blatant pandering of the Biotechs. You’re Invited to the Majestic Giorgio Maggiore Island in Venice, Italy . . .

If you’re an “individual that may influence national biotech policy”. Believe it or not, “the State Department encouraged embassies to deploy departmental experts to ‘participate as public speakers on agbiotech’ and fund conferences, workshops and seminars to promote biotech acceptance. Seventy five State Department officials and invited experts participated in nearly 169 public events in 52 countries between 2005 and 2009. And some of these events were of the highest caliber like the one in 2005 at the Giorgio Maggiore Island [pictured above]. It featured a “magical evening” performance by opera star Andrea Bocelli and an orchestra.”
“In 2009, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack headlined a business forum at the Philippines’ luxury Shangri-La Hotel attended by Cargill, Kraft Foods and Land O’Lakes.  The embassy in Slovakia funded and co-hosted a biotech conference in the spa town of Piestany where the president of the U.S.-based National Corn Growers Association joined pro-biotech scientists.” By now, we all know that over 85% of the corn grown in the U.S. is GMO corn so you can bet the head of the National Corn Growers Association is in the pandering and lobbying for the Biotechs up to his ears (pun intended).
These lavish events were only one way our State Department interferred to assist the biotechs to be successful worldwide. “The State Department encouraged embassies to bring visitors – especially reporters – to the United States, which has ‘proven to be effective ways of dispelling concerns about biotech [crops].’  The State Department organized or sponsored 28 junkets from 17 countries between 2005 and 2009.”
The Wikileaks Cables reveal these four goals of State Dept. Biotech Diplomacy:
1. Promote biotech business interests and products
2. Lobby foreign governments to weaken biotech rules
3. Protect U.S. biotech exports

4. Press developing world to adopt biotech crops

“The seed companies, including Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer, Syngenta, Bayer CropScience and Dow Agro- chemical, are more commonly mentioned in the biotech cables than food aid (6.9 percent of the cables and 4.4 percent, respectively). Some cables explicitly described the collaboration between the embassies and the seed companies. In 2006, the embassy in Romania planned to “work with the U.S. GM seed companies to ensure” that the season’s agreed-upon cultivation of biotech soybeans could be planted.  The embassy in Ecuador planned ‘to reinforce industry lobbying’ to oppose proposed regulations that could hinder biotech imports.”

And You Can Bet Monsanto Was Getting The Lion’s Share of This Promotion by the State Department.

“The State Department worked especially hard to promote the interests of Monsanto, the world’s biggest biotech seed company in 2011. Monsanto appeared in 6.1 percent of the biotech cables analyzed between 2005 and 2009 from 21 countries. The State Department exercised its diplomatic persuasion to bolster Monsanto’s image in host countries, facilitate field-testing or
approval of Monsanto crops and intervene with governments to negotiate seed royalty settlements.”
“U.S. embassies have attempted to burnish Monsanto’s image. The consulate in Munich, Germany, promised Monsanto that it would seek ‘even-handed’ treatment of Monsanto’s core business by Bavarian officials, where farmers’ resistance to adopting biotech crops affected its brand”
and that is only one example of the
State Department’s attempt to change ressistance to acceptance.
“The State Department even continued to advocate on behalf of Monsanto after the company was charged with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In 2005, Monsanto admitted that it
was responsible for bribing an Indonesian official to weaken environmental oversight of GE crops and paid $1.5 million in fines to the U.S. government.  A Monsanto consultant tried to persuade an Indonesian official to relax or repeal an environmental rule governing the planting of GE crops; when the official demurred, a Monsanto official approved an illegal payment of $50,000 to “incentivize” the official to weaken GE oversight.  There were 49 cables that mentioned Monsanto interests even after the company paid the fine.”
Another area where the U.S. State Dept. intervened for Monsanto was in the realm of their intellectual property law and patents. One of the biggest mistakes the U.S. Supreme Court ever made was its decision that plants and living organisms can be patented. That happened in a 5 to 4 ruling on June 16, 1980 and could easily be an entire Newsletter unto itself. It, therefore, could be said that one person, a single Supreme Court Judge, has caused the entire GMO nightmare to be in existence on our planet. WOW! Because without the ability to patent seeds, Monsanto and friends wouldn’t be in business. Instead, our State Dept. is in the bag for Monsanto’s patents big time representing Monsanto’s right to seed royalties in Argentina, Ukraine and Burkina Faso.

