Iranian researchers have produced a nano-drug which has proven effective in battling treatment resistant cancers. Research has proven that curcumin, which is found in turmeric, has anti-cancer and cancer preventing properties apart from its anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties,
State Representative Carol Alvarado from Houston has filed HB 3499, a GMO labeling bill that would require all food sold in Texas to be clearly marked to inform the consumer that they contain genetically modified ingredients.
Following the wave of corporations responding to consumer activism like never before, Pepsi has announced that it will be removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from its Diet Pepsi product.
Vermont became the first state to become GMO-labeled. GMO labeling rulewill become effective July 1, 2016. Attorney General Bill Sorrell: GMO labeling law gives ample time to food manufacturers to change their products or lose an entire state’s business.
7 million turkeys and chickens killed, result of bird flu outbreak in the United States, spread to states of Minnesota, Iowa, California, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wisconsin. Scientists mystified why it is moving so rapidly, has potential to kill entire flock of chickens or turkeys in 48 hours.
Class action lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles County, California against the Monsanto corporation. The suit alleges that Monsanto is guilty of false advertising by claiming that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, targets an enzyme only found in plants and not in humans or animals.
Previous research found that strawberries could help prevent throat cancer. Study: "Strawberry Polyphenols and Insulin Resistance: a dose-response study in Obese Individuals with Insulin Resistance. Cherries are another fruit that are researched for help with diabetes.
Due to massive government subsidies given to farmers to grow genetically engineered crops in the past, U.S. food manufacturers and farmers are now being caught blindsided by the sweeping demand for non-gmo and organic crops. In a twist of irony, this is driving a massive increase of organic crop imports from nations that are largely free of bioengineering.
David Hibbitt's attempts at traditional cancer treatments of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy failed to get rid of his stage-three bowel cancer. Cannabis oil was a last ditch effort, and it worked. claims his recovery is due to taking cannabis oil.
International Agency for Research on Cancer: glyphosate is a probable carcinogen. Argentina’s union of doctors and health professionals, FESPROSA, issued a statement of support of its 30,000 members behind the decision. Physicians Network of Sprayed Peoples (RMPF): Where glyphosate falls, only GMOs can grow. Everything else dies.”
Glyphosate exposure was found to be positively associated with a particular type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – called B cell lymphoma. Human blood is not ‘Roundup Ready.‘
Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. They ruled out several potential causes before stumbling on a reason for the 56-year-old man's kidney problems: He said he drank about 16 8-ounce cups of iced tea every day. Black tea has a chemical known to cause kidney stones or even kidney failure in excessive amounts.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); organic industry continues to show remarkable growth domestically and globally, 19,474 certified organic operations in the United States 27,814 certified organic operations around the world. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack: “As demand for organic products continues to soar, more producers are entering the organic market.”
U.S. sales of organic products jumped 11 percent last year to more than $39 billion. U.S. organic operations has grown 250 percent since the government started certifying organic products 2002, according to Agriculture Department. Much of the growth is in nonfood items like textiles and personal care items. Sales jumped 14 percent last year, totaled more than $3 billion.
Orthorexia is an obsessive-compulsive process characterized by extreme care and selection of pure ‘healthy’ food. Orthorexics obsessively avoid foods which contain artificial colours, flavours, preservant agents, pesticide residues or genetically modified ingredients, unhealthy fats, foods containing too much salt or sugar and other components. Preparation, kitchenware used are part of the obsessive ritual. Treatment of orthorexia require a multidisciplinary team of physicians, psychoterapists and dietitians. In some cases, antiserotoninergic drugs may be required as part of the treatment.
Italian study backs up tests carried out by the charity Medical Detection Dogs, which is based in Buckinghamshire.
Appearing live with Dr. Oz was pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, Scott Faber of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and food advocate Robyn O’Brien. Early in the episode, Dr. Oz stated for the record: “My goal is to always have an open and honest conversation, you all know that, but I couldn’t get anyone to appear on the show that supports glyphosate. I reached out to the Grocery Manufacturers of America, Crop Life America, and Monsanto and they all declined to be on the show.”
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago tracked the diets and cognitive abilities of more than 950 older adults for an average of five years. They found a significant decrease in the rate of cognitive decline for participants who consumed greater amounts of green leafy vegetables.
Organic-food output that has failed to keep pace with surging consumer demand, U.S. retail sales of organic food more than tripled to $32.3 billion over the decade through 2013.
Monsanto employee, Dr. William “Bill” Moar, who gives talks on Monsanto’s products to reassure everyone that they are safe, revealed that Monsanto had“An entire department” dedicated to “debunking” science which disagreed with theirs.”
