Sunday, March 22, 2009

Getting promoted to the political class...

Is a Food Revolution Now in Season? -
"“The movement is not ready for prime time,” he says. “It’s not like we have an infrastructure with legislation ready to go.”

Even so, many activists say they are packing their bags and heading to Washington. They are bringing along a copy of “Food Inc.,” which includes attacks on the corn lobby and Monsanto, and intend to provide a private screening for Mr. Vilsack and Ms. Merrigan.

“We are so used to being outside the door,” says Walter Robb, co-president and chief operating officer of Whole Foods Market, the grocery chain that played a crucial role in making organic and natural food more mainstream. “We are in the door now.”"

And you can bet your booties that once Ms. Waters and her peeps get a "taste" of the perks of being in power, they will very soon become the food nazis.....

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