Surprise! U.S. Embassies Aggressively Opposed GMO Labeling Efforts!

Opposition to labeling GMO’s was not just happening on U.S. shores. It was happening all over the world. In fact, the Biotechs had to aggressively hold the line here so the U.S. would be the poster child country for the safety of GMO’s and the demonstration that they do not need to be labeled. Suddenly, the huge effort by the Biotechs to resist labeling in the U.S. makes more sense. If GMO’s are labeled here, then their whole Marketing and Promotion strategy that insists GMO’s are safe, dies on the vine.

“The State Department has lobbied against efforts to require labeling of biotech foods. About one out of eight biotech cables (11.6 percent) from 42 nations between 2005 and 2009 addressed biotech-labeling requirements.”

“The United States opposed mandatory GE (read GMO) labeling laws as trade barriers because allowing consumers to know the contents of their food also ‘wrongly impl[ies] that these foods are unsafe’.”

“The EU requires all foods, animal feeds (but not meat from animals fed with GE (read GMO) feed and processed products with biotech content to bear GE (read GMO) labels.  Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Korea all require labels on GE (read GMO) foods, although labeling requirements vary from zero tolerance to 5 percent GE (read GMO) content.”
“U.S. embassies lobbied against new labeling efforts and for weakening existing labeling requirements. In 2008, the consulate in Hong Kong ‘played a key role’ in convincing regulators

to drop a proposed mandatory labeling requirement.  To stave off labeling efforts in 2009, the consulate in Hong Kong worked to cultivate ‘a local cadre’ of pro-biotech advocates, redoubled efforts to combat consumer groups and legislators that favored labeling and even promoted biotech to high school students.  Hong Kong did not adopt mandatory labeling.”

The U.S. State Department is Actively Pushing GMO’s on the Developing World!

The World Food Crisis

“U.S. embassies have offered technical advice, provided legislative language, lobbied to enact pro-biotech laws and helped create pro-biotech regulations. In 2005, the embassy in Brazil claimed that its “intensive outreach was an important catalyst” for the law that legalized GE (read GMO) cultivation.”
After the global food crisis in 2008, “the USAID launched a $3.5 billion “Feed the Future” partnership with biotech seed and agribusiness company partners – including Monsanto, DuPont,
Cargill and Syngenta and major foundations – to reduce world hunger.  This partnership has invested heavily in Africa. In 2010, DuPont agreed to help develop supposedly high-yield GE (read GMO) corn for sub-Saharan Africa funded by the USAID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  As part of the same project, Monsanto donated the genetic material for a promised drought-tolerant corn to be offered royalty-free to African farmers.”
“The combination of foreign research investors and the lobbying muscle of U.S. embassies and agribusinesses has encouraged African nations to slowly adopt pro-biotech rules and regulations. In order to pursue biotech crop research, countries need enough regulatory infrastructure to approve GE (read GMO) field trials. Often, the initial rules allowing GE (read GMO) research can go into effect while the legislatures consider permanent rules allowing commercial biotech cultivation. In Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria, the State Department, industry and pro-biotech foundations pursued this multi-pronged strategy to enact pro-biotech laws”; and they have all fallen prey to these aggressive tactics by the U.S. State Dept. serving as the pusher for the Biotech companies and their destructive GMO products.

The U.S. State Department Uses the World Trade Organization as Their Attack Dog to Bring Countries Against GMOs into Line!

