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EU to approve new GM crop, ignoring majority members’ opposition

February 11th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/eu-approve-gm-crop-608/

The European Commission is set to authorize the growing of genetically modified maize on European soil, despite 19 member states voting against the move, highlighting the “absurd” rules of weighted votes in the EU. UK and Spain in favor of GM crops, Germany abstained, France against their introduction.

Government Labels those who Grow Their Own Food ‘Extremists’

February 11th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/government-labels-grow-food-extremists/

Department of Defense, have now called people who grow their own food ‘radical’ and extremists. In addition, it says, “Nowadays, instead of dressing in sheets or publically espousing hate messages, many extremists will talk of individual liberties, states’ rights, and how to make the world a better place.”

Exxon oil spill town 'deserted land', residents still getting sick, forced to abandon homes -Video

February 11th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/mayflower-keystone-oil-pipeline-410/

ExxonMobil’s pipeline burst spilled thousands of barrels of Canadian crude oil in a suburban area near Mayflower, Arkansas. Officials say area is safe to live in. But locals are complaining about health problems, dizziness, headaches, nausea – prompting many to move away.

World’s first’ farmer trial over GM crop contamination begins in Australia

February 10th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/gm-crop-contamination-australia-371/

Landmark legal battle between two farmers over alleged GM contamination has started in the Western Australian Supreme Court. The case is expected to determine GM farmers’ liability if their crops affect neighboring territories. Lawyers say it is the world’s first trial over GM contamination.

Israeli forces uproot 300 olive trees in Bethlehem area village

Link: http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=671358

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli troops on Thursday accompanied bulldozers to Bethlehem village of Wadi Fukin where bulldozers destroyed 300 newly planted olive trees, despite locals' attempts to stop them. Clashes broke out between Israel forces and locals as they tried to defend their lands.

Manufacturer Tried to Hide Results of Testing of Blood Thinner Implicated in 1,000 Deaths

February 9th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Manufacturer_Tried_to_Hide_Results_of_Testing_of_Blood_Thinner_Implicated_in_1%2C000_Deaths/32744/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The manufacturer of a blood-thinning drug tried to hide results of an internal study that the manufacturer feared would hurt sales of the widely-advertised medication, according to recently-unsealed court documents. Manufacturer of Pradaxa, being sued by patients and their families.

Vancouver home to Canada's first crackpipe vending machines

February 9th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Vancouver_home_to_Canada%27s_first_crackpipe_vending_machines/32747/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Canada's first-ever crackpipe vending machines, installed in bid to curb the spread of disease among drug users, dispense Pyrex crackpipes for 25 cents. Pipes very durable, less likely to chip cut drug users' mouths, helps stop spread communicable diseases including HIV and hepatitis C.

US prison to charge inmates for meals

February 9th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/09/349862/us-prison-to-charge-inmates-for-meals/

A prison in Nevada County is moving ahead with a rare plan to charge inmates for food and medical care, plan angered human rights groups. Claim move is “cruel” punishment. $6 a day for meals, $10 for each doctor visit and $5 for initial booking into the jail. Unconstitutional — cruel and unusual punishment.”

Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled

February 8th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Zionism, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Fake-food_scandal_revealed_as_tests_show_third_of_products_mislabelled/32716/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Consumers are being sold food including mozzarella that is less than half real cheese. herbal tea that neither herb nor tea but glucose powder laced with withdrawn prescription drug for obesity 13 times normal dose. Beef adulterated with pork. fruit juices included brominated vegetable oil, for use in flame retardants.

Canada River Loaded with Artificial Sweeteners, Flows Into Great Lakes

February 7th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/canada-river-flows-great-lakes-loaded-artificial-sweeteners/

New study published in PloS One: Canada’s Grand River, which flows into Lake Erie in U.S. used for drinking water has highest concentration of artificial sweeteners in surface waters worldwide. River tested for four most popular artificial sweeteners: sucralose, acesulfame, saccharin, cyclamate.

