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USDA’s Encouragement of Current Health Crisis

USDA’s Encouragement of Current Health Crisis

With the same co-mingling of execs and offices of the USDA and Monsanto, as between the FDA and Monsanto, Monsanto has set itself up to be producer and regulator in full control over all of the food that we are forced to put on our tables. That is if you’re forced to eat at a restaurant or buy food at a grocery store. If you’re one of those people, your food is more than likely, a product of Monsanto. It’s also a product of Monsanto’s chemicals, chiefly their herbicide Roundup, a glyphosate herbicide that inhibits how enzymes work in the environment as well as your body.

That wouldn’t be so bad if Monsanto didn’t force all farmers to grow their crop seed each and every year.  That gives them full control over every muffin you sink your teeth into, even those bran muffins, the ones that are supposed to be so healthy.

What Monsanto knows that they’re not telling the USDA, is that the corn, wheat and soybeans that their farmers grow for us are at the root of most all glycation that occurs in the body. What they’re afraid of the USDA knowing, is that this glycation is at the root of all modern diseases, from atherosclerosis to hypertension, from arthritis to IBS or irritable bowel syndrome, to dementia including Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. All of these diseases and disorders are treated by the drug industry that Monsanto owned as well. That’s what’s scary…very scary. The company that’s responsible for your food is the same company that treats you for the ailments their food brings. To me that’s criminal. Now, Bayer wants to buy out Monsanto. What do you think that will do to your food supply? Bayer is a German company, you know.

Monsanto doesn’t want either the USDA or the FDA to be too aware of what their food does, yet all of the studies mentioned above are available through PubMed. If I have access to these studies, I know they do as well. What I don’t know is what do they refuse to look at them? They only have to look at a few. I found two or three damning studies on the first page of search returns for the term, glycation. Glycation has a nasty tendency to muck up everything in the body that blood affects. Monsanto doesn’t want the USDA or the FDA to realize this.  Their practice of striving for total control over our food source drives the profits of their crop seed companies, (of which they’re dozens). Having that control over our food gives them control over our drug use, as it’s their food that makes us sick. That makes us require their medications to treat the disease their food gives those who eat it.

They’ve tried denying that their food is as dangerous as it is by publishing their own research reports showing different results that “prove” their food is healthy when it’s not. It’s obvious that they don’t want this information known by either the USDA or the FDA. Fortunately for Monsanto, they already have they own retired execs running the FDA and the USDA. Apparently, it’s not in their best interest to make this information known to the public. I’m sure they fear the consequences of their actions, for producing a food this dangerous. I would be if I were them.

With all the agencies the USDA has control over, it’s no wonder that they can’t see that the food they recommend we eat, has had more studies done on the glycation of it than any other food. We’ve learned that glycation is the real poisoning of America, and with glycation being involved in every modern disease known to man (simply because of the glycation is creates), glycation is something that our food industry should be working to stem as it’s this glycation that’s at the root of all “modern” diseases.

FYI fact: There were 50,000 food safety inspections in 1972. That was reduced to just over 9,000 in 2008.

If there were only 9000 in 2008, reduced from 50,000 in 1972, when the threat level was much lower, the FDA is only succeeding at failing us on an unprecedented basis. I’m sure this is due to funding cutbacks from the government but I’m also sure it involves something related to departmental offices being run by corporate management brought in from corporations they’re supposed to regulate, proving once again that money talks and (unfortunately) the bottom line is what wins here and the bottom line is greed. If the USDA and the FDA can allow a food this dangerous through its monitoring, I’m afraid to even think about what else has snuck through?  The beef industry has already displayed their contempt for regulation through the mass production of beef that their industry is responsible for, especially in the last 30 years. (Including that beef that’s imported from Paraguay, the most GMO soy loaded feed made for feedlots.) That’s a whole other story about how this industry is ruining the lives of our South American neighbor by poisoning their crops and the lives of their farmers. This is just so you can have cheap beef.

According to their Website, USDA.gov their agencies and offices include the following (I’m listing all of them so you’ll know the enormity of this agency). It has to be enormous, 19 agencies and 17 offices, all designed to protect you. Your health is at stake and a majority of this Departments’ agencies and offices are failing to keep your food safe for consumption.

AGENCIES:

 

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

AMS facilitates the strategic marketing of agricultural products in domestic and international markets while ensuring fair trading practices and promoting a competitive and efficient marketplace. AMS constantly works to develop new marketing services to increase customer satisfaction. It’s responsible for developing quality grade standards for agricultural commodities, administering marketing regulatory programs, marketing agreements and orders, and making food purchases for USDA food assistance programs.

Program and Service Highlights:

Agricultural Transportation

Country of Origin Labeling

Farmers Market

Farmers Market Promotion Program

Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program

Food Purchases

Grade Standards

Local Food Marketing

Market News Reports

National Organic Program

 

I have to wonder if they check the quality and safety of the grain they’re approving for consumption, whether it’s for livestock feed or human consumption. Are they aware that what they’re approving is contaminated? I’m curious as to how they grade this substandard grain that’s putting so many people in the hospital? Evidently they not detecting the Roundup that’s it’s laden with.

Agricultural Research Service (ARS)

 

ARS is USDA’s principal in-house research agency. ARS leads America towards a better future through agricultural research and information.