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a free-floating appendage of the yet to be fully insti-tuted World Governing Body that is often referred to as The New World Order. It’s aim is to establish rules and regulations involving worldwide trade negotiations and to settle disputes among Member Countries regarding Trade Agreements. The Biotech companies are pushing the U.S. State Dept. to push the WTO into forcing the acceptance of their Franken products worldwide.
“The United States [along with Canada and Argentina] successfully challenged the EU’s biotech approval rules and EU member states’ unwillingness to approve GE (read GMO) crops at the World Trade Organization (WTO). The State Department aggressively pressed the EU to comply with the WTO ruling by weakening its biotech rules.”
“In 2006, the WTO ruled that the ‘undue delay’ in the EU’s approval process for 24 biotech crop varieties from 1999 to 2003 constituted a de facto biotech moratorium that was inconsistent with WTO rules.  It also ruled that individual EU member state bans violated trade rules and were unjustified without adequate biotech risk assessments.  The ruling did not prohibit the EU from applying its own standards and laws, including restricting biotech crop approvals, provided that the rules were implemented properly. Despite the limited and theoretical ability of countries to regulate GE (read GMO) crops, the WTO’s decision was another attack on the right of countries to ensure food safety and protect the environment.”
“Canada and Argentina settled and dropped their biotech claims with the EU, but the United States has maintained its complaint.  The State Department biotech strategy cables reiterated the effort to ‘continue to seek full EU compliance with the 2006 WTO ruling.’ “

Food & Water Watch Published this incredible pdf entitled BIOTECH AMBASSADORS from which all of the above quotes have been taken. We highly recommend you read every word of this scathing piece on the way our our State Department has been blatantly promoting GMOs around the world.

In conclusion, this Food & Water Watch story states this:
“The State Department approach to agricultural develop- ment must put the interests of other countries before the interests of the biotech seed companies. All nations have the right to establish their own priorities for food and agriculture policies, as well as the ability to grow what the public wants in order to feed itself. The State Department must:
1. Halt the aggressive advocacy of pro-biotech policies in the developing world.
2.  Eliminate the funding to promote biotech crops and policies overseas
3. Stop demanding that governments accept unwanted biotech crop and food imports.”
“The United States should enhance other countries’ abilities to improve agricultural production that encourages economically and environmentally sustainable farming. The United States should work with other nations to develop the policies and objectives that they want to pursue and let the biotech seed industry handle its own public relations.”
We couldn’t agree more. Here’s the bottom line. We the People and the Tax Payers are actually paying for this blatant promotion of GMOs around the world. Now that’s absolutely galling.

There’s Something Frightening Behind The Curtain of this Presidential Candidate.
We do our best to be a-political in these Newsletters and in our business dealings; but we just couldn’t keep quiet about the following connection between Hillary Clinton and Monsanto. We get it, it’s been a bad week for Hillary, and it isn’t our intention to pour fuel on the fire so . . .
Let us apologize in advance if you’re a Hillary supporter and a GMO opposer because there’s no way to straddle that fence.
The sad truth is that Hillary Clinton was head of our State Dept. in 2009, which is one of the five years discussed in the above story by Food & Water Watch. Not only that, in 2014, she “received a $335,000 ‘speaking fee’ for giving the keynote address to one of Monsanto’s main GMO lobbying front groups, Biotech-nology Industry Organization (BIO), to help the industry address consumer fears over GMOs”. And that’s not all.

“While on the campaign trail in 2007, Hillary Clinton held a fundraiser at Monsanto’s law firm in Washington DC titled ‘Rural Americans for Hillary’ and even had the audacity to put a giant ‘Welcome Hillary’ sign on the back of a soybean sprayer that sprays toxic chemicals like Monsanto’s Roundup, which has been linked to cancer, on GMOs all across Iowa and the Midwest. Incredibly, Iowa has the highest rates of cancer in the Midwest and not surprisingly grows 97% GMO soy and 93% of GMO corn, which have been genetically engineered to survive being sprayed with massive doses of Monsanto’s Roundup. And in at least 3 instances, the Clinton State Department fought national GMO labeling laws in Malaysia, Vietnam and Hong Kong.”

If you want to tell Hillary to stop supporting Monsanto, go to the Food Democracy Now website Action Item Petition Page entitled “Demand Hillary Dump Monsanto’s Lobbyists Now!”

(All quotes in this section were taken from the above Linked Petition Page by Food Democracy Now)

The World Health Organization says Diabetes Cases Have Quadrupled since 1980!

