World Health Organisation: Cuba first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. WHO Director-General Margaret Chan: "Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health achievements possible, a major victory in fight against HIV and sexually transmitted infections, important step towards having an AIDS-free generation."
According to investigators Scotts had included two toxic pesticides banned for use in bird seed — Storcide II and Actellic 5E, in its products in order to save money while storing them, for a period of over two years, ending with a voluntary recall in March 2008. The chemicals were added to protect them from insects; to protect profits.
Monsanto, Pfizer and Pharmacia, will have to defend themselves in court for allegations made by plaintiffs that the corporations’ manufacture of PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, caused lymphohematopoietic cancer. The lawsuit was filed in a St. Louis County Circuit Court, and Monsanto is a lead defendant. Monsanto manufactured PCBs from the 1920’s until 1977, when they were limited by government agencies.
Austin Regional Clinic, largest healthcare provider network in Central Texas region serving close to half a million residents issued new guidelines their facilities will no longer take children as patients if they have not been vaccinated.
chemicals that we’re exposed to in our daily lives are often approved by the government under the assumption that they’re safe in small doses, even over a long period of time. Agricultural workers, farmers and surrounding communities are exposed to a mix of chemicals, the combined, or “synergistic,” effects at a more extreme level.
A new scientific review has found that there’s no real evidence linking water fluoridation with cavity prevention. This research was published in a federal government medical journal; Environmental Health Perspectives. Harvard researchers: “The children in high fluoride areas had significantly lower IQ than those who lived in low fluoride areas.”
Big Food and Big Ag firms, spread misinformation about safety of industrial agriculture practices, discredit value of organic foods growing popular demand. Sale of organic products skyrocketed $35 billion in 2013. Industry PR professionals promoting messages to defend industry profits and win critical national policy battles, stem growing tide of consumers seeking healthier food.
Fukushima Friends nonprofit organization which facilitates trips to Hawaii for Fukushima radiation refugees: every single person that comes has reaction soon as they come here. nosebleeds, dizzy, ashen in color, diarrhea, eye problems.
In an effort to expand its business after glyphosate was declared likely carcinogenic by the WHO, Monsanto has announced that it will focus on an alternative herbicide – dicamba. While the EPA only considers dicamba to be ‘mildly toxic’ thus far, and it has been used since the 1960s, research does link the chemical to colon cancer and lung cancers.
After testing 16 women from different regions all over Germany, the Green Party has found that traces of the chemical glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Round Up, are appearing in breast milk at ‘intolerable levels’ that could harm a developing baby and the mother.
German study in 2008 gives some direction to those wishing to prevent colon (and other) cancers, revolves around utilizing potent anti-cancer compounds found in various whole foods. Another study stated that folate supplementation reduced the reappearance of polyps to 36%, down from 82%.
After evaluating the insecticides gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane) and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), all widely used agricultural chemicals since before WWII, World Health Organization’s specialized agency dedicated to cancer research found all three chemicals to be carcinogenic.
Letter to Gov. Peter Shumlin from Grocery Manufacturers Association: companies could be fined $1,000 a day per unlabeled item that mistakenly ends up on store shelves. Corporations represented by the GMA can’t figure out how to print the letters “GMO” on American food packaging have no problem doing it in the 64 countries that require it.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Arkady Dvorkovich, announced at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum: Russia WILL NOT use GM crops to boost agricultural production. Good quality of soil across Russia’s land will allow the country to use other technological advances in agriculture. Russian products will be “one of the cleanest in the world.”
“Now the Environmental Protection Agency is on the verge of publishing a report suggesting that EMF is linked with the development of various cancers. And at one point, someone within the agency had considered an even more drastic step — classifying low-frequency electromagnetic fields as probable cancer-causing agents in the same rank as dioxin or PCBs.”
A chemical has been found in popular toothpaste Colgate, which has been linked to cancer and other illnesses. This compound is called Triclosan, used in deodorants, hand sanitizers, antiseptic, laundry detergent.
Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledged this week Monsanto’s Agent Orange herbicide sprayed over 4.5 million acres across Vietnam during the conflict—is responsible for health ailments in as many as 2,100 veterans. It had previously denied such allegations. The United States government will pay $45 million in disability benefits over ten years to compensate Air Force reservists and active-duty forces who were exposed to Agent Orange.
California lawmakers passed a mandatory vaccine bill (SB277) which removes parental exemptions – making it so parents couldn’t refuse or delay vaccines. The Sacramento Bee is reporting that State lawmakers behind bill SB277 have ties to the makers of vaccines. Pharmaceutical companies and their trade groups gave current members of the Legislature more than $2 million.
A shocking admission by the editor of the world’s most respected medical journal, The Lancet, has been virtually ignored by the mainstream media. Dr. Richard Horton, Editor-in-chief of the Lancet recently published a statement declaring that a shocking amount of published research is unreliable at best, if not completely false, as in, fraudulent.
Threat in Florida’s waters; deadly flesh-eating bacteria. Florida state health department report 32 cases past 12 months. Number of infections increases May through October, the bacterium thrives when water is warmest. It can also infect those who eat raw shellfish or mishandle raw oysters.
