If it seems like you never see a teenager without a smartphone, it’s not your imagination playing tricks on you. Young people can scarcely live without their mobile devices, but that undying devotion could make their lives woefully unhappy, new data shows.
Scientists and environmentalists are concerned that a new technique for generated “supercharged” genetically modified organisms (GMOs) could be misused and trigger a health emergency or natural disaster.
A full report on glyphosate’s ability to cause cancer is making waves throughout the world. Glyphosate is the key component in Monsanto’s Roundup.
Another dead whale washes up on Pacifica beach — Yet another dead whale washed up at a Pacifica beach in what has become an inexplicable summer trend, marine officials reported… The whale that washed up Sunday is just the latest in a string of mysterious dead whales found in the area. A humpback whale washed up on Sharp Park Beach in Pacifica in May, and in April the rotting carcass of a sperm whale on the beach near Mori Point left scientists baffled as a dissection revealed no official cause of death.
We are about to enter August. And that’s a special month in India. Each year, on the 15th, the country commemorates the anniversary of independence from Britain. To mark the occasion, official public celebrations take place in Delhi with flag waving and fly-pasts, and the corporate media is awash with patriotic sentiments. Behind the scenes, however, agriculture, the very heart and soul of the nation, will continue to be restructured for the benefit of foreign interests, raising the question: just where does the notion independence sit with such a policy?
The WHO has already declared that five of the major chemical herbicides used to grow GMO crops are either likely or definitely cancerous, yet the USA still makes secret trade deals that would allow biotech to push their genetically modified ‘food’ on Americans who don’t want to eat it.
Amy’s Restaurant completely packed with long lines in the dining area and drive-thru, reported wait times of 15-20 minutes, can barely keep up with demand. Pays workers a living wage with health benefits; believed to be the first vegetarian fast food restaurant.
Children 18 months old having multiple rotten teeth pulled out, parents feed toddlers soft drinks. Dentist Rob Beaglehole:" pulled several teeth from 18-month-old, treated 2-year-old, had been drinking Coke from baby bottle, child's teeth dissolved down to gum line and bleeding. Extracted 11 teeth from 3-year-old, parents let him drink Coke to "keep him happy".
Dean Wharmby daily chugged 7-8 energy drinks, gorged on fatty foods, burgers, pizza, bacon sandwiches; took steroids to bulk up. Died of liver cancer; age 39. Fatty foods can cause a condition: non-alcoholic steotohepatitis, can lead to liver failure, cancer. Energy drinks linked to 184,000 deaths globally since 2010.
Scientist says unexplained mass whale deaths off Alaska island may remain a mystery — Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales… 10 fin whales [and] eight humpback whales… scientists speculate the animals might have eaten something toxic…
New study has shown that pharmaceutical drugs cause more overdoses and deaths than all illegal drugs. According to government’s own statistics, on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, deaths relating to pharmaceutical drugs rose to23,000 last year, over half of total overdose deaths in the country.
Officials in city of Corpus Christi, Texas, did not warn its residents of E.coli contamination in water supply until several hours after confirming it at 9 a.m. on Friday – 7.5 hours after establishing the bacteria’s presence. Under state law, the city had until 9 a.m. to issue the warning.
Recent study from Germany found that 16 mothers in several different areas of the country tested for high levels of glyphosate in their breastmilk. Moms Across America, Sustainable Pulse study found 3 out of 10 moms tested had levels ten times higher allowed in drinking water.–Monsanto own test through Washington State University,found American mothers’ breast milk glyphosate-free.
Senior U.S. health officials squelched Food and Drug Administration proposal that would curb dentists' use of mercury fillings in cavities, one of the planet's nastiest toxins because it attacks the central nervous system, after a cost-benefit analysis by officials at the Department of Health and Human Services. Consumer lawyers pressing government to ban the compounds, as Denmark, Norway and Sweden have done.
House Agricultural Committee approved measure that bans mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods, prevents cities and counties from banning GMO crops in their jurisdictions. Several counties in California and Oregon already have bans in place, threatens those restrictions. Paves way to preventing companies from telling you their food is GMO free.
GM soy is toxic to kidneys, liver, and reproductive system, almost 90 percent of soy grown in the US is genetically modified. DNA fragmentation increased significantly after rats fed GM soy Chromosomal, aberrations were observed.
According to a new study. Nuking your food in a Tupperware container unleashes a slew of toxic chemicals into the food, some of which cause insulin resistance and high blood pressure, two factors in diabetes. Even when unheated, the chemicals enter the body at small doses; Dr. Leonardo Transande, professor at NYU Langone Medical Center. “Heating enhances contamination.”
If your food isn’t certified organic, you’re consuming toxic food. Monsanto’s Round Up ‘pre-harvest’ spraying guide meant for conventional farmers recommends they spray crops just three days prior to harvest, they don’t just mean on GMO crops. Monsanto recommends spraying for: Wheat, Oats, Non-GMO Canola, Flax, Peas, Lentils, Non-GMO Soybeans, Dry Beans, Sugar Cane.