Is it a coincidence that 1980 is when the Supreme Court ruled that seeds and other living organisms could be patented unleashing the scourge of GMOs on our planet? What else has changed over the last four decades? The WHO “study blamed worldwide changes ‘in the way people eat, move and live’ for the unprecedented surge [in obesity], saying huge efforts are needed to change ‘eating and physical activity habits,’ especially early in life, when key behavioral patterns are formed.” (Quote taken from a PressTV Article entitled “Diabetes cases quadrupled since 1980, WHO says”)

But so far, few are linking GMOs to obesity where we believe the links should be made starting with the addition of High Fructose Corn Syrup [as sweetener] to almost every packaged item on store shelves. And by now, we all know that most of the corn grown in the U.S. is GMO corn. To read more about the dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup, read our May 2015 Newsletter.

So the Battle Rages on right into the TTIP Trade Agreement!

“The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a proposed  trade agreement between the  European Union and the  United States, with the aim of promoting trade and multilateral economic growth.” (Quote taken from Wikipedia page on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership)

But the French are seeing right through the ruse because the TTIP has a built-in demand that all participating countries accept GMO crops and products. Ultimately, the TTIP is a way for the U.S. State Department to get what they want and they want what the Biotechs want–GMO world domination. Just this month, May 3, 2016, Zero Hedge published an article entitled
And they quote French President, Francois Hollande who said “France will never accept challenges to its farming and culture in exchange for better access to U.S. markets. That’s why at this stage, France says no.”
“France and some other European countries with rich culinary and farming traditions are particularly concerned about U.S. policies that give greater freedom to trade in genetically modified food, chlorine-rinsed poultry and hormone-treated beef. Meanwhile, as reported pre-
viously, support for the TTIP has tumbled on both sides of the Atlantic, with just 15% of Americans and 17% of Germans now responding that the trade deal would be beneficial, down from more than half as of two years ago.”
(Quote taken from the Zero Hedge article Linked above)
If you’ve actually stayed with us during this tirade about our esteemed State Department and how it is and has been spending our hard earned tax dollars to promote the Biotech companies, we want to thank you profusely. We’re still in shock having researched and written this mind blowing and revealing Newsletter.

Please FORWARD this email to your colleagues, friends and family who need to become aware of what’s going on behind the scenes and the importance of healthy eating. We can’t make the changes we need to make without first understanding why the changes are so important. We can save lives and our country with this information.

Thank You for following our Newsletters. We so appreciate your interest in our two cutting edge Aquaponics Companies, Aquaponics USA and Aquaponics Wold, LLC. We’ll continue to bring you important information about Aquaponics, our Food and our U.S. Food System, which, right now, is broken and has turned us into subjects of Big Food and the Biotechs.

Please help us turn the tables around so we can declare our Food Freedom again and become the healthiest country on the planet instead of the sickest.

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April 2016 Newsletter  # 28
Table Of Contents
The Food Revolution Needs YOU!
Get to your computer and JOIN the FOOD REVOLUTION SUMMIT!
Exposing the Senators who are loyal to the Bio-Techs and NOT WE, the PEOPLE!
The Good Guys List continues
Websites on the front lines fighting for Food Freedom!
Revolution Foods
GMO Action Alliance
Label GMOs
Just Label It!
The Weston A. Price Foundation
Alliance For Natural Health
Celebrating Earth Day, April 22nd

A Word From Our Editor, Grace Sylke
As we bring our Obesity In AMERICA Series to a close (only one more Newsletter on MSG to go), we’re realizing how much help is out there and how many people have created websites that are on the front lines of this fight for our health, our lives and the well-being of our nation.
The hardest part of making the kinds of nutritional changes we’ve been talking about in this Series is breaking our addictions to the unhealthy foods and beverages that Big Food is serving up. It’s as if we’re all Sugar Aholics, Sugar Substitute Aholics, High Fructose Corn Syrup Aholics, et. al. Until an Addict hits his/her bottom, there simply isn’t anything that can be done to reverse the destructive behavior and body damage that is being done by the addiction.
It seems that the first step has to be simply admitting one is an Addict so here goes: My name is Grace Sylke, and I am a Sugar Addict.
That’s not to say I haven’t made big strides in stepping away from that addiction; but when I’m under stress, the first thing I want to grab for is a Virgil’s Root Beer.
As a child, Root Beer floats were a special treat in our household. We would sit around the table together lapping up this sugary reward, laughing and talking which made me feel loved, safe and protected. WOW! A flood of childhood memories just came in all connected to Root Beer.
Has anyone started a Sugar Addicts Anonymous program yet? In many ways, Alcohol Addiction is the same thing as Sugar Addiction. Alcohol and Sugar have a lot in common except Alcohol has the ability to directly affect ones brain and distort ones perceptions of reality.
Right about now, we’re wondering what a sugar free world would look like. Just hold that thought for a minute while you contemplate if you, too, are a Sugar Addict.

