Multnomah County planning to phase out its fluoride program at schools, which offered fluoride tablets to children. "Fluoride tablets are just not an effective way to to deliver fluoride to children,"; Len Barozzini, Multnomah County's new dental director.
top Russian scientists, farmers, and eco-conscious bodies urging Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, to add all foods that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to the existing foods which have been sanctioned by Russia for the EU, U.S. and Australia, among other countries.
Reports narrate stories of the US Department of Defense (DoD) funding Ebola trials on humans, trials which started just weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone. The reports continue and state that the DoD gave a contract worth $140 million dollars to Tekmira, a Canadian pharmaceutical company,
Doctors Without Borders shuttered one of its Ebola treatment centers in Guinea in May. They thought the deadly virus was being contained there, new cases appeared across the border in Liberia and then spread across West Africa, carried by the sick and dying. Macenta is once again a hotspot.
The future of medicine rests on the fundamental right we all have to use things that spring from the Earth naturally as healing agents.Medical-industrial complex in the U.S. does not want you to use these freely growing compounds. They threaten its very business model and existence.
Irvin Rosenfeld receives 300 pre-rolled marijuana joints monthly from a government-authorized farm in Mississippi to treat a rare bone-tumor disorder. He has smoked over 130,000 marijuana cigarettes in the past 32 years despite pot being classified as a top-tier hazard by Drug Enforcement Administration.
Hundreds of children in different parts of the U.S. have been hospitalized by a mysterious respiratory virus. The virus is sweeping the Midwest and has also hit Colorado. Kansas City hospital has seen up to 30 children a day come in for treatment. virus is similar to a cold, with worse symptoms.
January 1st 2015, the German Poultry Association (ZDG), will have to stop using GMO feed for both egg and poultry meat production. From this date forward, food retailers will only accept poultry that has been raised on GM-free feed, and milk and eggs which come from cows fed GM-free feed.
The city of Hallendale, Florida is standing up to the biotech bullies, drafting a resolution to institute the first GMO labeling bill in all of Florida as well as a resolution to stop antibiotic overuse. The vote was unanimous!
Aggressive approach by big supermarkets to their suppliers,demanding food at below cost of production is opening door to fraudsters, evidence of cancer-risk chemicals added to foods, peanuts used in place of other nuts creating risk of allergic reaction, dirty, condemned meat being sold.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: epidemic, spiraling out of control. Doctors Without Borders: "Riots, centres overwhelmed. Health workers infected, dying in shocking numbers."United Nations: outbreak moving ahead of efforts to control it."Dangerous virus in countries least equipped to deal with it. Scale of outbreak outstripped resources. threat to all humanity," beyond anything we’ve seen—or imagined."Spreading widely, throughout multiple countries, very fast."Impossible to keep up with number of infected people. In Sierra Leone, infectious bodies rotting in the streets."
Rising concerns about soy and canola oils derived from genetically altered seed are creating a new industry boom for sunflowers genes of sunflowers are hard to alter, more consumers demand foods and oils without GM contamination. Food manufacurers are shifting away from GM oils.
Monsanto is fighting hard to avoid GMO labeling, but activists against GMOs just might take down biotech giants. Will you help make GMO labeling a reality?
These 7 herbs are used in Ayurveda to bring balance to the doshas, helping to minimize or completely eradicate colon cancer as well as other cancers.
A United States judge has ruled against a new law that curbs genetically modified (GMO) crops, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Recently I stopped by a feed store that I do not normally frequent and bought a 50 lb bag of alfalfa pellets. I failed to look at the bag when the man put it in the truck, and just assumed that it was the same brand that I had already verified to be GMO-Free. It was not. And then it began…
70% of beef, chicken in United States and Canada treated with poisonous carbon monoxide gas . A bill was introduced in Congress that would require the labeling of meat treated with carbon monoxide; never enacted. Practice makes seriously decayed meat look fresh for weeks banned in many countries.
A new study out of Maine suggests that residents across the New England state are regularly subjected to drinking water containing double the amount of fluoride considered to be dangerous by federal guidelines.
Big-Box stores and their subsidiaries are generically the worst places to buy seafood from. They typically are the first to accept genetically modified foods and compromise the integrity and safety of their seafood supply.
