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Oregon Counties Defeat Monsanto, Ban GMO Crops

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 1 Comment
Oregon Counties Defeat Monsanto, Ban GMO Crops

Widely supported referendums banning the cultivation of genetically engineered crops passed in two Oregon counties on Tuesday. Although over $1 million was spent by outside groups, including Monsanto, to try and defeat the measures, Jackson and Josephine Counties voted 66 and 58 percent in favor respectively. RT’s Lindsay France has more on what this ban on GMO crops means for the future of food.

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On The Offensive Against GMOs with Jeffrey Smith

Posted by on May 18, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
On The Offensive Against GMOs with Jeffrey Smith

Genetic engineering of foods is one of the most controversial subjects of the last two decades. Since humans first domesticated crops and animals, people have bred different breeds and species together, to obtain better plants and animals. Jeffrey Smith is one of the world’s leading consumer advocates for unmodified foods. He recently created a full-length documentary on the subject, called Genetic Roulette. In the film, he discusses the industry, as well as the safety of the food we yet every day, and feed to our children. Smith talks about genetically-modified foods, how they can impact our health, the industries behind the controversial products, and what families can do to help protect themselves

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The Earth vs. Monsanto

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
The Earth vs. Monsanto

Here are a few brief notes about A People’s Hearing, held on 10 May 2014, in Greene County, Ohio, The Indivisible Living Entity of the Planet Earth v. Monsanto Corporation, Defendant.

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The Dirty Details Behind the Attacks on Seralini’s Notorious GMO Rat Study

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 1 Comment
The Dirty Details Behind the Attacks on Seralini’s Notorious GMO Rat Study

Remember the GMO rat study finding that rats fed GMOs developed tumors and died prematurely? After Seralini’s long term toxicity study results were publicized with displays of rats showing huge tumors, a tsunami of outrage from pro-GMO related scientists got favorable mainstream media (MSM) press. The hundreds of scientists who defended Seralini’s work were ignored. Many fence sitters were left confused and willing to side with the barking dogs of the biotechnology industry.

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The Man Who Defied A Terminal Diagnosis to Outlive His Doctors

The Man Who Defied A Terminal Diagnosis to Outlive His Doctors

The restoration of health comes from connecting back to our environment and foods that heal us, not medicine. People on the Greek island of Ikaria live unusually long lives.

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Vermont Officially Passes GMO Lableing Bill, Monsanto Announces Lawsuit

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 1 Comment
Vermont Officially Passes GMO Lableing Bill, Monsanto Announces Lawsuit

This past Thursday, Vermont’s governor finally acted on what he has been saying for a while, and has now signed a bill into law that will require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Vermont. This is the first law in the nation that will require labeling of GMO foods without a ‘trigger’ from other states for it to go into effect. By July 2016, any food produced with GMO ingredients must be labeled. The news is awesome, but will big biotech really let this happen?

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Common Solvent Found to Have Anti-Cancer Properties

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Common Solvent Found to Have Anti-Cancer Properties

A common solvent used in a variety of industrial and medical products will be tested in a world-first clinical trial on patients with advanced blood cancer.

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10th Grader Tackles GMO Debate With Award-Winning, 7-Minute Documentary

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
10th Grader Tackles GMO Debate With Award-Winning, 7-Minute Documentary

In his documentary We the People, Genetically Modified?—one of the first-prize winners in C-SPAN’s StudentCam doc competition— Andrew Demeter (who is a 10th grade student at Notre Dame–Cathedral Latin in Chardon, Ohio) speaks with consumers, farmers, public health officials, nutritionists, and others about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). With wit and a dry sense of humor, Demeter presents a compelling explainer on the topic of GMOs in just seven-and-a-half minutes.

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Dallas Ends 5 Decades of Water Fluoridation: Saves $1 Million Annually in the Process

Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Dallas Ends 5 Decades of Water Fluoridation: Saves $1 Million Annually in the Process

It is taking effect in cities across the nation. Anti-fluoridation activists and knowledgeable consumers have finally tipped the scale, and now Dallas will cease poisoning its water supply with sodium fluoride, saving taxpayers a million dollars annually, along with a few IQ points. After months of regular visits by citizens to city council meetings, the Dallas City Council decided last week to stop water fluoridation.

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Mung Bean Sprouts can Drastically Reduce Cancerous Tumors

Mung Bean Sprouts can Drastically Reduce Cancerous Tumors

Sprouts have been heralded for their incredible nutrition and medicinal benefits for a very long time, and now it looks as though one of the staple foods of many far eastern cultures and India is another cancerous tumor inhibitor. Mung bean sprouts also improve endurance, and enhance all three doshas (body types), according to Ayurvedic medicine. Is there anything this little wonder can’t do? A Nurse Health study shows that eating sprouted mung beans as well as other legumes can reduce the chances of getting colon cancers and protects the bowels. For the elderly, eating just 20 grams daily of mung beans or other nutritious legumes can reduce death rates by 8%, and people of all ages can enjoy better heart health, with a 22% lower cardiac arrest rate from eating fiber-rich foods.

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Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness: Fact vs. Fiction

Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness: Fact vs. Fiction

The risk that a vaccine will fail to prevent disease must be weighed in along with the potential risk of harm from the vaccine. Today, children in the USA will receive no less than 69 doses of 16 vaccines. Yet despite this cornucopia of “preventive medicine,” American children are among the sickest in the developed world.

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French Parliament Permanently Bans All GMO Maize Effective this Year

Posted by on April 23, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
French Parliament Permanently Bans All GMO Maize Effective this Year

France has never been a big fan of Monsanto, Dow, or any biotech’s GMO creations; this is evidenced by the nation’s continued rejection and voiced concerns of GMOs. Well this week, the French Parliament passed a law prohibiting genetically modified maize from being grown anywhere in the country due to concerns about its effects on the environment. The law concerns any strain of GM corn that is adopted by the European Union.

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18 Scientifically Validated Reasons to End Public Water Fluoridation

Posted by on April 22, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 2 Comments
18 Scientifically Validated Reasons to End Public Water Fluoridation

A study has been published that takes a thorough look at the pros and cons of ingesting fluoride. Based upon the findings, this new research paper calls for an end to public water fluoridation. Without mincing words, this new study offers the following 18 indications that fluoride is not only of dubious benefit for dental health, but that it is also terrible for overall human health.

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Chronic Illness Can Stem from a Common Root Canal

Posted by on April 19, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Chronic Illness Can Stem from a Common Root Canal

Dental procedures and the materials used in them can affect your whole body, not just your teeth. Root canals specifically can lead to chronic health problems and even degenerative diseases.

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Effective Immediately: France Bans All GMO Cultivation

Posted by on April 17, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Effective Immediately: France Bans All GMO Cultivation

The French National Assembly has made a sweeping declaration with a new bill, effective immediately. No more genetically modified crops. On Tuesday, the French lower house of parliament adopted a law immediately banning cultivation of any GMO corn, due to environmental safety concerns.

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