Follow Grace on Instagram at

This is a photo of Oliver, Grace’s husband and business partner, pouring his Agave down the drain after reading our March Newsletter.
Grace is an Aquaponics Entrepreneur, a Food Activist, a Brainwave Neuro-feedback Trainer and a Photographer. Yes, she’s a very busy woman.

She often travels to Arizona to conduct Brainwave Neurofeedback Trainings at the Biocybernaut Institute

. So once she started her Instagram site, it became obvious that her travel Photos needed to play an important role on this fun site.

This explains why one day she’s posting photos of her Vertical Food Forever™ Farm System, and the next day, she’s posting photos of picturesque land/skyscapes. It certainly keeps her Instagram site interesting.

If you’re on a desktop or laptop, just click this

to see what she’s uploaded today!

If you’re mobile, go to Instagram and Follow:

As a Food Activist, Grace is doing her best to create more Food Activists because if we sit around and do nothing, we’ll all die sooner and lead lives of sickness with Big Pharma’s pills flooding our medicine cabinets and Big Foods poison filling our cupboards.

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Th e Aquaponics Digest Magazine features an advanced digital magazine and publishing and marketing platform for the 21st century; and it’s just getting started.
Click on the Link to learn how/where to get the Ap for iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices.
Aquaponics Digest Magazine is a must read for any and all Aquaponics enthusiasts.
It features articles by the field’s leaders like:
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and our own
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Read our Daily Newspaper, the Aquaponics USA Food & Health News
This paper features articles about Aquaponics, our Food System, Health, Healthy Eating and much more.

Aquaponics 101 is here and people are loving it! Get it FREE on our Aquaponics USA website under the Education Menu Bar.
This is some of the best information you’ll ever find about Aquaponics and How to build an Aquaponics System. It’s on our website complete with Quizzes and a Certificate of Completion.

We have several Videos on How To Do Aquaponics including two on installing our Food Forever Growing Systems in two schools in Tucson, AZ.

We’ll soon be uploading the Video of the Installation of one of our STEM Food Growing Systems at ExplorOcean in Newport Beach, California.

Be Sure to Visit our Pinterest Wall
It’s full of Original Pixton Cartoon Art by our Editor, Grace Sylke, including her newest Pixton Cartoon image of the FOOD REVOLUTION EXPLOSION
that is on the cover of this April 2016 Newsletter and the Food Revolution, Good Guys Angel, above.

Watch for the new Food Documentary
It’s still in production but coming out soon. It features famous food activists like we discuss in this Newsletter including Jeffery Smith and Vandana Shiva and we’re in it.
Click the Link to Check out the Trailer.

We now have

And they’re all about saving money on one of our Food Forever Growing Systems and saving money to get it shipped!

“You Build A Little,
We Ship A Lot For Less!”.

Visit the ExplorOcean Website. Better yet, make an appointment to visit ExplorOcean in person. If you’re a Teacher, bring eager, inquisitive students.
One of our FFGS-20 STEM Food Growing Systems has been installed in their Ocean Literacy Center. Check it out along with other exciting interactive Ocean experiences.

We Are Now Offering STEM Food Growing Systems.
These are fully bundled Food Growing Systems that turn ordinary classrooms into STEM Classrooms, and they come with a 10% Discount!

To purchase a STEM Food Growing System, just scroll to the bottom of our Growing System pages at:

Here’s our January 2016 Newsletter in case you missed it.
This is Part 10 of the Obesity In AMERICA Series.

It’s all about our vegetarian kitchen. If we haven’t convinced any of our readers to change their eating habits while writing this important Series, we sure have convinced ourselves.

