The Great Myth of the FDA as Protector of our Health
Just like we’ve been taught to bow to the white coats, we’ve also been conditioned to think that whatever the Food and Drug Administration approves must be safe. Nothing could be further from the truth. This organization is supposed to be a governmental watchdog over our food supply and public health, as well as an agency to keep medicines or other proposed ‘cures’ – both natural and pharmaceutical – from doing us harm. The FDA is supposed to block the interests of greedy corporations who want to make a fast buck, but its original intentions, if they were ever pure, have been tainted.Political maneuvering, lobbying, racketeering, and outright corporate infiltration of the FDA has made the institution a complete waste of tax payer money, and worse, an absolute detriment to our overall food and medicine safety. Just because you see ‘FDA’ approved on something anymore, doesn’t mean it is safe. FDA drugs have been responsible for over 140,000 deaths in hospitals every year – some would call that an epidemic. Others go as far as to accuse the FDA of mass homicide of the American people.
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