(ARS) works to ensure that Americans have reliable, adequate supplies of high-quality food and other agricultural products. ARS accomplishes its goals through scientific discoveries that help solve problems in crop and livestock production and protection, human nutrition, and the interaction of agriculture and the environment.

Programs and service highlights:

National Research

International Research

Research Partnerships and Technology

Research Locations

National Agricultural Library

 

The question I’d like to ask this department is how much research do you pay attention to when you recommend what food to eat. Does your research cover the effects of grains after they’ve been consumed? They claim to be interested in nutrition. Are they? Or are they interested in their own bottom line with their stock options with Monsanto?

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

APHIS provides leadership in ensuring the health and care of animals and plants. The agency improves agricultural productivity and competitiveness and contributes to the national economy and the public health.

(APHIS) is responsible for protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, administering the Animal Welfare Act, and carrying out wildlife damage management activities.

Programs and service highlights:

Cattle Disease Information

Plant Health Import Permits

Plant Export Certificates and Forms

Animal Health Permits

Animal and Animal Product Export Information

Wood Packaging Material

 

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)

 

CNPP works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

(CNPP) works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

Programs and service highlights:

ChooseMyPlate

MyPlate Blast Off Game and Information for Children

SuperTracker and Other Tools

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Healthy Eating Index

Nutrition Insights

These are the offices that are supposed to ensure that the food you eat on a daily basis, no matter where it comes from or where you buy it (grocery store or restaurant), is going to keep you healthy. Have you ever considered the value of their work or the quality of the food they approve for your table? With the high rates of Atherosclerosis, cancer, inflammatory diseases and dementia, it appears that they are failing on a massive scale.

(Unless you were looking at it from a corporate point of view where this is an investors dream, this is a consumer’s nightmare.) Regardless of how unscrupulous this is, it’s going to continue to happen as long as this agency recommends the consumption of these foods.

Myplate.gov, which is administered by the CNPP, has replaced the food pyramid for our dietary guidelines. Myplate.gov is now our dietary guidelines and it still insists that grains remain a part of our diet. I’ve asked them about this and have received one reply from someone who didn’t even know what glycation is or what it is responsible for. I’m still waiting for my reply for that and another email I’ve not so recently sent them.

 

 

Economic Research Service (ERS)

ERS is USDA’s principal social science research agency. Each year, ERS communicates research results and socioeconomic indicators via briefings, analyses for policymakers and their staffs, market analysis updates, and major reports. (ERS) provides economic research and information to inform public and private decision making on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, natural resources, and rural America. Through a broad range of products, ERS research provides not only facts, but also expert economic analysis of many critical issues facing farmers, agribusiness, consumers, and policymakers. ERS expertise helps these stakeholders conduct business, formulate policy, or just learn about agriculture, food, natural resources, and rural America.

Programs and service highlights:

Food and Nutrition Assistance

Food Safety

Farm Sector Income & Finances

Food Markets and Prices

Natural Resources and Environment

Agricultural Markets and Trade

Rural Communities and Development

Farm and Commodity Policy

Agricultural R&D and Productivity

Amber Waves Magazine

State Fact Sheets

Commodity Outlook Reports

 

These are the offices regulate the safety of our food. I wonder if they are aware of the dangers of grains in the food supply. One would think that they are, but with 109 people dying every hour, I have to wonder.

 

Farm Service Agency (FSA)

The Farm Service Agency implements agricultural policy, administers credit and loan programs, and manages conservation, commodity, disaster and farm marketing programs through a national network of offices. (FSA) administers farm commodity, crop insurance, credit, environmental, conservation, and emergency assistance programs for farmers and ranchers.

Programs and service highlights:

Farm Loan Programs

Disaster Assistance

Price Support

Conservation Programs

Daily Market Prices

Commodity Procurement

This is the agency that watches over the farmer and their needs and concerns. Their interest doesn’t concern the safety of the food we eat or how nutritious it is. They’re simply concerned about the farmer’s ability to grow it. They offer the assistance programs that help fund the industry.

 

Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) 

 

FNS increases food security and reduces hunger in partnership with cooperating organizations by providing children and low-income people access to food, a healthy diet, and nutrition education in a manner that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence. (FNS) administers the food and nutrition assistance programs in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. FNS provides children and needy families with better access to food and a more healthful diet through its programs and nutrition education efforts.

Programs and service highlights:

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Program

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

School Meals

Food Distribution Programs

Disaster Assistance

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Summer Food Service Program

Farmers Markets Nutrition Programs

Nutrition Education

 

This is the agency that makes sure the disadvantaged have an adequate food supply. One of their major concerns is to distribute the grains that are used in our food supply to those who don’t have the ability to purchase their own. This ensures that everyone who lives in this disadvantaged lifestyle doesn’t get the proper nutrition they need to sustain a healthy living and in turn, makes them dependant on the pharmaceutical industry for their future health. Don’t forget that pharmaceuticals only lead to more and ultimately more pharmaceuticals. This is the never-ending cycle of dependence that this industry wants to keep the public in. This cycle is at the government expense though, and that means that we, the taxpayer get to foot the bill.

