When I posted a link to my recent article in the Transatlantic Trade and Inestment Partnership (TTIP) to Facebook, my mate Graham (Major Lear to you) sent this reply. Unfortunately I can’t link to the article he mentions as gather.com is currently defunct. But the reply Graham left on Facebook covers the most important parts of the threat to liberty and British sovereignty posed by thisso called ‘free trade treaty’ which is about anything but free trade as it would give global corporations the ability to legally circumvent laws passed by the parliaments of sovereign nations. Globalisation is fascism, simples.
In reply to WAKE UP warning of the nature of TTIP, Graham wrote:
“Yes, I have heard of it and more to the point we are going to get meat and poultry from America that is contaminated with poison something that our meat and poultry does not have at the moment.
First let me explain to you that when we British buy our meat from the local supermarket all packaged up we know what is exactly in that meat and by law our law and European law no meat can contain any hormones such as pig growth hormone ractopamine and milk hormone BST.
When we British buy our meat from the local supermarket all packaged up we know what is exactly in that meat and by law our law and European law no meat can contain any hormones such as pig growth hormone ractopamine and milk hormone BST. Chicken can be pumped with water to make it seem more succulent but as for hormones, it is a big no, no. Even out fruit and vegetables cannot be washed in chemicals and pesticides that is a big no, no as well.
However, its not like that in America I am afraid meat such as beef, pork, lamb is awash with hormones that are given to the animals in the form of food and injections to make the animals larger than they normally are, chickens when being prepared are washed in a solution containing arsenic and pesticide is used in fruit and vegetables. That is why when we British go to our supermarkets to buy our groceries we see no North American produce in any form.
However, that is all about to change, because America and the European Union have come to an agreement to have American food imported to Europe and Europe to export food to America under an agreement called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
I know who will be getting the better deal when this agreement comes to fruition and I can assure you that I will like many more British citizens be scrutinizing the labels on the food that I buy that says where the food is coming from, that’s something else that we have in Europe all food sold must have the place of origin on the packaging. I wrote this, it was one of my last articles on Gather, I wrote a little more on the subject as well.
EU Bureaucrats To Push TTIP Through Before Obama Leaves Office?
The bad news for us punters, (great for bankers and corporate business) is that the EU bureaucrats intend to push through the ‘free trade’ deal with the USA, the Trans – Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) before Barack Obama leaves office. Supporters of the treaty that will create an environment that is anything but free …
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There Is No Freedom Without Transparency
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