As we have already reported, a top researcher employed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has come forward as a whistle-blower, confessing to his participation in actively covering up data that clearly links vaccines to autism.
New evidence has linked fluoride and other chemicals to brain disorders. What other unknown effects might this industrial by-product added to our water supply have? An examination of water fluoridation’s shadowy history reveals potentially disturbing ramifications for human consciousness.
President Putin: Russia must protect its citizens from overconsumption of products containing genetically modified organisms. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvede: Russia has no intention to import GMOs. Russian Minister of Agriculture Nikolai Fyodorov: Russia must remain a GMO-free country.
Israel where the Minister of Health Yael German has ended fluoridation in Israel despite the vocal and vociferous attacks of fluoridation promoters.
The number of cases of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has climbed to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organization said. It urged affected countries to screen all people at international airports. Confirmed infections jumped by 113, bringing the total number of cases to 2,240.
Rospotrebnadzor consumer rights watchdog in Russia is checking American Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey whiskey, also American bourbon whiskey on quality concerns. Said phthalates found in bourbon may cause functional changes in the central nervous system, endocrine system, oncologic diseases.
The official death toll from the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa is currently standing at 1,069 deaths out of 1,975 cases, but the numbers could be vastly underestimated, the World Health Organization has warned.“[WHO] staff at the outbreak sites see evidence that the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: “We need to avoid panic and fear. Ebola can be prevented,”“With resources, knowledge, early action people can survive. Ebola has been “successfully brought under control elsewhere.
Guinea declared “health emergency” as people killed by the Ebola virus in the West African nation reached 377. More flights to West African countriescancelled. Region waits for arrival of experimental drugs. 1,000 doses of Zmapp, been barely tested on humans, on their way from the US.
The chemical triclosan linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Regulators reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap, cutting boards and toys. Companies are phasing it out. Minnesota bans it in many products. ColgatePalmolive Co.’s Total toothpaste contains it.
World Health Organization (WHO): Ebola outbreak death toll 1,013 as the virus spreads through the West African countries. Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with infected blood, feces or sweat. It can also be spread through sexual contact or the unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.
A mysterious condition has left dozens of horses sick and owners searching for answers the high desert. KCAL9’s Tom Wait met with several owners Wednesday whose horses have been affected by a rare condition.
Friday Moscow blocked most grain,dairy imports from Ukraine; iafter discovering contaminants in them. Also planning to block European fruit and vegetable as well as US poultry due to pests and harmful levels of antibiotics.
A state of emergency has been declared in northwest Ohio after about 400,000 people were warned not to drink water as tests revealed the presence of a toxin in it. Residents told not to boil the water because it will increase the toxin’s concentration, not use the water for bathing children.
The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is outpacing efforts to contain it. African leaders have agreed on tougher measures to stop the disease, while the US is preparing facilities to treat its two infected citizens. Outbreak is moving faster than efforts to control it.
“Consumers have to be informed of harmful ingredients; “Excessive consumption leads to obesity, harms lungs, heart, kidneys, liver.” “Packaging of such products should have threatening pictures showing diseases that can be caused by fast food.” McDonald’s in Russia, declined to comment.
The patient is expected to arrive ‘within the next several days’, the university said in a statement
Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the Liberian football association cancelled games as fears grow of the spread of the Ebola virus.
Drug-resistant malaria is dangerously spreading in South-East Asia,in central Burma, southern Laos, and north-eastern Cambodia according to a recent study. “Radical action” is needed to prevent it from spreading further.
Department of Defense has deployed biological diagnostic systems to National Guard support teams in all 50 states. amid growing fears the Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus might spread outside of West Africa. The portable systems are designed for “low probability, high consequence” scenarios.
Oregon's largest coal-burning power plant is expected to shut down in a few years, but that doesn't mean coal is dead.
Since it was detected in March, the number of cases attributed to Ebola in the West African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stands at 1,201, including 672 deaths. Two U.S. doctors contracted the virus while trying to stop the spread of the infectious disease.
The state of Michigan decided to direct its minimal resources to crack-down on a few small food co-ops in the city of Standish for offering farm-fresh food.
U.S. Organic Trade Association (OTA) found that the 2013 figures represent the fastest growth in purchase and consumption of organic food in five years, exceeded $35 billion for the first time. In Ireland, figures report a growth of the organic retail market, another fast-emerging organic food market is India.