It’s too bad that they don’t realize to conquer hunger you must first conquer the hunger cycle. If the USDA read any of the reports in the PubMed or PMC archives, they’d know that it’s the grains and sugar in the diet that create hunger cycle more than anything else. If you were on a ketogenic diet, you could see the logic in this statement, to stop hunger you have to stop the hunger cycle.

This is where their logic is flawed; they think that feeding hungry people grains to fill their bellies will take care of the hunger. It won’t, it will only make them hungrier; it’s the law of carbohydrate consumption, it a continuous hunger cycle that you’re really condemning them to.  You’re also condemning them to a lifetime of medication need.

 

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

FSIS enhances public health and well-being by protecting the public from foodborne illness and ensuring that the nation’s meat, poultry and egg products are safe, wholesome, and correctly packaged. (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation’s commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged, as required by the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act.

Program and Service Highlights;

Food Safety Education

Science

Regulations and Policies

Food Recalls

Food Defense and Emergency Response

Fact Sheets

Ask Karen

If this agency had anything to do with the production of sugar and grains, I’d be in contact with them. But they don’t.

It appears that this following agency ensures that the poison we grow in the US makes its way around the world to infect as many people as possible.

 

Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

FAS works to improve foreign market access for U.S. products. This USDA agency operates programs designed to build new markets and improve the competitive position of U.S. agriculture in the global marketplace. (FAS) is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information about global supply and demand, trade trends, and market opportunities. FAS seeks improved market access for U.S. products; administers export financing and market development programs; provides export services; carries out food aid and market-related technical assistance programs; and provides linkages to world resources and international organizations.

Program and Service Highlights;

Trade News

Trade Policy

Commodity Information

Country Information

Export Programs

Food Aid Programs

Attache Reports

Export Sales Reports

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Information

U.S.-Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)

This may be done to ensure the viability of the pharmaceutical industry, as all of those grains foods can only lead to more pharmaceutical needs. If you can spread this problem around the world, what do you think that would do for your profit margin if you’re a pharmaceutical company? (Evidently, Monsanto thinks the same way.) Maybe that’s why we shouldn’t allow anyone with corporate ties in any way, to work in any of our regulatory agencies. That would mean that government employees couldn’t own any corporate stock. I wonder how many do today. Do you think that could constitute any conflicts of interest?

 

Forest Service (FS)

FS sustains the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. (FS) administers programs for applying sound conservation and utilization practices to natural resources of the national forests and national grasslands, for promoting these practices on all forest lands through cooperation with states and private landowners, and for carrying out extensive forest and range research.

Program and Service Highlights;

Fire Information

Maps and Brochures

Passes and Permits

Forest Inventory and Analysis

Forest Health Protection

Recreational Activities

Research & Development

 

This agency protects undeveloped land and has no control over what goes on your table. It’s the following agency that I have issues with as they inspect the grain that’s responsible for all this damage.

 

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA)

 

GIPSA facilitates the marketing of livestock, poultry, meat, cereals, oilseeds, and related agricultural products. It also promotes fair and competitive trading practices for the overall benefit of consumers and American agriculture. GIPSA ensures open and competitive markets for livestock, poultry, and meat by investigating and monitoring industry trade practices.

Programs and service highlights;

Federal Grain Inspection and Weighing Services

International Service Programs

Regulated Entities under the Packers and Stockyards Act

Packers and Stockyards Program (P&SP) Enforcement Actions

Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) Providers

FGIS Handbooks and Publications

FGIS Forms

P&SP Forms

Directives and Notices

GIPSA Violation Hotline

Official U.S. Standards for Grain

Contact GIPSA

 

I doubt this agency even knows what they’re approving when they approve this grain for consumption. If they did, they wouldn’t allow this to slip right past their noses without smelling anything rotten?

 

National Agricultural Library (NAL)

NAL ensures and enhances access to agricultural information for a better quality of life. (NAL) provides technical information on agricultural research and related subjects to scientists, educators and farmers using computer databases; coordinates and are primary resource for the national network of state land-grant university and field libraries and serves as the U.S. center for the international agriculture information system.

Program and Service Highlights;

Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA)

Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC)

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC)

Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC)

Digital Desktop (DigiTop) for Employees

Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)

Food Safety Research Information Office

Healthy Meals Resource System

National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC)

Nutrition.gov

Rural Information Center

SNAP-Ed Connection (formerly Food Stamp Nutrition Connection)

Water Quality Information Center

WIC Works Resource System

 

One would think with all the departments in this agency, at least one would understand the dangers of grains. It may not be a problem of whether or not anyone knows about it, it may be a problem of anybody caring enough to do anything about it.

 

National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

NASS serves the basic agricultural and rural data needs of the country by providing objective, important and accurate statistical information and services to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and public officials. This data is vital to monitoring the ever-changing agricultural sector and carrying out farm policy. (NASS) is responsible for conducting monthly and annual surveys and preparing official USDA data and estimates of production, supply, prices, and other information necessary to maintain orderly agricultural operations. NASS also conducts the census of agriculture which is currently conducted every 5 years.

