by Carolanne Wright
October 08, 2012
About the author
Carolanne enthusiastically believes if we want to see
change in the world, we need to be the change. As a
nutritionist, natural foods chef and wellness coach,
Carolanne has encouraged others to embrace a healthy
lifestyle of organic living, gratefulness and joyful
orientation for over 13 years. Through her website
she looks forward to connecting with other like-minded
people from around the world who share a similar vision.
With a sad twist of irony, corporate and government elite dine on
safe, organic food while the masses, those very people who are
supposedly represented and protected by their governments, are
poisoned by hidden genetically modified organisms, pesticides and
The presidential family demands
organic food in their kitchen, yet behind closed doors, shake
hands with the biotech industry.
China's top brass is fed by an
exclusive, gated organic garden while the rest of the population
consumes GM food, steroid contaminated meat and dairy laced with
Monsanto's own employee's command
non-genetically modified food in their canteen.
Access to clean, organic and healthy
food is not a given right anymore - it has become a political
battleground with the average citizen suffering the loss.
While First Lady Michelle Obama digs up the White House lawn
to plant an organic garden, her husband promotes a GMO agenda within
"You know, in my household, over the
last year we have just shifted to organic," she said in a New
Yorker interview during Barack Obama's 2008 presidential
Organic produce from the garden feeds
the Obama family and visiting dignitaries alike.
Seems okay so far. But then take a look
at Obama's laundry-list of presidential appointed positions with
USDA head Roger Beachy, a former
director at Monsanto
FDA food safety czar Michael
Taylor, one-time vice president for public policy at
Commissioner of the USDA Tom
Vilsack who created the Governors' Biotechnology Partnership
Obama, 10 new GM crops have
been approved for 'safe consumption.'
protect organic gardens from the people
The political elite in China enjoy the safest of food - organic
produce, grass-fed beef from Inner Mongolia, rice free of
pesticides, chemicals or genetically modified organisms.
Compare this with the food supply of
ordinary citizens that is laden with pesticides, industrial
chemicals and GMOs. Children have become sick and died from tainted
baby formula and milk products.
Blindness and death have resulted from
adults consuming fake liquor.
Yet Chinese leaders have their own
protected food sources of the highest quality. In Beijing, an
organic farm is surrounded by a six-foot spiked fence while security
personnel guard the entrance. The garden produces food for top-notch
Beidaihe Sanitorium, a seaside
haven for retired party cadres, exclusively uses a specialty rice
that is organic and free of GMOs.
As for the public, they can purchase the
small remaining surplus of the grain at 15 times the cost of
All the while, the government continues
to approve GMOs and harmful chemicals for general consumption.
Remember the notice at a Monsanto staff canteen stating the
"to remove, as far as practicable,
GM soya and maize from all food products served in our
restaurant. We have taken the above steps to ensure that you,
the customer, can feel confident in the food we serve."
According to Tony Coombes, the
"Yes, this is the case, and it is
because we believe in choice."
Evidently the average citizen is not
allowed the same courtesy of choice considering GMOs have
infiltrated the food supply and are not labeled in North America.
Only those who can afford the price tag
of organic food are able to protect themselves from harmful
contaminants. As for the rest of the population, they are the ones
who will suffer the devastating health consequences of a corrupt
Monsanto's Number One Lobbyist: Barack Obama" Jon
Rappoport. ISeptember 25, 2012.
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Where It Gets Its Meat (And I Don't Blame Them)" David
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2, 2012 from:
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September 26, 2012. Retrieved on October 2, 2012 from:
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tells who you are" Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times,
September 16, 2011. Retrieved on October 2, 2012 from:
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24, 2008. Retrieved on October 2, 2012 from:
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Monsanto canteen" Michael McCarthy, The Independent,
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