In my humble opinion, the FDA just keeps getting worse and worse. Its a dreadful day when you have to be as much afraid of eating as you are of starving, but the FDA is getting us there fast.
In 1998, Monsanto applied for FDA approval for a monster molecule, “based on the aspartame formula” with one critical addition: 3-dimethylbutyl [listed on EPA’s most hazardous chemical list]. Neotame is touted as being 13,000 times sweeter than sugar.
The food labeling requirements required for aspartame have now been dropped for Neotame, and no one is clear why this was allowed to happen. Neotame has been ruled acceptable, and without being included on the list of ingredients, for:
USDA Certified Organic food items.
Certified Kosher products with the official letter k inside the circle on labels.
With the passage of 510 and a massive increase in the price of food, the LAST thing we need is Monsanto poisoning what remains to us: organics.
Gerald Celente is right. The FDA (and USDA) aren’t genuine agencies protecting Americans any longer. They are ‘fronts’ giving legitimate appearances but actually being the arm of Monsanto and other corporate agribusinesses. Too bad our ‘elected representatives’ aren’t much better.