Here’s our February 2016 Newsletter in case you missed it.
This Newsletter is all about what’s been happening at Aquaponics USA, which is why it has such an unusual cover image.

Check it out to see why Balboa Island at Newport Beach is being featured here.

Here’s our March 2016 Newsletter in case you missed it.
This Newsletter returns to the Obesity In AMERICA Series and focuses on Agave. It also makes one of the greatest announcements us Food Activists have ever heard. Read this Newsletter to find out what that is.
The FOOD REVOLUTION Needs YOU! Part 12 of Obesity In AMERICA
It’s April of 2016 and according to a tradition we started last year, this is FOOD REVOLUTION Month! If you don’t know there’s a Food Revolution going on, it’s time you do and it’s past time for you to get involved in it because this revolution is about saving lives!
In the very first Newsletter of this Series on Obesity In AMERICA, December 2014, we told our readers about a study done by Columbia University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation which found that 1 in 5 US deaths is associated with obesity. But here’s what we didn’t tell you. That study was done in 2006, which was a decade ago; and no follow up study has been done since then. (Stats taken from the Mercola.com website article entitled “One in Five American Deaths Now Associated with Obesity”).
So what do you think the number would be today given we have become more obese than ever? Do we think it’s 2 in 5? Could it be 3 in 5? Whatever it is, it’s way too high a price to pay for the luxury of having Big Food continue to feed us it’s bastardized version of real food.
In this April 2016 Newsletter, we send you to the 5th Annual Food Revolution Summit sponsored by John & Ocean Robbins. We also publish the List of Senators who voted to pass the DARK ACT and we share more Angel Websites that are fully engaged in this Food Revolution Fight and working hard to inform us all of the dangers of Big Food. So let’s get started.
First, a little confession! We’re going to be writing one more Newsletter on Obesity In AMERICA to make it a baker’s dozen because we forgot to talk about a very important food additive that we all need to be aware of–MSG. That’s coming in May.

April 30 through May 8, 2016
You don’t have to go anywhere. This Summit comes to you. And it’s FREE! Here’s what the Summit sponsors have to say about why we need a Food Revolution.
“Our world is in desperate need of a food revolution. Pesticides, hormones, antibiotics, GMOs, and untested chemicals are spreading like a virus through our food supply. The health of your family and friends, as well as our planet, is at risk!

You’re in the right place if you want to get informed and empowered, and if you want to find out how you can prevent heart disease, cancer, diabetes, fatigue, poor sleep, and other health challenges – with food!” (Quote taken from the Food Revolution Summit website.)
WOW! This sounds like what we’ve been writing about for over 2 years now. No wonder we like these guys. They ask you to consider these facts:
  • “Half of people in the U.S. who reach the age of 85 have Alzheimer’s. And studies say the unhealthy typical American diet TRIPLES your level of risk.
  • “Factory farms aren’t just cruel to animals. They’re also breeding antibiotic resistant bacteria that killed more than 23,000 people last year.
  • “In the last 20 years, childhood hospitalization rates for food allergies have tripled.
  • “Some scientists have linked genetically engineered food-related pesticides to toxic and allergic reactions in people; to sickness, sterility and fatalities in livestock; and damage to virtually every organ studied in lab animals.
  • “Toxic pesticides developed as agents of war and linked to cancer, sterility, and birth defects are routinely poured on farmland & traces of them wind up in the food you eat.
  • “You can prevent or even in some cases reverse heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, memory loss, constipation, fatigue, and many forms of cancer – just by eating healthy, delicious food!”(Quote taken from the Food Revolution Summit website)
Set aside time in your busy schedule starting April 1st through May 8th, 2016 to attend the Food Revolution Summit! Here’s how it works:
John Robbins will “conduct 24 highly focused 30-45 minute interviews with a brilliant panel of experts. Each day of the summit you can hear three interviews, at no charge, broadcast live or on 21 hour replay.” If you miss a presentation, “There are recordings, transcripts, and many other resources that are available as part of an optional upgrade package.” (Quotes taken from the Food Revolution Summit website)
This Food Revolution Summit is one of the best ways to get informed about what’s wrong with our broken food system and how to fix it. See you at the Summit!