Runaway Ebola-Infected Woman Dies As US Doctor Tests Positive For Virus (ZeroHedge. It continues to go from bad to worse for Africa’s “deadliest ever” Ebola epidemic which has officially claimed well over 600 lives, and unofficially many more.
woman diagnosed with MS after losing the ability to walk claims her symptoms were actually the result of mercury poisoning from dental fillings. now back to full health, having had the fillings she claims were responsible, removed.
Pig farmers in United States feed controversial drug ractopamine to their livestock to 60%, 80% of domestic pigs, cattle to make them grow leaner before slaughter. Food and Drug Administration approved it 15 years ago, claim was safe to use. Can cause increased heart rates in humans. EU baned.
An entire Chinese town of 30,000 people has been quarantined off from the rest of the country after a man living in a nearby village died from bubonic plague. Police have now had the old town of Yumen city in Gansu province sealed off for more than a week; Xinhua state media agency.
colon cancer, dietDid you know that a diet high in dairy might just increase colon cancer survival? New research by the American Cancer Society, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reveals that a diet rich in dairy products may slightly prolong the lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer.
The man who got pneumonic plague hospitalized. thought to have contracted infection from his dog, likely exposed to plague-infected fleas near Denver. Three additional residents had direct contact with the dog, had mild symptoms, according to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environmen.t
Mexico is restricting television advertising for high-calorie food and soft drinks. Restrictions also imposed on similar ads at the cinema. UK, Norway and Quebec province in Canada, have bans on advertising junk food in children's television.
Over 60 percent of breads in the UK contain pesticide residues, according to analysis of government data generated by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) expert committee on pesticide residues in food (PRIF). 25 percent contain traces of multiple toxins, the research reveals.
Ginger; used since antiquity,new studies prove Zingiber officinale (ginger) can help with proper insulin release, lipid metabolism, and has demonstrated antihyperglycemic effects. has shown outstanding protective effects on diabetic liver, kidney,eyes, reduces neural system complications.
The new documentary film Mobilize warns of the health dangers from cell phone radiation. Now a new study in the journal Pediatrics shows that there are less-predictable health risks from using smartphones, tablets and laptops, including rashes from the frequently used metal, nickel.
Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture: genetic engineering of food a thorough success for feeding the hungry, improving nutrition and reducing use of pesticides. People who oppose GMOs or want them labeled are alarmists so it should not be allowed.
Charles Benbrook serves on the USDA’s AC 21 Agricultural Biotechnology Advisory Committee: 2,4-D chemicals causes neurological disorders, kidney, liver damage, reproductive failure, disruption of endocrine system, cancers, pollute drinking water, cause damage that can't be undone.
Aside from increasing heart cancer risks, women given radiation treatment (or even mammography screenings) for breast cancer are 8 times more likely to develop lung cancer within 5 years of treatment.
Consumers are boycotting Kellogg’s. Kellogg’s corn flakes and other food-like products that the company makes are full of Bt Corn. The EPA has registered Bt corn as a pesticide since the crop makes its own insecticide. shown to cause health problems.
Carolinas HealthCare, which runs more than 900 care centers, including hospitals, nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and surgical centers, has begun plugging consumer data on 2 million people into algorithms designed to identify high-risk patients so that doctors can intervene before they get sick.
Included experts from all over the world to discuss glyphosate agreed that glyphosate is harming our ecosystem, and human life as the industrial agricultural model of farming requires ever-more herbicide use. Solutions to the prevalent use of glyphosate were also discussed.
Blood transfusions containing genetically engineered cells could be the future of countering germ warfare, according to new research sponsored by DARPA, which hopes modified blood cells could help neutralize biological toxins deployed against soldiers.
Latest drilling techniques for obtaining gas, which drill horizontally as opposed to the more traditional vertical drilling, shows a higher rate of leaking methane. Results suggest that hazardous leaks of methane could pose potential obstacles for drilling across the nation,
Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology: active chemicals in marijuana can help treat multiple sclerosis and similar diseases. The active compounds, namely THC and CBD, are able to do so by inhibiting inflammation of the spinal chord and brain. “Cannabinoids, possess anti-inflammatory properties.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) tried to undo latest legally voted GMO labeling laws, but Thurston County Superior Court Judge Christine Schaller ruled the states’ case against the (GMA) will move forward, rejecting the GMA’s motion to dismiss the case on constitutional grounds.
Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward held a forum to discuss public concerns regarding white vapor trails in the skies. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) representatives Sherri Zendri and Beth Hager were on hand to answer questions from residents who claim planes are spraying chemicals.
Studies link breast cancer to aluminum poisoning. Women use antiperspirants filled with aluminum. Women suffering from cancer were found to have genotoxic cancer profiles, breasts were full of aluminum. Known to interfere with estrogen balance, cause DNA changes.
meat in the US labeled with country of origin, it now includes details, where the animal was born, raised, and slaughtered. The move is hailed by meat consumers meat industry opposed the measure. Country of Origin Labeling rule went into effect in May of 2013.
A document by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) contains misleading information, politically charged language to sway lawmakers into rejecting GMO labeling laws at state level. Monsanto campaign to convince public GMO labeling is unconstitutional.
Neonicotinoid insecticides, which have been widely blamed for colony collapse disorder among bees, are also killing butterflies, worms, fish and birds. National Centre for Scientific Research France: Threat to the productivity of our natural and farmed environment.
White House has created a bee task force. As the bee population dwindles neonicotinoids, a pesticide, is a culprit in the bee problem. Recommend bee-friendly gardens. These specific plants actually contain neonicotinoids contributing in a major way to the death of even more bees.
A recent decision by the company to phase out all GMOs and only source fair trade ingredients means many of these flavors will be changing, but where food transparency and integrity are concerned, these changes will be all positive.
Industrial facilities across the U.S. dumped more than 206 million pounds of toxic chemicals into waterways in 2012, Tyson Foods Inc. alone dumped more than 18.5 million pounds—about 9 percent of the nationwide total. Waters have become a dumping ground for polluters.
Legislators in New York give final approval to a bill that will allow limited access to medicinal marijuana, making them the 23rd state to approve a medical marijuana law. Bill will allow state-approved patients access to edible and vapor extracts of marijuana, it will not allow them to smoke it.
Cancer Prevention Research journal: recent study indicates there is something in broccoli (and it’s sprouts) that can “rapidly” and “sustainably” detox airborne pollutants from the body. Diets rich in vegetables have long been known to reduce risks of chronic diseases including cancer.
92% of US citizens are asking their government to label GE foods, according to a new poll from Consumer Reports. Data for the poll came from several states, including Massachusetts, Oregon, Colorado, and New York—where a vote pending considering mandatory labeling of GE crops.
Insecticides have contaminated the environment across the planet so pervasively global food production is at risk, As a result, creatures essential to global food production – from bees to earthworms likely to be suffering grave harm, the chemicals must be phased out.
Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever seen and the virus is raging ‘‘totally out of control. biggest and deadliest outbreak no good treatment or cure, is highly transmissible. Epidemic is now in a second wave. Has been spreading since spring in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
A plan to feed Australian dairy cows genetically modified rye grass designed to boost milk production has sparked concerns from both organic and non-organic farmers. Opponents of the scheme fear that GM grasses could contaminate neighbouring properties.
Brandon Coates, a quadriplegic manin Colorado, to have his case heard before US Supreme Court. The company he works for has zero-tolerance policy for marijuana use, fired him when test came positive for marijuana. His use of medical marijuana is in accordance with Colorado’s state laws.
With pressure from Food Babe and her followers, brewing company Anheuser-Busch, makers of Budweiser, as well as MillerCoors (behind Miller Lite and Coors Lite) have agreed to publish all ingredients for some of their products online in an act of respectable transparency.
Obesity crisis costing UK health system millions as hospitals are buying more special equipment for large patients, includes special operating tables, beds, non-standard mortuary fridges. Reinforced beds, lifting equipment wheelchairs, commodes, crutches for larger patients, widening corridors.
Farmers across the nation have reported ill effects in their animals when fed GMO corn and soy feed, but with a simple change, often costing less, non-GMO feed is causing better animal health and less disease.
Jeff Watersdiagnosed with COPD. Eight years later, had to be rushed to ER during bout with bronchitis. After two months of using the oil, Jeff went off oxygen and pharmaceuticals he had been prescribed. He now walks two to five miles daily and claims cannabis oil has allowed him “to get his life back”.