Program and Service Highlights

Today’s Reports

Quick Stats – Query Database by Commodity, State, and Year

Census of Agriculture

Crop Weather by State

Agricultural Charts and Maps

Agricultural Statistics by Year

Statistics by Subject

Calendar of NASS Reports

 

I wonder if any of their statistics show the impact that this food has had on our society as a whole, in the way it’s influenced the health and medical industries with the boom of business it’s created for the pharmaceutical industry. Does the government understand that the more they support the industrial GMO farming, in this case, the more it’s costing them having to treat people for the disorders that this industry is imposing upon those who buy into it? How many people do you know that didn’t have their toast or bagel this morning? How many of those do you think will go without a sandwich at lunch?

This is not a small problem. It exists everywhere. This is the result of politically engineering your food supply by the industry that supplies it. This is the result of self-policing. Our problem is, it’s created a land of sugar junkies clamoring for their next hit, wherever they can find it. (It’ll probably be the next drive through.) You unwittingly buy right into this with every Big Mac you buy. That comfort you’re buying now leads only to huge amounts of discomfort in the very near future. I’ll start with headaches and stomach aches. It’ll end with your body’s choice of disease starting with atherosclerosis and Alzheimer’s, and end with cancer or cardiovascular disease. This is a cycle that must change.

I add my name to the list of many trying to get the FDA and the USDA to act on this concern. Spearheading this list were Dr. William Davis and Dr. David Perlmutter in 2010 and 2012, with their books Wheat Belly and Grain Brain.  They are still trying to right this wrong. After being on both sides of this argument and experiencing all the pain that the other side has to offer, I know for a fact that the only avenue out of this dilemma, is to go to a paleo or ketogenic diet. I just wish the FDA and the USDA could understand this.

 

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

NIFA’s unique mission is to advance knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being, and communities by supporting research, education, and extension programs in the Land-Grant University System and other partner organizations. NIFA doesn’t perform actual research, education, and extension but rather helps fund it at the state and local level and provides program leadership in these areas. (NIFA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), part of the executive branch of the Federal Government. Congress created NIFA through the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. NIFA replaced the former Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES), which had been in existence since 1994.

I clicked on the research Link to find that they’re pretty proud of their involvement in peanut research, claiming that; North Carolina A&T research makes peanuts safer to eat.

Maybe if they were to stop and realize that peanuts, like all legumes, are grains, they would understand that like grains, peanuts ultimately break down to glucose. They’re just not cereal grains, so they inflict the harm slower, but they still have the capacity to inflict harm. Because they’re harder to digest and do have more fiber than the starchy cereal grains, they impact the glycemic load much less, which is what keeps the blood glucose more even over time. Any doctor will tell you that will make you healthier. The problem is, healthier, in this case, is still unhealthy.

 

I submit that it’s not peanuts that create the allergic reaction, It’s the glucose. Like celiac disease with wheat, peanut allergies operate the same way because they ultimately break down to glucose and then to methylglyoxal, the most glycating substance the body creates from carbs. I contend that it’s in this substance that causes the allergic reaction. (If it weren’t for glucose, the lac operon in your genome could recognize all lactose that you consume, but because of this lac operon, your gut bacteria can’t recognize the lactose because it sees the glucose. It rejects the lactose making people allergic to lactose, when in all actuality; it’s the glucose that’s creating the problem.) Where is the warning for glucose? And where’s the warning fructose as well for that matter? It glycates, almost as much, as glucose.

 

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

 

NRCS provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain and improve our natural resources and environment. (NRCS) is the primary federal agency that works with private landowners to help them conserve, maintain and improve their natural resources. The Agency emphasizes voluntary, science-based conservation; technical assistance; partnerships; incentive-based programs; and cooperative problem-solving at the community level.

 

This is the agency responsible for the treatment of our environment including the lands and waters that create it. I found that their concern is mostly with conservation and soil health. My concern is in the growing of non-essential grains and feeding them to an unsuspecting society. I included this agency only because it is a small part of this whole complex algorithm. I haven’t checked on their relationship with the EPA is though. I’m sure that they would be happy not having to check toxin levels in the soil with the loss of spraying Roundup. I can only imagine the headaches this herbicide has given them (those not owned by Monsanto).

Risk Management Agency (RMA)

RMA helps to ensure that farmers have the financial tools necessary to manage their agricultural risks. RMA provides coverage through the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation which promotes national welfare by improving the economic stability of agriculture. (RMA) promotes, supports, and regulates sound risk management solutions to preserve and strengthen the economic stability of America’s agricultural producers by providing crop insurance to American producers, developing and the premium rate, administering premium and expense subsidy, approving and supporting products, and reinsuring companies.

 

It’s a shame crop insurance doesn’t cover the damage the crops do to the consumer. Where’s that kind of crop insurance? In a keto diet!

Rural Development (RD)

RD helps rural areas to develop and grow by offering Federal assistance that improves quality of life. RD targets communities in need and then empowers them with financial and technical resources. USDA Rural Development is committed to the future of rural communities. Our role is to increase rural residents’ economic opportunities and improve their quality of life. Rural Development forges partnerships with rural communities, funding projects that bring housing, community facilities, utilities and other services. We also provide technical assistance and financial backing for rural businesses and cooperatives to create quality jobs in rural areas. Rural Development promotes the President’s National Energy Policy and ultimately the nation’s energy security by engaging the entrepreneurial spirit of rural America in the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency improvements. Rural Development works with low-income individuals, State, local and Indian tribal governments, as well as private and nonprofit organizations and user-owned cooperatives.

