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.
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.
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.
Farmers who are using antibiotics to keep pests away from their crops are making children allergic to the fruits and vegetables they grow, research suggests. Children are popping up with allergies to fruits and vegetables all the time, but what they are really allergic to is what is sprayed on the plants.
Several cases of measles outbreaks occurring in children who had just been vaccinated," with DNA and genetic fingerprinting, what strains they were and it was the vaccine strain that they were infected with. They become sick from measles from the strain that they were vaccinated with, they were contagious."
Federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit over the carcinogenic additive, 4-methylimidazole (4-MeI) in Diet Pepsi. California’s Prop 65, 4-MeI on state list of substances that can cause cancer. World Health Organization also classified 4-MeI as a possible carcinogen.
Children’s Tylenol agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge of knowingly selling adulterated bottles of its painkillers for children and infants. The drugs were recalled in 2010 because they contained metal particles.
Intentional mutation, a new way that biotech is getting around regulatory approval for genetically modified crops. Genome editing will be used instead of previous methods for altering living organisms by genetically altering DNA material through artificial manipulation in a laboratory. In this way, they can bypass FDA and other agencies trying to ban GMOs.
The FDA has hidden many of its own findings about toxicity of GM crops. Violated federal food safety laws by giving a rubber stamp to ‘food’ items that should have had to prove certain standards through rigorous testing. The public unwittingly ate foods they did not know were dangerous due to their failure to regulate.
“The township will end its mass medication of the public by ending the use of fluoride in the water system,” said Republican David Stahl, mayor of East Brunswick, last month during his state of the township address.
McDonald’s announced intent to remove certain antibiotics from their chicken products, milk which has not been treated with Monsanto’s rBST growth hormone. Is this due to the latest earnings projections showing McDonald’s had become irrelevant to a world no longer interested in junk food? Still leaves French fries that contain silicone normally used in silly putty and petro-based chemicals
OSU: all first-year students who attend at least half-time with one on-campus course will have to be fully vaccinated. OSU says new students will be required to submit proof of vaccinations, students who don’t will have a hold placed on their account. The school says it will grant exemptions for religious and medical reasons. US government openly admits vaccines can cause polio, seizures and death in published 'Vaccine Injury Table'
A new study has just been published showing that farmers in Sri Lanka exposed to glyphosate through drinking water are 5 times more likely to develop chronic kidney failure than those who don’t drink herbicide-polluted water.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has a section on its National Vaccine Injury Compensation (NVIC) Program website entitled "Vaccine Injury Table" that openly lists all the severe injuries and conditions that can occur from vaccinations, including things like brain damage, paralytic polio and death!
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe.
Dr. Stephanie Seneff senior scientist at MIT: we are facing an epidemic of autism that may result in one half of all children being affected by autism in ten years, cites Monsanto herbicide Roundup as the culprit for the escalating incidence of autism and other neurological disorders.
A potentially deadly bacteria has been accidentally released from a high-security research laboratory leading to serious safety fears. The bacteria, primarily found in south-east Asia, can spread to animals and humans through direct contact with contaminated soil and water.
Standard root canal procedure kills the tooth by removing all the dental pulp. The dental pulp contains the blood supply, nerves, and connective tissue. Once the pulp chamber in the center of the tooth is emptied of these vital tissues, it is incapable of carrying on necessary functions.
Dementia is the loss of mental functions like thinking, memory, and reasoning that is so severe that it interferes with a person’s daily functioning. Dementia develops when the parts of the brain that are involved in learning, memory, decision-making, and language are affected by a variety of infections or disease.
: Frito-Lays SunChips have just tested positive for weed killer and GMO ingredients. The chips are marketed as a ‘healthy’ alternative to regular chips. Frito-Lay owned by Pepsi-Co one of the largest contributors to the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association (GMA), responsible for fighting GMO labeling.
Researchers at Dartmouth College found that urinary arsenic in bottle-fed babies was a lot higher than in babies, who receive natural milk from their mothers.
A new study out of the UK shows once again just how dangerous water fluoridation is. 98 percent of GP practices found that high rates of underactive thyroid were 30 percent more likely to show up in areas with, the greatest degree of water fluoridation.
Nestle said it would be removing ingredients such as GMO, Red 40, Yellow 5, and artificial vanillin from its chocolate in the U.S. According to the former CEO and now Chairman of the largest food product manufacturer in the world, corporations should own every drop of water on the planet — and you’re not getting any unless you pay up.
Hershey recently announced that it will soon remove genetically modified ingredients from its milk chocolate and Kisses by the end of 2015. The company is pledging to shift to ‘simple ingredients,’ exemplified by removal of emulsifier polyglycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR) and artificial vanillin.
Mainstream economists are sounding the alarm over the financial decline of both fast food giant McDonald’s and biotech juggernaut Monsanto. CNN Money admits that with public knowledge expanding over these meal options, McDonald’s is fighting to stay relevant. As information continues to spread on toxic substances in fast food, GMOs these two companies (and many others) will experience economic backlash.
Most of the almonds sold in the U.S. have been fumigated with propylene oxide, a chemical that even the CDC has admitted causes cancer.
former BA pilot calls the disease 'the airlines' dirty little secret.'For years he suffered numbness in his fingers and feet and nausea. Believed they come from breathing chemicals pumped through cabin. Fumes from jet fuel are seeping into the air systems of planes and poisoning crew and passengers.