Marketing a product that has virtually none of the ingredient featured on the label is grounds for being sued for false advertising, U.S. Supreme Court ruled in case involving Coca-Cola and pomegranate juice, contains only 0.3% pomegranate juice, 99.4% apple and grape juices.
Showed a power point presentation, passed out a deck of playing cards to students with Monsanto logo emblazoned on it. Told children how one farmer tried to get rid of Monsanto seed, stuff they spray on their crops, caused him great trouble. Warned against saving heirloom, organic seed.
Scientists have created a life-threatening virus that closely resembles the 1918 Spanish flu strain that killed an estimated 50m people in an experiment labelled as "crazy" by opponents. US researchers said the experiments were crucial for understanding the public health risk posed by viruses.
a nation bordering China and South of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, decided to become one of the first countries in the world to ban all GMO crops as well as the sale and importation of genetically modified organisms.
Beer ingredients are a secret not required by the FDA to disclose them, MillerCoors company caught deceiving the public over use of corn syrup from genetically modified corn. means you are financially supporting Monsanto, the most-hated corporation in the world, most evil commercial entity on planet.
Merck was aware of a popular drug's impact on bones but still pushed it on doctors and patients. It has been a decade since Merck's "super-aspirin" Vioxx (rofecoxib) was withdrawn from the market after a study showed it doubled the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Protesters sporting shirts with slogans like “Defend our children from overseas poison, “I refuse Cola for Russia, lining up plastic bottles of coke dropping in pieces of Mentos candy to chemically erupt a three-foot-high caramel-colored fountain.
Cannabis Conference was put together by a nonprofit organization called My Compassion, of patients and educators who promote the positive effects of marijuana when used against various diseases, including cancer and multiple sclerosis.
A bill introduced by Democratic lawmakers in Delaware would allow adults to possess marijuana. Republicans are voicing opposition, calling marijuana a “pathway to greater drug use. Governor Jack Markell says he is open to discussions. 20 other states have decided to weaken penalties.
This decision will result in a complete stall of all supply and sale of GM seeds in Pakistan, especially those which are altered with high pesticide and herbicide resistance. Considering that these crops have elsewhere been found to cause super bugs, super weeds, and human and animal illnesses,
The key last-ditch safety device that failed to prevent the 2010 BP oil spill remains problem for some offshore drilling. U.S. Chemical Safety Board details multiple failures, improper testing of blowout preventer, blames bad management. Found faulty wiring, dead battery, bent pipe in the device.
Russian lawmakers advocate creation of an international UN agency not only to strictly control the turnover of GMO products worldwide, but with a top priority mission to scrutinize how consuming GMO foods would affect human health in the long run.
Over 90% of the crop varieties grown a century ago are no longer used in this country; many aren’t even maintained in seed storage facilities. 6 companies in the world have patented most of the seeds grown in the entire global agricultural market. Our food diversity is crumbling
House voted 219-189 in favor of an amendment from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California) that, if signed into law, will prevent the DEA from using federal funds to go after medical marijuana patients and providers in jurisdictions where state law says pot can legally be prescribed.
New York is about to become the 23rd in our nation to legalize medical marijuana with the passage of the Compassionate Care Act (A. 6357-B/Gottfried) passed with a bipartisan vote of 91-34. Next up is a senate vote to pass this bill after the fifth time a marijuana bill has been presented to the Assembly.
Enraged Muslims in Malaysia have called for a holy war or Jihad to be waged on UK confectionary Cadbury after traces of pig DNA were picked up in their chocolates. As a result of the complaint, the company has pulled two of its products from Malaysian shop shelves.
Jeffrey Raber, chemist Werc Shop, a medical cannabis testing firm in Pasadena, Calif: marijuana could be contaminated with pesticides, unregulated industry is delivering sometimes-toxic products to clients. medical marijuana is more regulated, less likely to be sprayed n with pesticides.
Over-dependence on antibiotics has helped bacterial evolve capable of resisting conventional drugs designed to kill them. Susan M. Meschwitz PhD: The unique property of honey lies in its ability to fight infection on multiple levels, making it more difficult for bacteria to develop resistance.”
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