Five manufacturers of powdered caffeine informed by FDA they must stop producing some of their products, provide measuring devices for their products, or package their products in smaller amounts after the agency found some packages of the substance contained as much as 50,000 servings of caffeine. FDA called the products in question “potentially dangerous” and present “a significant or unreasonable risk of illness or injury.” A teaspoon of powdered caffeine is equivalent of 28 cups of coffee. A tablespoon can kill. A 100-gram package of powdered caffeine is equivalent to 400 “tall” Starbucks coffees, or 3,000 cans of Coke.
Soy and corn sales eventually skyrocketed because food manufacturers could use these oils in place of butter or lard. This gave a big boost to their bottom lines.
Researchers from the National University of Río Cuarto, Cordoba (UNRC) compared children who lived close to a GM-soy growing area in Argentina to children who lived in another city in Cordoba that was not adjacent to GM soy fields. Genetic damage in the group of exposed children was 44% higher than in the unexposed children.
Agricultural Sciences, researchers have found that when soy is genetically engineered, it disrupts the plant’s natural ability to control stress and even sparks the production of carcinogenic formaldehyde.
Latvia and Greece have opted out of GMOs, as are Germany and Scotland, as part of the new allowances indicated in legislation that recently passed for EU countries.
World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer has recently determined Roundup’s glyphosate is ‘number one’ among carcinogens, use of glyphosate in herbicides increased by 250 times in the United States the last 40 years.
The Department of Agriculture has been violating the Freedom of Information Act for over thirteen years, according to the Center for Food Safety (CFS), who is now suing the Agency for withholding information on the (lack of) safety of GMO crops.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has rejected the recommendation of the high-level task force it convened after the March 2011 Fukushima disaster to require nuclear plant owners to develop and maintain plans for coping with a core-melt accident.
Roundup is not the only chemical approved for use just prior to harvest. Some fruits have been tested to find 13-15 different pesticides remain after harvesting. Other approved pre-harvest chemical desiccants include Paraquat.
The next time you throw a thick, juicy burger on the grill, keep this in mind: almost all ground beef on the market is contaminated with dangerous fecal matter. The news comes as researchers find horse meat and other undeclared species in products labeled ‘ground beef.’
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Massive animal "die offs" in the Pacific. Disaster in Japan poses such a grave threat that, over time, the loss of the food chain--and in fact, the very plankton that generates the bulk of the breathable oxygen.
Rats who dined on a 33% GM diet for their full lifetimes, typically between 30 and 36 months, became seriously ill with health problems that started showing up at month four.
A company called Stericycle has produced data that it says proves organic food recalls are up. The news of the report was recently spread by the U.S. corporate media as a subtle propaganda campaign to directly condemn organic foods in hopes of offsetting growing consumer confidence and demand for organics.
Birth defects are on the rise in Hawaii, leaving many to wonder if pesticides are to blame – including some pediatricians who are witnessing a spike in birth defects in babies.
That toxic spill caused by the EPA out west continues to be a PR nightmare for the agency. Now they’re in even more trouble with the Navajo tribe, who couldn’t water their livestock because of the contamination. So the agency sent the tribe nine water tanks that turned out to be fouled with oil residue.
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