Iranian president announces ‘RouhaniCare,’ insurance plan

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Iran, Health

Link: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/iranian-president-announces-rouhanicare-universal-health-care-plan/

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani announced Wednesday his plan to extend universal health insurance to all Iranians in a new program that the president himself referred to as RouhaniCare on Twitter. The Western-educated president, tweeted that his plan should cover an additional 5 million people.

Obama Considering Three Year Extension To Obamacare

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Obama_Considering_Three_Year_Extension_To_Obamacare/32681/0/38/38/Y/M.html

AP reports that the White House is now considering an extension of the president's decision to let people keep their individual insurance policies even if they are not compliant with the health care overhaul, may let policyholders keep that coverage for an additional three years.

Massive Coal Ash Spill Chokes North Carolina River as EPA Considers Waste Rules

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/21688-massive-coal-ash-spill-chokes-north-carolina-river-as-epa-considers-waste-rules

A ruptured Duke Energy pipe in Eden, North Carolina, caused release of 82,000 tons of toxic coal ash, 27 million gallons of contaminated water into the Dan River. Entire river is eerie unnatural ashen color. State regulators testing river for pollution. Coal ash produced by coal-burning power plants.

Chamomile: A Natural Cancer Fighter and Sleep Promoter

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/chamomile-just-sleep-anxiety-cancer/

Chamomile plant is great for promoting relaxation and deep sleep from its use in many nighttime teas. Research shows chamomile is able to trigger cancer cell death, a phenomena known as apoptosis. It’s active component, apigenin, can shorten the lifespan and the prolioferation of breast cancer cells.

Monsanto CEO Admits they Need More Propaganda to Defeat GMO Activists

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-ceo-admits-propaganda-needed-defeat-gmo-activists/

Monsanto’s CEO admitted that the industry needs to do more to sway the public and convince everyone that GMOs are the one and only answer. “We simply haven’t engaged enough at the level we should have with all of our audiences, and for that, we apologize,” “There’s a recognition we need to do more.”

Alaska to vote on pot legislation this August

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/alaska-marijuana-legalization-bill-903/

Petition that would let residents of the forty-ninth state vote to make pot legal for adults surpassed a 30,169 signature threshold, clearing the way for issue to appear in ballot booths during elections there on August 19. U S law considers marijuana a Schedule I narcotic on par with heroin.

Uruguay’s president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/uruguay-nobel-mujica-marijuana-849/

December 2013 Uruguay became first country in the world to fully legalize production and sale of the popular herb. Under the new law, which comes into full effect in early April. Drugs Peace Institute, supported marijuana legalization endorsed his candidacy, political party Frente Amplio, the PlantaTuPlanta.

Scientists talk of 'pandemic potential' after first confirmed human death from new strain of bird flu

February 5th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/scientists-talk-of-pandemic-potential-after-first-confirmed-human-death-from-new-strain-of-bird-flu-9107345.html

Pandemic potential of new strain of bird flu H10N8, scientists believe may have originated in wild birds, later spread to poultry, Concerns the virus has evolved so that it can transfer easily from birds to humans. Another bird flu strain, H7N9, infected 286 people since last year, causing 60 deaths.

In US, ‘Natural’ Food Label Means Nothing

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/In_US%2C_%E2%80%98Natural%E2%80%99_Food_Label_Means_Nothing/32650/0/38/38/Y/M.html

In the United States, pre-packaged foods loaded with artificial ingredients and chemicals can make it onto grocery store shelves boasting the label “natural.”In America, no definition of “natural.” Consumer advocates threaten lawsuits against big food giants, alleging their claims are misleading and illegal.

Caution: GMO Non-Browning ‘Arctic Apple’ Coming Soon – Would you eat it?

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/biotech-serving-gmo-apples/

Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) offering the latest GMO, named the Arctic Apple. The company will offer its first non-browning apple. claims that GMO foods are highly regulated, naming Health Canada and the US FDA as sources of responsibility for food safety.

