[This diary, as will be apparent, was written by a large number of people working together, and is based on work by many others around the world. This issue is generating efforts by more and more people and has led to a coming together of groups across farming, food, health, families, anti-GMOs, anti-pesticides, justice, indigenous peoples, etc.]
To begin with a reminder. Food Democracy Now put this out as an alert: Michael Taylor, Monsanto executive and lawyer, the guy who ran the FDA under Clinton and gave us rBGH and genetically engineered food, is waiting to run "food safety" from an office inside the White House.
All else, no matter how awful (and it is all truly and dangerously awful), becomes trivial detail after the above is understood and the implications taken in.