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REGULATORY BREAKDOWN: Direct Quotes from the People Supposedly Regulating GE Foods

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Friday 16 January 2009 11:50 am
From: "GMWatch "

NOTE: Anyone who says GM foods are carefully regulated is badly misinformed
or simply lying, as the following carefully sourced quotes make abundantly
clear. Links to all the sources can be found at the banGMfood site, see url
below.

Link to: Regulatory breakdown

EXTRACT: "What Monsanto wished for from Washington, Monsanto -- and, by

EUROPE'S SECRET PLAN TO BOOST GM CROP PRODUCTION

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SOURCE: The Independent, UK
AUTHOR: Geoffrey Lean
URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/green-living/europes-secret-pla...
DATE: 26.10.2008

Gordon Brown and other European leaders are secretly preparing an unprecedented campaign to spread GM crops and foods in Britain and throughout the continent, confidential documents obtained by The Independent on Sunday reveal.

FDA WEB SITE ON DRUG ADS DEVELOPED BY DRUG INDUSTRY PR FIRM

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SOURCE: Center for Science in the Public Interest, USA
AUTHOR: Press Release
URL: http://www.cspinet.org/new/200809152.html
DATE: 15.09.2008

Should Pharma PR Pros Write the Government's Advice to Consumers?

U.S. LAWMAKER QUESTIONS FDA, CITES INDUSTRY TIES

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SOURCE: Reuters, UK
AUTHOR: Susan Heavey
URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSN1750422220080918
DATE: 17.09.2008

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration appears to be giving priority to projects that benefit the pharmaceutical industry rather than helping consumers, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Wednesday.

Bush Food Aid Package Promotes Genetically-Modified Crops

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Posted on: Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 21:00 CDT

WASHINGTON _ The Bush administration has slipped a controversial ingredient into the $770 million aid package it recently proposed to ease the world food crisis, adding language that would promote the use of genetically modified crops in food-deprived countries.

The value or detriment of genetically modified, or bio-engineered, food is an intensely disputed issue in the U.S. and in Europe, where many countries have banned foods made from genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

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