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John Robbins: Is the USDA Really Dumb Enough To Approve Agent Orange Corn?

John Robbins: Is the USDA Really Dumb Enough To Approve Agent Orange Corn?

The Obama administration announced last week that it expects to approve corn and soybeans that have been genetically engineered by Dow Chemical company to tolerate the toxic herbicide — 2,4-D. They are planning this approval despite the fact that use of this herbicide is associated with increased rates of deadly immune system cancers, Parkinson’s disease, endocrine disruption, birth defects, and many other serious kinds of illness and reproductive problems.

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4 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Detox in 2014

4 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Detox in 2014

If you haven’t been feeling gossamer with energy lately, glistening like the being of light you truly are, and instead are overflowing with the putrefied, poisonous substances that are the envenomed bile of a corporate-run world, then have no fear. There are ridiculously easy and down-right cheap ways to clean the muck from the body and mind so that you start feeling you belong in the realm of bodhisattvas and angels, ingénues and ethereal warriors…

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Phytonutrients In Cranberries Block Cancer Cells

Posted by on January 15, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Phytonutrients In Cranberries Block Cancer Cells

Cranberries are unusually rich in the antioxidant compounds, proanthocyanins – that are well known for their ability to prevent urinary tract infections. Recently, scientists discovered that this same compound, and other bioactive nutrients in cranberries, can help to block cancer cells from growing out of control.

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How Baking Soda Helps Cancer Patients

Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 8 Comments
How Baking Soda Helps Cancer Patients

Sodium bicarbonate, better known as baking soda, has been used for decades as a first line of defense against every kind of ‘acidic’ health problem – including cancer. Naturally, the question remains – is there any proof that baking soda is a defense against cancer or any other chronic disease?

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GMO Victory: Maine Second State to Enact GMO Labeling

GMO Victory: Maine Second State to Enact GMO Labeling

In another blow against the propaganda machine that has been fueled by GMO juggernauts like Monsanto and others, Maine will now become the second state (after Connecticut) to launch mandatory labeling for food products that contain genetically modified ingredients. A major victory, though it does contain a stipulation: Five nearby states must also adopt GMO labeling legislation.

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MUST SEE: Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory Over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue

Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 2 Comments
MUST SEE: Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory Over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue

The US Supreme Court upheld biotech giant Monsanto’s claims on genetically-engineered seed patents and the company’s ability to sue farmers whose fields are inadvertently contaminated with Monsanto materials. The high court left intact Monday a federal appeals court decision that threw out a 2011 lawsuit from the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association and over 80 other plaintiffs against Monsanto that sought to challenge the agrochemical company’s aggressive claims on patents of genetically-modified seeds. The suit also aimed to curb Monsanto from suing anyone whose field is contaminated by such seeds.

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Fluoride: Calcifier of the Soul

Posted by on January 13, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Fluoride: Calcifier of the Soul

The philosopher René Decartes (1596-1650) identified the pineal gland as the “seat of the soul.” Research has shown that fluoride accumulates in the pineal gland with age and is associated with enhanced gland calcification.

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GMO and ‘Natural’ Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain

GMO and ‘Natural’ Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain

2014 is shaping up to be a decisive year for the future of food and farming. Grassroots activists are gearing up for new legislative battles, including state GMO labeling laws and county bans on growing genetically engineered crops. Meanwhile the multinational food corporations last month raised the stakes in the ongoing David vs. Goliath battle by petitioning the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to allow companies to continue to label or market products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as “natural.”

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