Program and Service Highlights

Business Programs

Community Development Programs

Cooperative Programs

Housing and Community Facilities Programs

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

Rural Utilities Service

Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program

 

This agency’s concern is the viability of rural communities, probably in an attempt not to allow rural towns to become ghost towns, which is already beginning to happen where industrial farming is taking place. With the new industrial farming that’s done today, fewer farmers are living in rural areas to support these rural communities. This is industrial farming according to the Monsanto creed. I shouldn’t need to ask you why this is allowed to happen. What I will ask is, what would happen if the grain industry transformed into a healthier industry? It would have to be one that didn’t involve polluting the environment with herbicides and pesticides and creating food that is responsible for all modern disease imposed upon modern man. It would have to include a withdrawal from industrial farming, A lack of the need for all the grain we consume would curtail this problem immensely. We need to bring back the small farmer.

Departmental Management (DM)

DM provides central administrative management support to Department officials and coordinates administrative programs and services. Departmental Management is USDA’s central administrative management organization. Departmental Management provides budget and fiscal management, human resource, procurement and information technology support to mission areas so that they can serve customers more effectively and efficiently. Departmental Management manages the Headquarters Complex and provides direct customer service to Washington, D.C. employees.

Program and Service Highlights

Be Prepared – USDA Employee Information Center

Sustainable Operations – USDA Sustainability Efforts

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

TARGET Center

USDA Vendor Outreach Program

Judicial Decisions

Contract Appeal Decisions

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Program

Workplace Violence Prevention

 

If this department’s job is to coordinate interdepartmental management and cooperation, is it their responsibility to disseminate the information from the reports in PubMed, PMC, and the FDA with their agency that recommends what should be in our diet? Have they educated the people at MyPlate.gov about the warnings that have been coming from PubMed and PMC about the dangers of what they’re recommending everyone to consume on a regular basis? Whole grains are still recommended in every agency and association that has a diet recommendation. Even Myplate.gov and the American Dietary Association and, believe it or not, the American Diabetic Association still recommend whole grains should be a part of a healthy diet. What health grains bring is, by far, counterbalanced by the harm they inflict.

National Appeals Division (NAD)

NAD conducts impartial administrative appeal hearings of adverse program decisions made by USDA and reviews of determinations issued by NAD hearing officers when requested by a party to the appeal. (NAD) is responsible for all administrative appeals arising from program activities of the Farm Service Agency, Risk Management Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Rural Business-Cooperative Development Service, Rural Housing Service, and the Rural Utilities Service.

Program and Service Highlights

Appeal Process

E-Guide to Filing an Appeal

How to Make a FOIA Request

Statutes and Regulations

Search for Decisions

 

The appeal that I’d like to file would be to appeal the decision to approve grains for human consumption. They’re inadequate as animal feed due to all the herbicides and pesticides in them, yet they still recommend them as human food. This is unconscionable.

OFFICES

Office of Advocacy and Outreach (OAO)

The Office of Advocacy and Outreach (OAO) was established by the 2008 Farm bill to improve access to USDA programs and to improve the viability and profitability of small farms and ranches; beginning farmers and ranchers and socially disadvantaged farmers or ranchers. OAO develops and implements plans to coordinate outreach activities and services provided by the Department through working collaboratively with the field base agencies and continually assessing the effectiveness of its outreach programs.

Improving the viability and profitability of small and beginning farmers and ranchers Improving access to USDA programs for historically underserved communities Improving agricultural opportunities for farm workers

Closing the professional achievement gap by providing opportunities to talented and diverse young people to support the agricultural industry in the 21st century

 

If it’s this department’s responsibility to ensure the small farmer’s growth, why are they allowing Monsanto to take over all farming in the USA? A healthy food supply cannot be supplied by a monopoly as big as Monsanto. Are they familiar with the contracts Monsanto requires their contracted farmers to sign? Are they familiar with to movement Monsanto is making to control 100% or our food supply? Are they aware of the holdings of the Monsanto execs in the drug industry that used to be owned by Monsanto? I’m sure their breakup did not leave anybody without stock options.

 

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (OASCR)

OASCR’s mission is to facilitate the fair and equitable treatment of USDA customers and employees while ensuring the delivery and enforcement of civil rights programs and activities. ASCR ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies for USDA customers and employees regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and expression), religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, political beliefs, parental status, protected genetic information, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all bases apply to all programs.)

 

Office of Budget and Program Analysis (OBPA)

OBPA provides centralized coordination and direction for the Department’s budget, legislative and regulatory functions. It also provides analysis and evaluation to support the implementation of critical policies. OBPA administers the Department’s budgetary functions and develops and presents budget-related matters to Congress, the news media, and the public.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies for USDA customers and employees regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and expression), religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, political beliefs, parental status, protected genetic information, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all bases apply to all programs.)

Program and Service Highlights

Program Discrimination Complaints

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

Early Resolution and Conciliation

 

If this department is interested in civil rights, then I have a complaint for them right now. My rights have been violated, by this food being imposed upon me, by making sure it’s in my baby food, and anything I want to drink (except for plain water), and everything I want to eat. I didn’t ask for this but it causes a lot of discomfort for me and everyone else who eats it. All of our rights were violated in serving this food to us without our consent or approval.

