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Petitioning President Obama

fire FDA Food Safety Czar and former Monsanto lobbyist Michael Taylor.

Subject: Why is a Monsanto lobbyist serving as the FDA's Food Safety Czar?

Dear Friend,

While factory farm operators are getting away with serious food safety violations, raw milk dairy farmers and distributors across the country have been subjected to armed raids and hauled away in handcuffs.

Not surprisingly, the person responsible for prioritizing armed raids on small dairies over holding agribusiness accountable is a former Monsanto attorney and chief super lobbyist. Monsanto's Michael Taylor is the second highest-ranking official at the FDA, and as Food Safety Czar is responsible for implementing the day-to-day policies that govern the food safety laws for the U.S.

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