Jerry Rosman, a pig farmer in Iowa, was cultivating GMO corn,(Roundup Ready and BT) and fed this corn to his pigs. Result: his sows became infertile, and then after one year he went bankrupt.
Decision of Chipotle restaurant chain to make its product lines GMO-free significant, called irresponsible, anti-science, irrational, and much more by the Washington Post, Time Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times. Agribusiness sees GMOs as central to their business future.
Announcement by the USDA that the U.S. government will be launching official ‘non-GMO’ labels that could reshape the food supply when it comes to consumer options, this decision could end Monsanto and other biotech giants who seek to monopolize the food supply.
Having health insurance is no guarantee that consumers can afford to pay for health care. Health insurance involves different types of costs that consumers must pay out of pocket; a health plan’s deductible, copayments at a doctor’s office or pay for needed drugs.
country’s public prosecutor has written the Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) asking it to urgently re-evaluate their stance on the ‘likely carcinogenic’ herbicide ingredient, glyphosate. The letter was written with an expectation that the agency will ban the main ingredient in Monsanto’s best selling herbicide.
. Following a recent study on Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup and its main chemical ingredient glyphosate, Bermuda has decided to suspend any importation of glyphosate/Roundup until further research give reason to lift the suspension.
Demand for organic food is absolutely booming. We’re importing organic corn from Romania, and organic soy from India. Much of our organic produce comes from Mexico. Organic farmer in California that is grossing $100,000 an acre even during the state’s worst drought on record.
1 in 3 chance an American will get cancer, in the 1940s, one out of every sixteen. Projected cancer will surpass heart disease, become leading cause of death in the United States. World Health Organization: 14 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed around the globe each year.
All major candidates are in complete opposition to GMO labeling — and many are directly supporting Monsanto’s biotech aspirations. Senator Ted Cruz: we shouldn’t let anti-science zealotry shut down the ability to produce low cost, quality food; Hillary Clinton’s close support of Monsanto and GMO crops.
Cannabinoid substances don't just grow in marijuana plants. Your own body produces them. Endocannabinoids and their receptors found throughout the body: in the brain, organs, connective tissues, glands, and immune cells. The cannabinoid system performs different tasks; goal homeostasis or the maintenance of a stable internal environment despite fluctuations in one's external environment. Cannabis may contain over 100 different cannabinoids, including THC.
In April 21-year-old Eloise Aimee Parry, from Shrewsbury, died in hospital on 12 April after becoming unwell after she took a substance she had bought on the internet. An inquest found she had consumed four times the fatal amount of Dinitrophenol,known as DNP; a toxic pesticide also used in explosives, human consumption inappropriate. The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has now raised an alert with forces in 190 countries.
Now legal to use cannabis oil for limited medical purposes in Tennessee. The new law allows patients who suffer from seizures or epilepsy and received a recommendation from a doctor to use cannabis oil. The law takes effect immediately. The bill doesn’t allow people to purchase oil made in Tennessee, possibly get oil from California, Colorado, 23 states where medical marijuana is legal.
Olestra isn’t processed by the human body, can lead to diarrhea, interfering with the absorption of vitamins A,D, E, and K. Australia, New Zealand banned farm-raised salmon, most bred with antibiotics. Drinks Made with Flame-Retardants. Ractopamine used to reduce fat in meat. Causes chromosomal changes, heart disease, hyperactivity. banned 160 Countries. Milk Containing rGBH; 27 countries banned the synthetic hormone. Genetically Modified Organisms; hundreds of countries have bans.
Ballots were mailed to Benton County residents on April 30, and a vote will transpire no later than May 19th, 2015. Restores Benton County residents’ right to local decision-making on agriculture.
Protects natural communities for healthy agriculture. Shield farmers from patent-holder lawsuits. Preserve Benton County residents’ right to save seeds. Prevent non-GMO market losses like that which occurred from GMO wheat contamination.
Denver officials ordered one warehouse full of these plants (worth $60 million in product) to go under quarantine due to the suspected use of pesticides that could harm consumers were the plants to be inhaled.
If Big Pharma developed real cures sick patients would no longer need pharmaceuticals once they’re healed. Dr. John Rengen Virapen, former Eli Lilly & Co. executive, recently came forward as a whistleblower about how drug companies profit immensely from chronic illness manipulating the government and mainstream media to push dangerous, ineffective drugs.
A new study has shown that a liquid cannabis medicine could help control seizures of children with severe epilepsy. When 213 individuals took the medicine ranging in age from toddlers to adults, all having severe epilepsy caused by Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and none of them responding to conventional drugs or other treatments they all responded positively to the cannabis medicine. Only 10% had to stop taking it due to tiredness, diarrhea, and decreased appetite.
Tyson Foods, largest poultry producer in the nation is set to stop feeding its chickens antibiotics that are used for people by 2017.
A Danish study found that chemicals found in pizza boxes and burger wrappers could increase risk of miscarriage up to 16 times. Of 392 women assessed before the twelfth week of pregnancy, 56 women who suffered a miscarriage have much higher levels of these water and grease-resistant chemicals, called perfluorinated alkylated substances (PFAS), in their blood. PFAS used widely in greaseproof food packaging, in fast food and microwaveable popcorn. The chemicals also used in outdoor clothing to provide waterproof qualities.
Around 90% of people aren’t getting enough of an important nutrient that could prevent Alzheimer’s and other degenerative neurological diseases. It is found in olive oil, and in almonds, sunflower seeds and avocados. This all important nutrient is Vitamin E.
The United States government has lowered fluoride levels in drinking water for the first time in 50 years following research by Harvard and other institutions that high exposure to fluoride can lower your IQ and wreak havoc on your body.
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.
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