Naringin (in Grapefruit) Reduces Cervical & Breast Cancer Tumors by up to 75%

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/naringin-grapefruit-reduces-cervical-breast-cancer-tumors-75/

Studies show how people suffering from cancerous tumors due to malnutrition and cachexia (high levels of inflammatory cytokines in their cells which causes weakening or severe illness) responded exceptionally well to treatment with naringin, a compound found in grapefruit.

Deputy drug czar reluctantly admits marijuana is less deadly than alcohol -Video

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/02/04/deputy-drug-czar-reluctantly-admits-marijuana-is-less-deadly-than-alcohol/

The deputy director of the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy admitted Tuesday that marijuana was less deadly than alcohol, said marijuana was a dangerous drug even though it was not associated with deaths.

Pot buyers add more than $1M to Colorado tax coffers

February 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Economic, Politics, Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10024443945

In the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, retailers say they have collected $1.24 million in tax revenue. Likely will exceed a quarter of a million dollars a day, putting it on pace to near $100 million annually. took in $39.9 million in sales,taxes from alcoholic beverages in fiscal 2013,

FDA Approves Digestible Pill Camera Created by Defense Contractor -Video

February 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/FDA_Approves_Digestible_Pill_Camera_Created_by_Defense_Contractor_/32614/0/0/0/Y/M.html

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a digestible pill (DP) called the PillCam , designed by Given Imaging, Ltd (GIL), an Israeli-based corporation that develops defense systems for military applications. Mini camera can take photos of the intestinal tract for an estimated 8 hours while recording.

Iran Giving Food Away to Millions for Relief

February 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Iran, Health

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/04/world/middleeast/irans-government-begins-handing-out-food-packages.html?hpw&rref=world&_r=1

Iran government started handing out food packages for millions of its citizens to help those with low income, try to lower inflation on food.Long lines , where food is distributed. Food package contains 20 pounds of rice two frozen chickens , three dozen eggs, two quarts of vegetable oil, two packs of cheese.

Rising Food Allergies Triggered by GMO Ingredients In 80% of Groceries?

February 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/02/rising-food-allergies-triggered-by-gmo.html

Food allergies have become more common or more intense over the past couple of decade, Crohn’s Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Celiac’s Disease, gluten intolerance, eczema, AH/HD and many more conditions with common underlying digestive and gastrointestinal triggers.

Medical Marijuana Users in Illinois to Forfeit Right to Bear Arms

February 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/medical-marijuana-users-will-forfeit-right-bear-arms/

Illinois allowing patients with over 41 medical conditions, including cancer, AIDS to legally smoke pot, new plan proposed by state officials Tuesday will require them to give up their Second Amendment rights the right to own a gun, also be fingerprinted, have a background check pay $150 a year for the right to smoke.

Chick-Fil-A Plans to Remove Dyes, High-Fructose Corn Syrup

February 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/chick-fil-plans-remove-dyes-high-fructose-corn-syrup/

Blogger Vani Hari exposed the entire ingredient’s list of a chicken sandwich from the restaurant. Over 100 ingredients including GMOs, MSG, refined grains, artificial colors,TBHQ, derived from butane. Representatives from Chick-fil-A confirmed they are working on improving, going through menu.

Underground Nuclear Explosion At Crippled Japan Atomic Plant Shocks World

February 2nd, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.whatdoesitmean.com/index1729.htm

Two underground atomic explosions occur at Fukushima 31 December, the first measuring 5.1 magnitude in intensity, followed by smaller 3.6 magnitude explosion moments later. radiation from Fukushima will be 10-times bigger than all of the Radiation from the entire world’s nuclear tests throughout history combined

Mississippi town evacuated after train derailment spills flammable chemicals

January 31st, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/mississippi-train-derailment-chemicals-496/

Dozens of families were forced from their southeastern Mississippi homes Friday after a train derailed, tipping over cars carrying fuel oil and methanol and causing officials to grow concerned about another potentially deadly chemical spill.

