At Moms Across America we are careful to focus on the issues and not personalities or politicians, no matter what the party. Recent discoveries of policy changes have us compelled to discuss both. When any politician, regulatory agency, or manufacturer takes action that impacts the health of our families and communities, we must speak up and hold them accountable.
Trump was clear from the beginning that he would “drain the swamp.” Many Americans thought that meant eliminating the politicians that drive the corruption and heavy-handed government restrictions on their everyday lives. They hoped they would regain many personal freedoms that they felt were being restricted.
These times bring a new understanding. We have received documentation that the USDA program inspectors have been instructed to no longer regulate genetically modified foods, including meat, poultry, and egg products. The order reads, “IPP (Inspection Program Personnel at the USDA) are not to verify whether establishments meet labeling requirements related to the NBFDS (National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standards).” The order stands for a full year and states that January 1, 2022, the Agricultural Marketing Service, instead of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS,) will enforce compliance with NBFDS.
Until then, FSIS not regulating meat and eggs for genetically modified foods in any way. The document states that the FSIS will issue instructions of labels “in the future, if necessary.” Additionally the FDA has ceased food inspections which includes all other genetically modified foods.