Which of these elected Servants of the People BETRAYED us and pledged their allegiance to BIG Food and the GMO nightmare instead!

Above you see the elected members of our United States Senate. Sadly, nearly half of them voted to BETRAY us in an attempt to pass the DARK ACT. Had they been successful, WE, the PEOPLE, would NOT even have the right to vote for Mandatory GMO Labeling in our States. We would be doomed to blindly ingesting GMOs in perpetuity.
In a recent 2016 poll of likely voters, “89% said they favor mandatory labels on ‘foods which have been genetically engineered or containing genetically engineered ingredients be labeled to indicate that.’  A mere 6% oppose such a requirement and another 6% don’t know. A 77% supermajority not only favored mandatory labeling but “strongly” favored the proposal. These views are widespread across demographic lines, with nearly all Democrats (92% favor, 2% oppose), independents (89% favor, 7% oppose) and Republicans (84% favor, 7% oppose) supporting a required label.

By similarly overwhelming margins, voters prefer that GMO labels on food products be printed on the package, with 88% saying they prefer printed labels (79% strongly favor), while just 8% prefer scannable bar codes.” So when we say these lawmakers are not representing WE, the PEOPLE, we’re not exaggerating that fact. They are NOT representing 89% of their constituents. Why not? The obvious answer is there must be monetary reasons (could it be campaign contributions?) that are causing OUR Representatives not to represent us. (Quote taken from the Center For Food Safety website article entitled “U.S. Polls on GE Food Labeling”)
DARK stands for Denying Americans the Right to Know.This Act was already passed in the House of Representatives on a dark day in 2015. The Act was ironically called H.R.1599-Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. It’s really pathetic how Acts are named with exactly the opposite words to describe their real intent. If you understand that, you’re way ahead of the government’s shell game designed to dupe the people. That was July 23, 2015 when WE, the PEOPLE were doomed to eat unlabeled GMO’s without ever being able to say “NO”. If you want to see which Representatives betrayed us, go to our July 2015 Newsletter that lays it all out.
Fortunately, our Forefathers created a governing system with two houses and a system of checks and balances, which requires both houses to pass a Bill before it becomes law. So H.R.1599 went to the Senate; and thanks to the Angel Websites listed below, there was a LOT of PUSH BACK. WE, the PEOPLE, were quite literally fighting for our lives! When H.R.1599 went to the Senate, it was named S.2609 and labeled as “An original bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and for other purposes.”
So you can see how difficult it can be for the layman to track a Bill from one house to the other because the numbers and the names all change. Nevertheless, S.2609 was also the DARK ACT, which also would have made it impossible for WE the PEOPLE to vote in mandatory State GMO Labeling Laws because this faustian Bill designed by the Bio-Techs themselves would have superseded any and all State Laws.
Here’s what happened in the Senate on March 16, 2016:
This Screenshot was taken from one of those Angelic Websites that’s deep in the trenches of the Food Revolution, Food Democracy Now.
Sadly for Republicans, it’s plain to see that 45 of the 49 YEAs were Republicans while 41 of the 48 NAYs were Democrats. Clearly our Democrat lawmakers are on the side of Food Freedom over our Republican lawmakers.
But there’s more to this story as it seems that one of the leaders of the Democrat Party and a strong contender in the race for the White House, Hillary Clinton, has big monetary ties to Monsanto. More about that in May.

 

Below, we continue our List of the Angelic Websites that are fighting the good fight for Food Freedom.

 

The good news is there really are a lot of these sites on the front lines fighting for our Food Freedom in the FOOD REVOLUTION. So let’s start with a Food Production Company created by Moms and aimed at children called Revolution Foods.

Revolution Foods

The two founders of Revolution Foods Moms are creating “nutritious, fresh, and tasty food for schools and families across the country.” Their “meals are made from high quality ingredients you can feel good about. No artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners.”