FDA calls MSG ‘generally recognized as safe,’ though the ingredient has been found to cause skin rashes, itching, hives, vomiting, asthma, heart irregularities, seizures, chest pain, nausea, weakness, and especially headaches and migraines, among other health issues.
SERMO represent 358,000 members, all verified and credentialed physicians. doctors primarily in the United States and Canada, network expanding to include global community. Of all doctors asked if GM foods should be labeled, 68 percent thought people should have right to know what is in their food.
Dr. Farid Fata admitted to falsely diagnosing patients with cancer, treating patients who did require treatment, over treating genuine cancer patients; pled guilty to fraud, lying to patients and insurance companies. Received $62 million from medicare. Many suffer permanent side effects due to overtreatment with chemo, hydration, iron infusions, blood transfusions, steroid injections,radiation treatments. Possibile 175-year prison sentence, his attorneys want that lowered to 25 years.
Past five years have seen the most growth of organic food demand, so high, it has surpassed current domestic supply. Many organic U.S. farms closed down due to lawsuits against them by Monsanto. U.S. was once biggest exporter of organic food; now spends more than $1 billion per year to import it, mostly from European Union (EU).
if a company decides a food additive it wants to use is safe, then it’s safe; case closed. All the company has to do is declare that the additive is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) without any involvement from the FDA.
Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Health and Human Services: Thousands of dentists implicated in questionable Medicaid bills for excessive, needless services to low-income children. Twenty-four services per day is average; two dentists averaged more than 500; one dentist provided 1,658 services in a single day. One dentist performed nineteen root canals—in addition to twenty-one other services on five year old child. Most children this age have twenty teeth.
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.
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.
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.
Fast food chains and other food companies have announced their transition toward healthier ingredients. Disturbing to learn about the ingredients being removed before making a switch to cleaner food. Titanium dioxide — a chemical that can be found in sunscreen, cosmetics, paints, and so on dyes, artificial spices (i.e., fake black pepper), and antibiotics.
A federal judge in southern Oregon recently decided to uphold Jackson County’s ban on genetically engineered crops after two alfalfa farms requested that the ban be blocked. The county successfully passed a GMO ban in 2014 after a group of local petitioners in Oregon called GMO-Free Jackson County, filed petitions with over 6,700 signatures in January of 2013
There are now more than 50,000 different pesticides being manufactured with over 600 ‘active’ ingredients – and yet we still have pests.
According to the New York Times, Similac’s parent company Abbott said it would first offer a “non-G.M.O.” version of its best-selling Similac Advance, followed by a non-G.M.O. version of Similac Sensitive.
Genetically modified organisms or GMOs and processed foods are being pushed out and more and more natural foods are moving in, people thinking about eating healthier and there is so much information available to them.
Egypt will import vaccines from Russia, Yelena Magdi, the chief of the department of medicine and pharmaceutics of the Russian-Egyptian Business Council. "At the moment, Egypt purchases all the active ingredients for medicines in India and China, local companies are interested in supplies of products of a better quality from Russia.
Pentagon has admitted that – oops – the U.S. military accidentally shipped samples of live anthrax to private research labs in nine states: California, Texas, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York.
Food & Water Watch and Water Defense call on California Governor Jerry Brown to protect Americans who consume California produce by ending using toxic oil field wastewater for irrigation. Testing by Water Defense found toxic industrial chemicals in the recycled oil field wastewater used to irrigate crops in California.
Extra virgin olive oil has the capacity to induce rapid death in cancer cells while leaving healthy cells intact. The many implicated health benefits of olive oil is well known, however scientists have been unable to effectively confirm the anti-cancer phenomenon until now. The processing of olive oils also highly differentiates the concentration of anti-cancer compounds.
Wal-Mart Stores said its U.S. units asking meat suppliers to reduce use of antibiotics in animals, joining list of U.S. companies that have responded to consumer and government concerns over excess use of drugs in livestock, will also ask suppliers to provide annual reports on antibiotics management and animal welfare.
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut have announced that they will be removing artificial ingredients from their food items – a change undoubtedly sparked by our collective desire for food that is free of questionable ingredients.
The following 25 questions can no longer be ignored. The American people want answers to each and every one of them. They especially want those answers — NOW — in light of the ever-increasing incidence of Autism, ADHD, Allergies, Auto-immune disorders and other childhood illnesses which were rare just a couple of decades ago.
Efforts to publicize a class action lawsuit against Monsanto for false advertising it’s best-selling herbicide Roundup filed in Los Angeles County Court on April 20, 2015 have been rejected by almost every mainstream media outlet.
Major oat buyer Grain Millers, based in Western Canada, announced it will no longer source oats coated with glyphosate. Why would companies continue to choose pesticides and GMOs when consumers are demanding organic?
New piece by USA Today, article say that anyone who is concerned about GMOs is akin to a conspiracy theorist that believes Elvis is still alive, blame concern over Monsanto’s creations as ‘ignorance and hysteria.’
One of the Canada’s most outspoken advocates on the ties between the tar sands and adverse health effects has been dismissed from his job without notice.
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.
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.
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.
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