Foods at risk: ANY food manufactured in
Mike Mozart is a product designer who also runs a video blog about new developments in the toy industry. His reviews are normally light, cheerful affairs and completely apolitical.
If he appears distraught, it's because he is. Tis is serious. Mozart has discovered that the
A few facts:
1. Melamine was added to food products manufactured in
2. Melamine itself is bad, but much worse - and not reported - is that melamine is an industrial product, not a food product and often comes contaminated with a wide range of dangerous industrial toxins.There is no such thing as ‘food grade’ melamine. None of it is suitable for food.
3. The widespread practice of adding melamine to powdered milk products has killed and seriously injured thousands of children in
Last year, when melamine was found in pet food sold in the
4. The Chinese government knew this contaminated food was on the shelves killing children and said nothing so as not to put a damper on the "Olympic spirit."
5. As much 20 MILLION POUNDS of food manufactured in
6. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refuses to test for melamine contamination - or if is has, refuses to make the results of these tests available to the public. Further, the FDA refuses to force food manufacturers to remove the contaminated food from its shelves, something they are completely capable of doing.
7. Why is this being done?
Mozart theorizes: a) to prevent a scandal before the election and b) to avoid further deterioration of the
Are these motivations plausible?
Needless to say, the FDA has demonstrated over and over again throughout its history that it is a political agency designed to protect well connected corporate law breakers and has next-to-zero interest in the public welfare. Knowing the parties involved -