They started Revolution Foods “with a mission to transform the way America eats by providing access to healthy, affordable meals.” They “believe that proper nutrition is a cornerstone of providing our youth the nourishment they need to lead successful, healthy lives. What began in schools, serving freshly prepared meals to students, has since grown to retail and today they’re proud to offer meal options for both families and students across the country. 2000 million meals later, their journey has only just begun.” (Quotes taken from the revolution foods website about page)

GMO Action Alliance

The GMO Action Alliance is an alliance of grassroots organizations from states across the U.S., working together to educate people about the issues with genetically engineered crops and foods, connect people with their communities, and empower people to take back control over their food.” (Quote taken from the GMO Action Alliance website Home Page)

Label GMOs

Label GMOs.org is a broad based website focused on some of the most important issues facing our planet today including the proliferation of GMOs around the world and the job killing TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement).

According to this website, “64 Countries Ban or Require GMO Labeling”; but the U.S. is not one of them because we do not have food freedom. Follow this website to get important information about these issues. (Quote taken from the Label GMOs.org Home Page)

JUST LABEL IT!

JUST LABEL IT! was one of the main websites that helped to defeat The DARK ACT. It’s entire focus is on the fight to get GMO’s labeled in the U.S.
This website explains why GMO labeling is important, why it won’t add to the cost of foods and why we don’t need GMOs to feed the world.

The banner may be small but the vision of The Weston A. Price Foundation is huge. “The Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism. It supports a number of movements that contribute to this objective including accurate nutrition instruction, organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, community-supported farms, honest and informative labeling, prepared parenting and nurturing therapies. Specific goals include establishment of universal access to clean, certified raw milk and a ban on the use of soy formula for infants.”
“The Weston A. Price Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity founded in 1999 to disseminate the research of nutrition pioneer Dr. Weston Price, whose studies of isolated nonindustrialized peoples established the parameters of human health and determined the optimum characteristics of human diets. Dr. Price’s research demonstrated that humans achieve perfect physical form and perfect health generation after generation only when they consume nutrient-dense whole foods and the vital fat-soluble activators found exclusively in animal fats.” (Quotes taken from The Weston A. Price Foundation website About  Page)

Alliance For Natural Health (ANH USA)

The Alliance for Natural Health USA (ANH-USA) is committed to  sustainable health, the recognition that true health requires a proactive and preventive approach that focuses on a nutrient-rich diet, proper supplementation, and limiting our exposure to toxic substances. A system that is single-mindedly focused on “treating” sick people with expensive drugs, rather than maintaining healthy people, is neither practical nor economically sustainable.”
“ANH-USA is part of an international organization dedicated to promoting natural and sustainable health-and, in particular, consumer freedom of choice in healthcare-through good science and good law.”
“ANH-USA actively engages in legal initiatives, standing against forces that would limit your access to safe and effective dietary supplements, complementary therapies, and integrative medicines. We lobby Congress and state legislatures, act as a government watchdog, file comments on proposed rulemakings, and educate the public, the media, and other decision-makers.” (Quotes taken from The Alliance for Natural Health USA About Page)
To keep abreast of what’s happening in many areas of food and health freedom, follow this site.

Earth Day is Back, April 22nd! That was fast!

Here’s Grace’s original Pixton cartoon celebrating Earth Day. Feel free to send it to friends and family members as a reminder to regard our Mother on her special day. You can get it on our Pinterest Wall.
If you want to know more about the origins of Earth Day, go to our April 2015 Newsletter and read all about it.
As we added to our List of The Good Guys this month, we realized there are more than we can cover; but since we have one more Month in this Series on Obesity In AMERICA, we’ll share them in May. We’ve also decided on our next Series, which will be called The Epic Battle Against GMO’s (Gutting MotherNature’s Organs). That should be interesting.
Please FORWARD this email to your colleagues, friends and family who need to become aware of the importance of healthy eating. We can’t make the changes we need to make without first understanding why the changes are so important. We can save lives with this information.

Thank You for following our Newsletters. We so appreciate your interest in our two cutting edge Aquaponics Companies, Aquaponics USA and Aquaponics Wold, LLC. We’ll continue to bring you important information about Aquaponics, our Food and our U.S. Food System, which, right now, is broken and has turned us into subjects of Big Food.

Please help us turn the tables around so we can declare our Food Freedom again and become the healthiest country on the planet instead of the sickest.
Sustainably,
Aquaponics USA/World
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