Keystone pipeline won’t hurt environment much, US govt report says

January 31st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/keystone-pipeline-us-environment-report-495/

State Department took no position on the project, stopped short of recommending if the line should be built, claim the pipeline more environmentally sound than other options. Approval or denial of any single project unlikely to significantly affect the rate of extraction of oil, oil sands, or refining of heavy crude in US.

Hunter-gatherer European had blue eyes and dark skin

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25885519

Genetic tests reveal that a hunter-gatherer who lived 7,000 years ago had dark skin and hair, blue eyes. Two hunter-gatherer skeletons were discovered in a cave in mountains of Spain in 2006. Found that the early European was most closely genetically related to people in Sweden and Finland.

Private enterprise could help revive Soviet-era ‘sobering stations’

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://rt.com/politics/russia-drinking-sobering-private-400/

Initiative to bring back ‘sobering stations’ has received support from Health Ministry .Activists insist only participation of socially-responsible businessmen can make such enterprises humane, effective. Objective was to save residents who had drunk themselves senseless from freezing to death.

Garlic Proven to Kill Brain Cancer Cells, Prevent Future Growth

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/garlic-proven-kill-brain-cancer-cells/

Medical University of South Carolina: organo-sulfur compounds in garlic can in fact kill brain cancer cells without disturbing healthy cells. cancer industry encourages “proven medical treatments” early as possible, surgery, radiation, chemotherapy.

Hundreds file lawsuit against makers of Fukushima nuclear plant

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/japan-fukushima-nuclear-lawsuit-416/

1,400 people filed joint lawsuit against three companies that manufactured Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, saying they should be financially liable for damage caused by its 2011 meltdowns, seeking compensation of 100 yen ($1) each, say lawsuit meant to set new legal precedent on current regulations.

Medical marijuana touches off big debate in Sunshine State

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/01/30/medical-marijuana-touches-off-big-debate-in-sunshine-state/?intcmp=latestnews

In November, Florida voters will decide whether the Sunshine State will be the next laboratory of democracy to legalize medical marijuana. If 60 percent of voters go for it, doctors could prescribe marijuana for patients with "certain medical conditions" and "debilitating diseases.

Leaked! Food Lobby Threatens to Sue Any State that Tries to Label GMOs -Video

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/01/leaked-food-lobby-threatens-to-sue-any.html

Grocery Manufacturer’s Association, lobby group that represents 300+ companies intimidate legislators with threats of lawsuits should they attempt to back a GMO labeling law in their state. Companies that sell GMOs are doing everything they can to keep people from knowing it.

Medicare Semantics Can Cost Seniors Big Bucks

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/01/medicare-semantics-can-cost-seniors-big.html

Caution about certain words on hospital admission forms. “Inpatient” admission designation means a Medicare patient will not have to pay the hospital bill, only the deductibles or co-pays, depending upon the patient’s plan. Under Observation,” then the patient is liable for any rehab therapies the patient may need.

West Virginia official says residents are breathing cancer-causing agent after chemical spill

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/West_Virginia_official_says_residents_are_breathing_cancer-causing_agent_after_chemical_spill/32465/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A West Virginia state official told legislators on Wednesday that he “can guarantee” some residents are breathing in a cancer-causing substance due to the chemical spill that occurred earlier in January, breaking down into formaldehyde in the shower or in the water system, and they're inhaling it."

Snakebite victim charged $89,000 for 18-hour hospital stay

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://news.yahoo.com/snake-bite-89000-162515519.html

A snakebite victim treated in North Carolina hospital received $89,227 bill for 18-hour stay. According to his bill, hospital charged $81,000 for a four-vial dose of the medication. He found the same vials online for retail prices as low as $750. Hospital reduced bill to $20,227 because of contract with insurer.

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