“Researchers have found up to 4,000 chemicals and pesticides inside cigarettes. insecticide and herbicide products which are routinely applied to tobacco contain GMOs. Herbicides like Roundup used as desiccants to dry out the crop before harvest.
Colorado Supreme Court: Employers have right to fire workers over pot use, even though legal in the state. To qualify for protection under employment law, a behavior has to be legal under federal law, the court said. Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic who used medical marijuana to control muscle spasms, was fired by Dish Network in 2010, after failing a random drug test.
Mainstream media is trying to re-brand GMOs so that the public thinks the food creations are completely safe, calling it re-wilding, precision breeding.
Under new guidelines, patients can choose to take the medicine in whatever form they see fit, from smoking, baking it in brownies, or using in teas and oils. Court explained banning non-dried forms of marijuana "contrary to principles of fundamental justice because they are arbitrary; effects of prohibition contradict the objective of protecting health and safety."
Major supermarkets Safeway, Target, Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s refuse GM salmon, mega store Costco planning on selling genetically modified fish. Costco announced it will become one of the largest sellers of organic products in US.
South Korea reported 13th death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). 126 diagnosed, 3,680 quarantined. No vaccine or cure. Fatality rate 35 percent. Businesses, shopping malls, restaurants, cinemas: sharp drop in sales; people shun crowds. 54,000 cancel trips to South Korea. Outbreak forced central Bank of Korea to cut key interest rate 0.25 percentage points.
1. THC gets you high, CBD stops seizures and shrinks tumors. 2. Growers beginning to zero in on types of cannabis best suited for medical purposes. 3. Animal studies have proven THC can reduce cancer cells—haven’t been any human trials to date. 4. Chemicals in cannabis act similarly to beneficial chemicals in our brains. 5. Cannabis can stop epileptic seizures.
University of Vermont Medical Center serves 2 million meals a year is preparing to reduce GMOs served to both patients and hospital visitors, 85 percent of its two million meals to non-patients, so though the hospitalized will benefit from this change, so will visitors and employees.
Dr. Ramon Seidler; professor of microbiology at Oregon State University 16 years, worked at the EPA. listed by International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England as one of the 2,000 outstanding World Scientists of the 20th Century: GE crops provide no significant increase in crop yields, pose major concerns: cross-pollination of non-GM species, negative impacts to environment.
Big Food lost $4 billion in sales last year alone due to their inability to answer market demand for non-GM, organic food that doesn’t contain high fructose corn syrup, gluten, antibiotics, growth hormones, MSG, and other toxic additives. Meanwhile, organic food is absolutely exploding.
Organic food brand Amy’s has just received approval to build one of the first non-GMO, organic, fast-food drive-thru’s with a living roof made of grass, rainwater collection, and solar panels
right across the street from a dying mega-company’s golden arches.
Sara Margentette, Matthew O’Neil Nighswander, and Ellen Steinlien filed the suit in U.S. District Court, New York, claim Abbot’s Similac Advance Organic contains ingredients prohibited from being in ‘organic’ food, wondering how the product was certified, 26 of the 49 ingredients not supposed to be in organic food. Contains ingredients that are irradiated synthetic compounds, or produced from hazardous substances.
BPA lines an estimated 75 percent of canned foods in North America, protecting the metal from corroding, preventing bacteria from getting in. environmental advocates concerned the chemical leaches into the contents of cans. Companies that use BPA in their canned products: Progresso, Hormel, Green Giant, Ocean Spray, Wolfgang Puck Organic Soups, and Manischewitz.
World Health Organization recently declared that the herbicide ingredient glyphosate was ‘probably carcinogenic,’ numerous countries responded with bans, and boycotts of Monsanto’s Roundup. WHO is now set to review another Big Ag chemical, 2,4-D.
Costco, second biggest retailer in America overall behind Wal-Mart; projected to sell over $4 billion in organic products this year. Increased sales of organics by $1 billion the past six months. Wal-Mart invested heavily in organic food along with several other major retailers. Kroger expected to possibly surpass Whole Foods this year.
In March, the federal government removed the latest vaccine injury court statistics—more than a year’s worth of data—from one of its publicly reported charts. It was an abrupt departure from the normal practice of updating the figures monthly.
Danish professor Philippe Grandjean, professor of environmental medicine University of Southern Denmark says not to use glyphosate. “We know glyphosate cause cancer in other mammals, has not been demonstrated in humans. Effects have not been investigated thoroughly enough in people yet. We must assume that people exposed to the substance can also develop cancer.”
Our environment is full ofneurodevelopmental toxins, which means they alter how the brain grows. Mercury, polychlorinated diphenyl, lead, brominated flame retardants and pesticidesand herbicides.
Extra virgin olive oil has capacity to induce rapid death in cancer cells while leaving healthy cells intact. Health benefits of olive oil is well known, scientists unable to effectively confirm the anti-cancer phenomenon until now. The processing of olive oils also highly differentiates the concentration of anti-cancer compounds.
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