Office of the Chief Economist (OCE)

OCE advises the Secretary on the economic situation in agricultural markets and the economic implications of policies and programs affecting American agriculture and rural communities. OCE serves as the focal point for economic intelligence and analysis related to agricultural markets and for risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis related to Departmental regulations affecting food and agriculture. (OCE) advises the Secretary on the economic implications of policies and programs affecting the U.S. food and fiber system and rural areas as well as coordinates, reviews, and approves the Department’s commodity and farm sector forecasts.

Program and Service Highlights

World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB)

Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis

Climate Change Program Office

Sustainable Development

Agricultural Labor Affairs

Office of Energy Policy and New Uses

Weather and Climate

Office of Environmental Markets

If this office is to oversee the offices affecting the food and fiber system, what’s happened to the regulation regarding the use of pesticides and herbicides on crops? Is there none?

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

OCFO shapes an environment for USDA officials eliciting the high-quality financial performance needed to make and implement effective policy, management, stewardship, and program decisions. (OCFO) provides financial leadership for USDA, which administers $100 billion of loans as well as significant guarantees and insurance in support of America’s farmers and ranchers.

Program and Service Highlights

USDA Budget

USDA Performance and Accountability Report

USDA Strategic Plan

National Finance Center (NFC)

Employee Personal Page

Financial Management Modernization Initiative (FMMI)

 

I wonder how many loans they’ve given that have benefited the industrial farming side of this equation. Are they helping to promote this huge industrial farming that’s detrimental not only to the environment but to our food supply? How can that be to our benefit?

Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO

OCIO has the primary responsibility for the supervision and coordination of the design, acquisition, maintenance, use, and disposal of information technology by USDA agencies. OCIO’s strategically acquires and uses information technology resources to improve the quality, timeliness and cost-effectiveness of USDA services.

Program and Service Highlights

Directives

Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise IT Solutions

Enterprise Network Services

Forms Management

Governance and Strategic Investment (GSI)

Information Collection

IT Capital Planning & Investment Control

IT Security

Quality of Information Guidelines

Records Management

Section 508

This is the IT dept of the USDA. My question for this dept, does their information collection include reports from PubMed and PMC for educational purposes for recommending diets through Myplate.gov?

Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS)

OCS provides scientific leadership to the Department by ensuring that research supported by and scientific advice provided to the Department and its stakeholders is held to the highest standards of intellectual rigor and scientific integrity. It also identifies and prioritizes Department-wide agricultural research, education, and extension needs. (OCS) was established in accordance with the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to provide strategic coordination of the science that informs the Department’s and the Federal government’s decisions, policies and regulations that impact all aspects of U.S. food and agriculture and related landscapes and communities.

OCS advises USDA’s Chief Scientist and the Secretary of Agriculture in the following areas of science:

Agricultural Systems and Technology

Animal Health and Production, and Animal Products

Plant Health and Production, and Plant Products

Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment

Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health

Agricultural Economics and Rural Communities

 

Our work supports larger goals of scientific prioritization and coordination across the entire Department through which federal agencies provide Senior Advisors to serve in a detailed capacity within OCS. We identify, prioritize and evaluate Department-wide agricultural research, education, and extension needs. In addition, the Office of the Chief Scientist regularly convenes a USDA Science Council to further facilitate cross-Departmental scientific coordination and collaboration.

 

That is directly from their website. To me that says that they ensure information gets from one department to another department, yet they seemed to have missed the reports from PubMed and PMC pointing to the damage grains do, especially wheat.

From a PDF document on nutrition, Executive Summary: National Nutrition Research Roadmap (2016-2021) I found this paragraph;

For Q3T1 (Assessing Dietary Exposures), ARS scientists recognize there is a strong need for biomarkers of intake, nutrient status, and health, and are working in multiple areas related to this. For example, ARS scientists are studying the association of vitamin K with reduced cardiovascular disease and the amounts and types of dietary fatty acids that influence immunity and inflammation. There is also a need for the development of more objective measures of food intake and physical activity. To that end, scientists are testing electronic capture devices that require no input from the user and can download to databases. I can tell them right now, that fatty acids are very important for immune functions. I’ve found those studies in my research. If that’s what I found, I’m sure that’s what they’ll find. I also found that all inflammation that exists is because of glucose in the blood. I wonder how long it will be until they realize that all inflammation is influenced by one thing more than anything else? I can tell them with full confidence that glucose influences inflammation more than anything else. I know because I limit my inflammation by limiting my carb intake and nothing else has worked as well. I can also tell them through experience that exercise and dietary reduction of starches, (which they still recommend being 25% of the diet) will go further than any vitamin. I wonder how long it will take this chief scientist to realize that glycation is at the root of all inflammation and that glucose is at the root of all glycation. It doesn’t take any kind of a scientist to see that if you removed the glucose from the equation, the product of the equation couldn’t exist. The product in this equation is all the diseases created by inflammation.

