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.
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