U.S. government-funded research group tasked with studying drug abuse and addiction, researchers are admitting that marijuana is useful in killing off specific types of brain tumors, following announcement by Department of Justice this week that it will continue to prosecute medical marijuana cases against individuals in defiance of Congress.
One of Gerber’s popular baby food items has been found to be full of insecticidal GMOs. Lab tests have confirmed that Gerber’s Lil’ Crunchies snacks are full of Roundup Ready, insecticidal GMO ingredients. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued policy statement recommending children’s exposure to pesticides be reduced.
The study, published in the journal Human Reproduction found that men who ate the largest amount of fruits and vegetables with high levels of pesticide residue had a 49 percent lower sperm count and a 32 percent lower percentage of normally-formed sperm than men who consumed the least amount of produce with pesticides.
2013 survey, 76% of polled physicians said they would prescribe cannabis (if legalized) to aid their patients. Results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine May 30. Responses from 1,446 doctors from 72 different countries, 56 states and provinces in North America were recorded.
A garlic-based "potion" listed in a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon manuscript has been found to kill off MRSA superbug. Recipe of cow bile, oxgall, wine and two species of Allium - garlic and onion or leek originally concocted as a treatment for eye infections, was spotted in a copy of Bald's Leechbook. Tests shows that the mixture kills up to 90% of MRSA bacteria,
Domino’s has been caught selling genetically modified ‘Frankenfood’ pizzas to customers while claiming to be ‘GM-free’ on its website, according to research by campaign group GM Freeze.
Monsanto is facing major financial downturn amid the backlash from consumers over their GMO creations and international rejection of various GMO exports. 1. 96% Want Their GMOs Labeled. 2. Fast Food is Failing. 3. The Spread of Information. 4. GMO Labeling. 5. International Agencies Declare Monsanto’s Products as Poison.
Albuquerque Journal: 2.3% of kids in Los Alamos public schools don’t get vaccinated. Their parents have received exemptions, highest rate of non-vaccination in the state. We’re talking about parents who work at the US Los Alamos Labs, with advanced degrees in science.
Spice industry is growing mid to single digit rates— 3-5 percent — whereas packaged food are barely growing or are slightly negative. McCormick & Company (the most popular spice brand in the U.S. with $4.2 billion in annual sales), has benefitted from the nutritionally conscious consumer. Sales grew 6 percent over previous year, is projected to rise.
“Global experts in this field concluded that infertility and male reproductive dysfunctions, birth defects, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurobehavioral and learning disorders were among the conditions than can be attributed in part to exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).
Dr. Patrick Moore shot down an offer to drink a glass of the herbicide after initially telling a French filmmaker that humans could “drink a whole quart of it” without seeing any harmful effects.
Just days after the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer released a report publicly declaring the well-known link between Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide and cancer, Monsanto is calling on the agency to issue a ‘retraction.’
Adding to the list of numerous diseases that medical marijuana has already helped to heal – cancer, rare muscular diseases, arthritis, seizures, and more - compounds in the plant have also been shown to positively impact Alzheimer’s disease. This is important because the degenerative disease affects more than 5 million Americans.
Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Soaring demand for meat across the world has caused a major uptick in amount of antimicrobial drugs in pork, beef and poultry. Pig farmers using four times as much antibiotics as cattle ranchers. Poultry a close second.
Monsanto's cash cow weedkiller Roundup probably causes cancer, according to a new report from the United Nation's cancer research organization. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), published a report in the journal Lancet Oncology on Friday with findings on three pesticides, including Monsanto's best-selling brand.
A report published Friday in the journal The Lancet Oncology says glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is a "probable carcinogen."
Proposal considered by Food and Drug Administration would add a new line to labels on packaged products noting how many teaspoons of sugar had been added. Governor of Massachusetts implored the administration to rethink its proposal. Governor of Wisconsin protested too. So did government of Australia, which warned the move could violate international trade agreements.
Following McDonald’s’ announcement that it intends on removing certain antibiotics from chicken products, food providers feeling pressure to make similar shifts. Influenced by the fast food giant’s decision, Tyson, KFC, and even Costco are making moves to push antibiotics out of their food.
According to a new report, many health writers, bloggers, and spokespeople are being compensated in order to push toxic soda onto the public as a health drink.
A class action lawsuit against the maker of Cheerios, Yoplait yogurt, and Pillsbury cinnamon rolls was just certified by a federal judge. Minneapolis residents claim that General Mills polluted their air and water with more than 15,000 gallons of carcinogenic solvents that have seeped into homes.
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