 

Office of Communications (OC)

OC is USDA’s central source of public information. The office provides centralized information services using the latest, most effective and efficient technology and standards for communication. It also provides the leadership, coordination, expertise, and counsel needed to develop the strategies, products, and services that are used to describe USDA initiatives, programs, and functions to the public. (OC) provides leadership, expertise, counsel, and coordination for the development of communications strategies which are vital to the overall formulation, awareness, and acceptance of USDA programs and policies, and serves as the principal USDA contact point for the dissemination of consistent, timely information.

Program and Service Highlights

Creative Media and Broadcast Center

Brand, Events, Exhibits, and Editorial Review

Digital Communications

Photography Services

Printing Services

Radio News

The dissemination of consistent, timely information, is what this office’s responsibility is, yet I’ve not heard anything from them about the information from over 11,750 studies recording the dangers of glycation, which is the result of glucose interference with your body’s normal processes. With studies showing this glycation going back over 30 years (about as old as GMO seeds), why hasn’t any of this “timely information” been disseminated for 30 years? Is this due to the Monsanto influence? If any agency is not fulfilling their responsibilities to keep the public safe from their own food, it’s this one. They have access to the same studies that I and thousands of others do, yet they still choose to ignore them. They still choose to recommend that this poisonous food be a part of your diet. Why?

Office of Congressional Relations (OCR)

OCR serves as the USDA’s liaison with Congress. OCR works closely with members and staffs of various House and Senate Committees to communicate the USDA’s legislative agenda and budget proposals. (OCR) serves as the Department’s liaison with Members of Congress and their staffs. OCR works closely with members and staffs of various House and Senate Committees including the House Agriculture Committee and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry to communicate USDA’s legislative agenda and budget proposals. Within OCR is the Office of External and Intergovernmental Affairs (EIA) which serves as the liaison to elected and appointed officials of State, county, local, and Tribal governments. The office also serves as a liaison to USDA stakeholders.

 

My question to this office, have your alerted Congress of the dangers of these grains and the consequences they bring to the human physiology when consumed? Are you afraid of laws being passed that might outlaw some of this insanity? The insanity that I refer to is the insanity of buying into this glucose ruse, orchestrated by one of the most unscrupulous companies to ever conduct business. Is this the office responsible for keeping this information hidden from our lawmakers’ eyes? Is this the office that should be held accountable for our current state of public health? The state of our current public health is obese and diabetic, leading to carcinogenic and atherosclerotic, all because of the inflammatory nature of glycation.

If I can learn this myself and I have a good deal of brain damage inhibiting my learning ability, why can’t this office learn this to alert our Congress of this problem? The problem exists only for the consumer, as it’s a boom for Monsanto and its industries. Why would they want to control this? For them, this is good business. This is what attracts stockholders.

Office of Ethics (OE)

The Office of Ethics (OE) is the centralized office responsible for coordinating and implementing USDA’s Ethics program throughout the Department. OE provides ethics services to employees at all levels of USDA concerning advice and training about compliance with ethics laws and regulations, including the conflict of interest and impartiality rules, as well as the rules governing political activity by Federal employees.

 

A visit to this office’s site brought me to a page that showed me;

 

THE STOCK ACT

On April 4, 2012, the President signed the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act or STOCK Act (S. 2038), which amended the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App. § 101 et seq.) The Act has several different provisions, some of which are effective immediately, some which become effective 90 days after enactment, some which become effective on August 31, 2012, and some which do not become effective until 18 months after enactment. The following compendium of ethics laws, regulations and guidelines govern Executive Branch employees’ conduct, including USDA employees. The Department promulgated its own supplemental ethics regulation (5 CFR Part 8301) in 2006 to augment the Office of Government Ethics’ Standards of Ethical Conduct. The Department’s ethics regulation and other selected ethics laws and regulations are accessible from this page for ready reference (click on “General Ethics Laws and Regulations” below).

Overviews

Ethics Issuances

General Ethics Laws and Regulations

USDA Supplemental Ethics Regulations

 

Financial Disclosure

Fundraising & the CFC

Gifts

Holiday Guidance for Federal Personnel

Letters of Support, Recommendation, Collaboration, etc.

Lobbying

Non-Federal Organizations

Outside Employment

Political Activity

Post Employment and Seeking Employment

Procurement Integrity

Special Government Employees (SGEs)

STOCK Act

Travel & Non-Federal Assistance

 

I wonder what their ethic regulations say about recommending poisonous food to remain in our diet when there is proof of this food’s glycative effects in over 10,000 studies in PubMed and PMC. What does their ethics say about falsifying information disseminated to the public? The still claim that whole grains are safe to eat.

Office of Environmental Markets (OEM)

OEM supports the development of emerging markets for carbon, water quality, wetlands, and biodiversity. (OEM) provides leadership in the development of emerging markets for carbon, water quality, wetlands, and biodiversity. OEM is building national environmental market infrastructure, supporting regional market innovation, and fostering collaboration around market-based conservation within USDA and across the federal government.

 

I wonder if this environmental market infrastructure includes more fields of these killing field grains? If so, they may want to re-assess their goals, if they intend to protect the public and the environment.

