Tuesday, July 30, 2013

EPA Documents Show U.S. Goal to Harmonize with Codex Alimentarius

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Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post

In many of the articles I have written regarding Codex Alimentarius, as well as in my book Codex Alimentarius – The End of Health Freedom, I have mentioned the stated goals of Codex Alimentarius, national governments and, hence, government agencies to harmonize domestic laws, regulations, and policies as the Codex guidelines are established.

Yet, while some may doubt the veracity of this claim, it can be no clearer than the statement provided by the EPA in their own Reregistration for Eligibility Decision documents for pesticides that harmonization with Codex guidelines is the intention of the U.S. government.

Although virtually all of the Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) documents contain essentially the same prescripts and tangential information, one need only to take a look at one of the documents – the document dealing with Acephate for the purposes of this article – to locate the statement of purpose to harmonize Codex guidelines and those of the EPA. It says,