Used in the production of chocolates, fried goods, and various other foods that need a cheap, smooth texture.Palm oil isn’t always produced in the most humane way. Much of it is linked to rainforest deforestation, slave labor, pollution, child labor, and the destruction of orangutan populations.
She blasted him for his remark that people who oppose GMOs should “stop eating” so we can “get rid of them. Golden Rice was scrapped because it didn’t work, in order for the average 11-year-old boy to get enough Vitamin A from rice he would have to eat 27 bowls of rice per day. VIDEO
"I have not seen anyone die yet from Fukushima..." and "I don't know anyone who has gotten cancer..." Both of those idiot, ignoramus statements ignore the obvious. Let's digress...
Grocery Manufacturers of America(GMA) violated Washington state campaign finance law collecting, spending $7.2 million against ballot initiative-522, held in November, not disclosing individual donors. 522 requires labeling of (GMOs). Similar law rejected by California. Monsanto contributed $44 million.
Flaxseed has many powerful anti-cancer properties specific to women, hormones, prevention of breast cancer. New meta-analysis published in recent issue of Integrative Cancer Therapy, investigated more than 1,800 records from various academic sources all relating to breast cancer,effects of flax.
Richest one percent own 40 percent of global assets, bottom half one percent, inequality obstacle to development despite economic growth inequality rose every region, country. Factors: Income gaps, unequal access, gender, ethnicity, disability, legal, caste, skin colour, language, economic status.
Anthony Badalamenti, a 62-year old former Halliburton manager, pleaded guilty yesterday to destroying evidence related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. He’s charged with one misdemeanor count, and faces a maximum of one year in prison and $100,000 in fines.
New laws, referred to as ”ag-gag” laws, seek to silence the people who would reveal what really goes on behind factory farm closed doors. The American Legislative Exchange Council described these whistleblowers as “militants” and “terrorists”, seeking to drum up emotional response to gain support.ok
Sustainable livestock care outperforms that of factory farms. “Consumers demanding sustainable, ethically sourced food, production without negative impacts on animal welfare, environment and livelihood of poor producers, added benefit of increased production in the long term.”
Up to 30,000 people in Britain may be silent carriers of the human form of mad cow disease, according to new research published Tuesday.Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) is the human form of the fatal brain-wasting disease found in cows called bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
St George’s, University of London: New research has shown that the non-hallucinogenic components of cannabis could act as effective anti-cancer agents. anti-cancer properties of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary hallucinogenic component of cannabis, has been recognised for many years.
Georgetown University Medical Center: compound, DIM (3,3'-diindolylmethane found to have cancer preventive properties, derived from cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli protected mice from lethal doses of radiation. Shown to be safe for humans, may protect during radiation therapy, exposure.
Data to help farmers grow crops in a changing climate. Climate Corporation, which Monsanto is acquiring, sells detailed weather and soil information to “help…manage and adapt to climate change.” Monsanto thinks the ag data business will be a $20-billion market
Alicia Serratos, Orange County, California started petition to get Girl Scouts of the USA to sell GMO-free cookies. gathered over 10,000 signatures. Maya Fischer, Victoria, British Columbia,repeated the petition for Girl Guides of Canada. Already she has nearly 30,000 signatures. VIDEO
Radioactive isotopes released from Fukushima were later detected in North America and other regions in the world. long-term impact of the nuclear crisis to Japan, the Asia-Pacific region, and the entire world is still not fully revealed. Contamination affecting the world through atmospheric circulation.
Thousands took to streets across the world’s cities on Saturday to protest the use of GMO products, with Giant Monsanto being the main target. Over 50 countries have been taking part in the march for world food day, and across 47 different US states. call for boycott of(GMOs) harmful agro-chemicals,”
A 5.0-magnitute earthquake has struck near the east coast of Japan not far from Fukushima nuclear plant.The tremor hit 18 kilometers southeast of the city of Hitachi and 125 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, at a depth of about 50 kilometers. The epicenter is some 150 kilometers from the Fukushima.
Danger groundwater reserves become contaminated with agrochemicals, industrial waste,wastewater, exploited beyond their recharge capacity. If extracted without limits, it could run out,happening in Mendoza. No accurate measurements, statistics on Argentina’s groundwater reserves.
17 years from now, half the global population could be facing water scarcity, demand outstripping supply 40 percent. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: “We must address unsustainable use,” 768 million people are without safe drinking water and over 2.5 billion without adequate sanitation.
Seawater at Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactors registered radiation levels on Wednesday 13 times the previous day’s reading. TEPCO spokesman: spike caused by construction work near No. 2 building. Japan: no environmental threat to other countries as radiation will be diluted by the sea.