Office of the Executive Secretariat (OES)

OES ensures that all Department officials are included in the correspondence drafting and policy-making process through a managed clearance and control system. Keeping policy officials informed of executive documents enhances the Secretary’s ability to review sound and thought out policy recommendations before making final decisions. (OES) ensures that all Department officials are included in the correspondence drafting and policy-making process through a managed clearance and control system. Keeping policy officials informed of executive documents enhances the Secretary’s ability to review sound and thought out policy recommendations before making final decisions. Did this office miss the memo on glycation; its causes and effects? Do they need another one? Is it their responsibility that so few know about this? Are these the people we should hold accountable?

 

Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (FBNP)

USDA has a long history of working with faith-based and community organizations to help those in need, by providing federal assistance through domestic nutrition assistance programs, international food aid, rural development opportunities, and natural resource conservation.

 

This is the office that coordinates churches food banks to assist the needy. Every church I’ve been to has had one, and they all give out plenty of bread, the deadliest of foods that we can give anyone. This condemns these poor unsuspecting souls to lives of poor health and continued medication. Our food supply is inundated with this vile product, only because it’s the primary bringer of people to medication, medication for pain.

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

OIG investigates allegations of crime against the Department’s program and promotes the economy and efficiency of its operations. (OGC) is an independent legal agency that provides legal advice and services to the Secretary of Agriculture and to all other officials and agencies of the Department with respect to all USDA programs and activities.

 

There were 50,000 food safety inspections in 1972. That was reduced to just over 9,000 in 2008. If there were only 9000 in 2008, reduced from 50,000 in 1972, when the threat level was much lower, the FDA is only succeeding at failing us on an unprecedented basis. I’m sure this is due to funding cutbacks from the government but I’m also sure it involves something related to departmental offices being run by corporate management brought in from corporations they’re supposed to regulate, proving once again (unfortunately) the bottom line is what wins here and the bottom line is greed.

If the USDA and the FDA can allow a food this dangerous through its monitoring, I’m afraid to even think about what else has snuck through?  The beef industry has already displayed their contempt for regulation through the mass production of beef that their industry is responsible for, especially in the last 30 years.

Office of the General Counsel (OGC)

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is an independent legal agency that provides legal advice and services to the Secretary of Agriculture and to all other officials and agencies of the Department with respect to all USDA programs and activities.

 

I wonder how many lawsuits this agency is going to have to fight for advising the public to eat food that’s as dangerous as whole grains. Myplate.gov still has them at 25% of our diet. Why?

Office of Tribal Relations (OTR)

The Office of Tribal Relations is located in the Office of the Secretary and is responsible for government-to-government relations between USDA and tribal governments.

 

I can only empathize with this office as they have to see that this garbage is provided to tribal governments as well as the public in general.

I listed all of their offices and agencies for a reason. I wanted to show you the vastness of this department. It’s huge. It has to be huge to protect our food supply. As big as it is, it’s not doing that. It’s not doing its job. It’s been hijacked by the industry that it’s supposed to control. The proof lies in the extent of which disease exists today.

With all of these agencies and offices, I’m sure it’s quite difficult to keep all this information straight for the public to fully understand what this agency is allowing to “fall through the cracks”, as in allowing grains and sugar to be recommended food for everyone to eat, sometimes even those who have celiac disease. What this agency doesn’t understand is that everyone has an intolerance to the gluten that comes in grains. It’s estimated that 95% of the population have some sort of intolerance to the gliadin and gluten found in most cereal grains, especially wheat, barley and rye.

I’ve already contacted the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion0 (CNPP) to ask them why they still recommend including grains in the diet. They’ve come to their senses when it comes to sugar, why can’t they, with grains, they’re just as deadly as sugar, if not more so? The agency above is responsible for recommending our diet at My Plate and I’ve already asked them why they still recommend a food that can cause as much damage is this food does. I’m waiting for their reply.

There is absolutely no reason for these foods to still be recommended except for the fact that to decrease the consumption of these foods would irreparably harm Monsanto and the farming industry that they control. And they control a huge portion of it.

The infiltration of their old execs and lobbyists into the offices of the FDA and the USDA is evidence indicating their complicity in the matter. With their old personnel working the offices and agencies of the USDA and the FDA, they’ve cleared a pathway to their full control over what goes on your table. This in return gives them control over the meds you’ll be buying from them in the near future.

I noticed that there is no agency or office to review and disseminate the information in these research studies showing the damaging effects of the food they’re recommending for us to eat. There’s supposed to be one, but there isn’t.

How do they make recommendations on what foods are good for you to eat, when you’re ignoring all the studies that say otherwise? They rely on Monsanto to tell them what’s healthy and what isn’t. Is that a source you would trust? I hope so because you trust them with every bagel you put in your mouth.

Monsanto’s Field of disease and discomfort

GARBAGE IN GARBAGE OUT

 IT’S WHAT YOU EAT THAT GIVES YOU GOUT

EAT THE STUFF THAT CAN’T SUSTAIN

ALL YOU GET IS ALL YOUR PAIN

LIVING WITH ADDICTION BRINGS

ALL DISORDER WITH WHICH WRINGS

AGEs TO FORCE THAT MEDICATION

THAT WILL DEFINITELY END YOUR VACATION

WITH ALL THAT’S WROUGHT BY INFLAMMATION

ALL BROUGHT ON WITH THE GLYCATION

ALL AMPLIFIED BY GLYPHOSATION

AND NAUGHT FOR ANY OF OUR SALVATION