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"including implementing record-keeping and labeling of all food and food ingredients to facilitate their identification and traceability"
The WTO and the Politics of GMO By F. William Engdahl, author of ‘A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order’ (Mit der Oelwaffe zur Weltmacht, edition Steinherz, Wiesbaden) and an independent publicist who has written extensively on GATT and EU agriculture issues since 1984. click
scare the public and then use "food safety" and "animal diseases" as the argument for imposing systems that are onerous beyond human endurance. What systems? Industrial ones that a normal farmer can't afford to put in place and with bureaucratic tasks that turn farming into something approaching filing out a complex tax return daily, and with penalties that are greater than those imposed on most felons
The findings of the Administrator relating to the order shall be set aside only if found to be unsupported by substantial evidence on the record as a whole.”
The validity and appropriateness of the order of the Administrator assessing the civil penalty shall not be subject to judicial review.”
Penalties Paid Into Account- The Administrator--
(1) shall deposit penalties collected under this section in an account in the Treasury; and
(2) may use the funds in the account, without further appropriation or fiscal year limitation--
(A) to carry out enforcement activities under the food safety law; or
(B) to provide assistance to States to inspect retail commercial food establishments or other food or firms under the jurisdiction of State food safety programs.