OSLO -- Billions of people could be living in regions where temperatures are hotter than their historical ranges by mid-century, creating “new normal”, could force profound changes on nature and society.Unprecedented climates will occur earliest in the tropics and among low-income countries.
1 Global Genetic Contamination 2. Squelching Knowledge Through GM Labeling 3. Monsanto Controls Key Government Positions. Monsanto Video Revolt, we were able to reduce Monsanto’s stock while spreading the word. What it takes is you joining in the intellectual fight and spreading the word. VIDEO
Dr Arif Rajpura, Blackpool’s director of public health said: “Ideally we would like fluoridised water to be provided so that everyone has access to it, but that seems to be off the cards at the moment, with cost being an issue.The next best thing is milk fluoridisation.
Japanese fast-food chain announced plans to grow rice,vegetables 60 miles from the Fukushima power plant. leaks prompted consumers to shun products from Fukushima once well-known for fruit, mushrooms, vegetables.Japan has strict food monitoring, says any products on market are safe.
Wild oregano plant kills unwanted bacteria, fungus, yeast, parasites and viruses, powerful antihistamine.important culinary and medicinal herb that has been used in medicine and cooking for thousands of years. Effectively neutralize free radicals. antioxidants and anti-bacterial properties.
Methods of today’s food producers are neither clean nor sustainable. The result is damage to our health Canned Tomatoes, Corn-Fed Beef, Microwave Popcorn, Nonorganic Potatoes, Farmed Salmon, Milk Produced With Artificial Hormones,GMO Unfermented Soy, Conventional Apples
Under threat of a lawsuit, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to a nearly four-year-old petition, calling for the immediate withdrawal of the vast majority of arsenic-containing compounds used as feed additives for chickens, turkeys and hogs.will withdraw three of the four arsenicals .
GMO lies and propaganda are looked at with GMO OMG director Jeremy Seifert and we look at the trailer for the the film looking at the connection between Monsanto Roundup pesticide and cancerous lumps in lab rats. VIDEO
Nuclear Regulation Authority: The employee pushed a button turning off power to some of the systems in the four reactor buildings – by mistake. Japanese Prime Minister: the country would be grateful for any help from abroad to contain the crisis.Decomposition of facility to take decades.
Bacillus thuringiensis,the Bt toxin, genetically fused with food crops in effort to control damage from pests. New study suggests Bt crops could make things easier for other benign insects, turning them into the next threat.Could encourage predatory behavior in pests it was not designed to target.
Assume all non-organic corn, soy, cottonseed, and canola ingredients are GMO,Stay away from artificial sweeteners, Beware of “Invisible GM Ingredients,Choose certified organic dairy products, Don’t trust the produce stickers and PLU codes on fruits and vegetables.
A Palestinian farmer says Israeli settlers have destroyed nearly 130 olive trees in the occupied West Bank. It came as the Palestinian farmers are set to start the 40-day harvest of olive, which is regarded as the backbone of the Palestinian economy, trees uprooted and damaged.
Contaminated with radioactive Cesium 134, possibly from the previously decimated Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant which lies on the East coast of Japan reported NHK World. the radiation is accumulative,. According to the report “juvenile” tuna migrate from the waters of Japan over a 4 month period yearly.
The operator of the plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), said on Thursday that Japanese technicians found the new leak of radioactive water in one of the storage tanks of the broken nuclear power station late on Wednesday, contaminated water may have flown into the Pacific Ocean.
A Russian court has formally charged 14 of the 30 Greenpeace activists with piracy. They were arrested in Russia after staging a protest at an Arctic oil rig. The charges Greenpeace calls “extreme” carry a maximum penalty of up to 15 years in jail. The activists, come from 19 different nations.
Thimerosal is a mercury-containing compound that is a known human carcinogen, mutagen, teratogen and immune-system disruptor some can have an anaphylactic shock reaction. and fetal toxin. 1999, public-health officials announced thimerosal be phased out, denied by manufacturers, continues.
Workers were pumping rain water that was trapped in a concrete gutter into an empty 12-tonne tank that sat on open soil likely contaminating the soil and possibly groundwater.
Colombian government conceded to nationwide general strike. Three week long protests supported by thousands over agricultural law 9.70. Made it illegal to share, trade, or sell native seeds among farmers, prison terms, financial burden to small-scale cultivators, dependence on food monopolies.
Russia does not allow cultivation of GMOs for commercial purposes. Their regulatory agencies suspended import, use of American GM corn following study suggesting link to breast cancer, organ damage. Russian Prime Minister ordered agencies to consider ban on all GMO imports into Russia.
Once FDA finalizes its GMO labeling guidance, industry uses the FDA guidance to preempt state laws requiring mandatory labeling of GMOs. Currently, states have the right to enact GMO labeling laws precisely because the FDA has not formally ruled on GMO labeling.
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