Study published by the the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers in the journal Molecular and Cellular Oncology: compound in olive oil capable of killing cancer cells ‘within 30 minutes to an hour, doesn’t harm healthy cells. studies exist on the compound’s other benefits include potential effects on: Inflammation; Tumor suppression; Osteoporosis; Age-related disease; Alzheimer’s disease.
Media reports have claimed that there is no scientific evidence supporting the link between vaccines and autism. Here we provide for the reader research that demonstrates the link between vaccines and autism, and the mechanisms by which vaccines can cause autism. *The list has been updated and now contains 97 citations.
Evidence from an Interpol investigation reveals that many ‘brand-name’ food items may actually be comprised of some very different ingredients than advertised UK, Thailand, two of the nations operations through which government officials are cracking down on entire factories churning out phony food items from fake antifreeze vodka to phony butter.
The hepatitis A cases are linked with Nanna’s Frozen Mixed Berries, with three other brands pulled off shelves as a precaution, only common link between the cases is consumption of this product — there is no overseas travel or common restaurant exposure.”
Too insane; modify some spider venom properties and create the new Viagra.
Consumer demand for organic food is seeing double digit growth year over year. Organic food sales will reach a $35 billion this year.
ice cream giant Breyers has decided to stop using milk from cows treated with the controversial, artificial growth hormone rBST. This news makes it even more apparent that a food awakening is happening as consumers demand additive-free food.
ingredients you can find in many fast food meals:
Dimethylpolysiloxane – A chemical known for its use in silicone breast implants, silly putty, and also… chicken nuggets
Propylene glycol – A laxative chemical and electronic cigarette filler that even e-cigarette companies are beginning to phase out
Azodicarbonamide – A chemical used in the creation of foamed plastic items like yoga mats
Study carried out by Penn state food scientists green tea’s anti-cancer effects, finding that a compound in green tea may be capable of destroying oral cancer cells while leaving healthy cells completely unharmed.
Like most cans, beer cans are lined with epoxy that contains bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical that keeps foods from reacting to aluminum, associated with a range of ailments, cancer, reproductive trouble, irregular brain development in kids. BPA well established as an endocrine-disrupting chemical.
Gums makes foods feel thicker, creamier, and richer, more appealing stabilize foods so they can maintain consistency while sitting packaged in a grocery or convenience store for months, cost less than real food ingredients they are replacing, higher profits.
Denmark, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries is working toward what has been deemed the ‘world’s most ambitious’ plan for surging organic food across the country, new strategy involves doubling organic farming.
Here are 3 fairly inexpensive whole food supplements that can provide the depth of nutrition most health-conscious people are seeking: 1. Bee Pollen, 2. Spirulina, 3. Alfalfa.
Investigation by the New York State attorney general’s office into store-brand supplements at GNC, Target, Walgreens and Wal-Mart. All received cease-and-desist letters demanding that they stop selling a number of their dietary supplements, few of which were found to contain the herbs shown on their labels and many of which included potential allergens not identified in the ingredients list. “Contamination, substitution and falsely labeling herbal products constitute deceptive business practices and health risks for consumers.
Professor Anne Glover former chief scientific adviser to the European Commission: it is “very clear GM is safe.” “Many people are against GM technology or crops because of an ideological position, but the evidence is very clear GM is safe.”
Vote turned back with only 4.16% of the shareholders in favor of “working with regulators on GMO labeling guidelines.”
An analysis of 200 FDA-backed pharmaceutical drugs even found that almost 33% of approved drugs were granted the approval over a single piece of clinical study. Marijuana and its use has been studied over the course of the last few decades more than many FDA-approved pharmaceutical drugs. Websites have even compiled hundreds of studies surrounding marijuana.
Recent research has given us at least one good to drink some brew. The new study has identified a compound in hops known as xanthohumol (or Xn) which has been shown to improve cognitive function and help slow dementia.
EPA is allowing farmers to increase concentration levels of herbicides to spray on U.S. genetically modified soy and corn crops. Additionally, non-GM crops are also being sprayed with hazardous chemicals, cannot be washed off food.
Independent DNA lab testing has verified that 100% of the corn in Kellogg’s Froot Loops is genetically modified corn, containing DNA sequences known to be present in insecticide producing Bt and Roundup Ready corn. The soy also contained DNA sequences known to be present in Roundup Ready GMO soy
Canadian city of Winnipeg is under a water boil advisory after testing found E. coli and other bacteria in the water supply No reports of water-related illnesses. High amount of chlorine found in the same water samples which suggest that any bacteria or viruses present in the water would likely be killed".
Russia's Vologda region local parliament banned the sale of fizzy caffeinated drinks such as Coca Cola, Dr Pepper and Mountain Dew to minors. stores will now have to ask for identification when selling certain soft drinks. Restriction does not extend to tea or coffee.
Doctors at the American Pediatric Academy asked federal officials to reclassify cannabis as it may help sick children including those suffering from seizure disorders, suggested to legalize Marijuana and proposed that federal officials should reclassify cannabis as a less dangerous drug to promote vital medical research.
a compound in brown mustard called allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) was 100% effective at keeping cancer from spreading to muscles’ cells from the bladder, and bladder cancer growth within the organ was reduced by 34% in a recently conducted experiment.
EFSA, which carries the scientific risk assessment on behalf of the EU, says exposure from a diet, or from a combination of sources such as a diet, dust, cosmetics and thermal paper, is considerably under the safe level, also known as the 'tolerable daily intake. BPA is a chemical compound used in the manufacture of food contact materials such as re-usable plastic tableware. Residues of BPA can migrate into food and beverages and be ingested.
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