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Organic Agriculture: NO to traffic and the higher value of healthy food

Organic Agriculture: NO to traffic and the higher value of healthy food

By Jairo Restrepo Rivera

After the mad cows and the spectacular incineration of every suspicious animal found along the way, the Western world is in check and has not yet recovered from the hard blow suffered by the priestly arrogance of its scientific world, misnamed "developed ", in the field of nutritional diversity and balance for humans.

After the mad cows and the spectacular incineration of every suspicious animal found along the way, the Western world is in check and has not yet recovered from the hard blow suffered by the priestly arrogance of its scientific world, misnamed "developed ", in the field of nutritional diversity and balance for humans.


European and North American consumers are increasingly aware that if they do not quickly change their behavior in the way they eat and if they do not change their false foods and junk foods centered on their hamburgers and "hot dogs", for a balanced nutrition of in a more natural and mineral-enriched form, from the way they are produced, processed and preserved in the field, diseases related to imbalance in the immune system will continue to increase very rapidly: Alzheimer's disease, obesity and early demineralization , in addition to heart disease, Parkinson's; as well as the decrease in the IQ of children and adolescents.

Europeans and especially North Americans still do not publicly recognize or confess the seriousness they are going through, because it would be a universal alert for humanity to change their attitude in their food consumption model, causing them an economic catastrophe in their already established mercantile system , from its pharmaceutical industry, supermarket chain, fast food stores and, of course, one of the most affected economies would be the agricultural inputs industry that manufactures poisons (herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, nematicides and formicides among many others. "acids"), highly soluble fertilizers, mainly based on Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium and genetically manipulated seeds.

For the capitalist and the colonizer, there are no limits or distances, there are no ethics or morals, their common denominator is the market at any cost, consumers are the objects to be reached by their conquest.

This fascist model of society, in the name of technological fascination, not only compromises future generations with the narcotic of its offerings, but also compromises the existence of our planet Earth as a living being.

On the other hand, in contrast, in Latin America a miscellaneous group of merchants, professionals, mainly from the agricultural sciences and university professors with little knowledge and orphans of knowledge, want to transform the proposal of organic agriculture into a commercial and content technological package academic to meet the new colonial demand of the western world, which is hungry for food from biodiversity, to try to cure the mineral erosion that its mind and body suffer. In other words, the green revolution apologizes and updates its industrial discourse with organic agriculture, transforming itself into the new market of the industrial colonizer, which in a very clever way changes us six, out of half a dozen, making us believe that they have changed in their relations with the third World. In other words, in this new market order "the bait is changed, to catch the same fish" or as the popular saying in Central America says "the shit is changed, but the flies are the same."

A new market arises, a new illusion arises: the law of supply and demand is resurrected. New dependency and demon relationships emerge. A new elite consumer of healthy food at high costs is emerging. A new society of dominated and hungry for organic food emerges that many times helped to produce and process it to send it north. The exploited and those dispossessed of the universal right to eat healthily arise.

New forms of mercenary attitudes are emerging that sell people's food security to the highest bidder. The bureaucrats emerge and with them, a new species of moral and ethical corruption: that of certifying the production of healthy food as a weapon of domination, to strengthen the colonizer.

The wave is the market, servile biotrade, globalization and the globalized, there are no borders, whoever can for himself, this is the language of those who have tried to turn the planet into a store and its inhabitants into mere objects. This is the language of those who pretend to say that the land is a source of provision of services and the peasants who sell labor power; This is the language of those who want to ignore the capacity for cultural resistance of our peoples, who with civil courage and organization retain their actions for the conquest of sovereignty and freedom, where in their voices they sing NO:

NO, to the destruction of the earth and its inhabitants.
NO, to traffic and the higher value of healthy food.
NO, to the certification of the peasant trust to produce healthy food.
NO, to the globalization of the exploitation of the peasants.


Finally, showing the sacrifice and incineration of cows, sheep, pigs, chickens and even human corpses, was the reason for the European circus show, when mad cow disease arose; the world manipulated and moved by the risk that the western world suffered from such a disease, cried in front of their television screens. However, they never witnessed through the same means of manipulation, what the Europeans did with the thousands of tons of frozen meats and canned products, prior to the public recognition of the existence of such a disease. In this world, where everything is in the market, where the colonizer is increasingly voracious and the professionals increasingly servile, it is worth asking ourselves, where did these thousands of tons of frozen meat and products derived from it go or where will they go? . Which port will point the next landing of donations from rich countries through the FAO / UN / WFP (United Nations World Food Program).

The most ironic thing in this whole story is that the market for what represents the risk for the Western world, becomes the immediate relief for a third world country, with an overpayment and a foreign debt to add.

May this small presentation serve as a warning to face the new order of the global economy, which undoubtedly does not respect borders, cultures or peasant organizations. It is an alert to face the opportunism of academic, scientific and professional elites who seek in organic agriculture the recycling of bureaucratic corruption, the commercialization of new technological packages and the content of their pocket.

Consumers and farmers who organize and demand healthy foods from the market, which by the way they are produced locally do not compromise the health of their families.

"The art and act of feeding ourselves must represent the extension of the mineral health of the soil, plants and animals, never this act must put at risk the integrity and quality of our lives."

"Organic Agriculture, rather than an instrument of technological transformation, is an instrument of Social Transformation". June 4, 2003.

* Jairo Restrepo Rivera
JUQUIRA CANDIRÚ FOUNDATION
IUF - Latin American Regional Secretariat - Montevideo - Uruguay
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