Hazards, Issues & Diseases

Kraft Confesses Use of Bovine Growth Hormone

Written by on March 8, 2011 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 1 Comment
Kraft Confesses Use of Bovine Growth Hormone

Kraft Foods admitted recently that they are not excluding milk originating from cows who have taken bovine growth hormones also known as BGH/BST. Monsanto created BGH tends to have less nutrition, can contain pus, and elements which may cause cancer.

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Ag Giant Monsanto Shifts All Responsibility to Farmers

Written by on February 24, 2011 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 1 Comment
Ag Giant Monsanto Shifts All Responsibility to Farmers

A farmer who signed on to Monsanto’s Technology Stewardship Agreement contract allegedly ‘went crazy’ after realizing the contract contains insidious language which puts 100% liability on the farmer. Farmers often prefer GM crops because they can be planted and sprayed with herbicides and pesticides without any detriment to the crops and very little maintenance required.

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Cancer: The Forbidden Cures

Written by on February 18, 2011 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments

Is the USDA Threatening Organic Farms and Bee Populations?

Written by on February 8, 2011 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Is the USDA Threatening Organic Farms and Bee Populations?

Despite widespread opposition to genetically modified (GM) crops, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently approved GMalfalfa, threatening organic farms across the United States. In a related development, official Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) documents that were recently leaked show that the federal bureaucracy ignored concerns from its own scientists that a new, “advanced” pesticide will likely kill honeybees.

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WHO to Investigate Link Between H1N1 Vaccine and Narcolepsy in Children

Written by on February 3, 2011 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
WHO to Investigate Link Between H1N1 Vaccine and Narcolepsy in Children

GlaxoSmithKline’s H1N1 flu vaccine is under investigation after a Finnish study found children may be nine times more likely to develop the sleeping disorder narcolepsy.  It will now be up to the World Health Organization to examine and confirm the research.  The study found that children aged four to 19 years old had the increased […]

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Bird Flu Reappears in Hong Kong

Written by on November 18, 2010 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Bird Flu Reappears in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong woman of 59 years old has become hospitalized after visiting the Chinese mainland though it has not been determined where it originated. The alert level has been elevated to “serious” which implies that there is a risk of getting the virus. In 2003 another outbreak of bird flu killed six people. Investigators […]

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Antibiotic Resistant ‘Superbug’ Threatens Medical Clinics

Written by on October 28, 2010 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Antibiotic Resistant ‘Superbug’ Threatens Medical Clinics

Health experts in the UK are reporting that it may be impossible to curtail a new strain of superbug which has appeared in hospitals and medical clinics around the country.  The bug is actually a bacteria named, New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 which so far has started in the Asian countries of India, China, and Taiwan as well […]

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