Hazards, Issues & Diseases

UC Davis Study Links Pesticides to Autism

UC Davis Study Links Pesticides to Autism

A new report suggests that families near agricultural fields being sprayed get their children out of town. The study also found that pregnant women after the first trimester had an increased risk of their infant becoming autistic with the exposure closer to the due date being the most harmful to the fetus.

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Awesome: Oregon Aims to Be First State to Map GMO Fields

Awesome: Oregon Aims to Be First State to Map GMO Fields

If their plan works, Oregon will be the first state to successfully map GMO fields, putting preventative measures into place to protect organic crops.

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Anheuser-Busch Agrees to Post All Beer Ingredients Online

Anheuser-Busch Agrees to Post All Beer Ingredients Online

Beer is just hops, water, yeast, malt and barley, right? Think again. GMOs, MSG and bisphenol may be lurking in your favorite lager.

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Turmeric Shown To Protect Brain Against Fluoride Poisoning

Posted by on June 5, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Turmeric Shown To Protect Brain Against Fluoride Poisoning

Publishing their findings in a recent issue of Pharmacognosy Magazine, a research team out of India observed that regular consumption of turmeric, a spice commonly used in Indian and Asian cuisine, helps to protect the mammalian brain against fluoride poisoning. Having previously uncovered the pathways through which fluoride induces harmful neurodegenerative changes in the brain, the team from Mohanlal Sukhadia University found that turmeric both neutralizes existing fluoride and protects against additional fluoride.

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Safe Sun Protection for Summer

Posted by on June 3, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Safe Sun Protection for Summer

Sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer because they contain vitamin A and its derivatives.

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Jim Carrey Makes a Jab at Monsanto During Commencement Speech

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Jim Carrey Makes a Jab at Monsanto During Commencement Speech

Actor and comedian Jim Carrey’s recent surprise commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management is really resonating with a lot of people, according to social media tickers. It was filled with humor, stories and Carrey’s imparted spiritual advice. But not many people caught his jab at Monsanto…

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5 Facts About Fluoride You Urgently Need to Know

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 1 Comment
5 Facts About Fluoride You Urgently Need to Know

Fluoride is a toxic industrial waste put into many communities municipal water supplies. While most of Europe rejects water fluoridation and many communities in the U.S. choose to end fluoridation due to activism, most communities still choose to fluoridate their water despite the known health dangers this toxin can have on the human body.

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After The March Against Monsanto, Momentum Favors The People

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
After The March Against Monsanto, Momentum Favors The People

It is clear that we have just witnessed the largest single worldwide protest against a company and their products. Our weapons of choice are the devastating methods of non-compliance, civil disobedience, and free enterprise. It appears while the smoke is still clearing from what may be the final March Against Monsanto, momentum favors the people.

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Global March Against Monsanto: Protests Around World

Posted by on May 24, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Global March Against Monsanto: Protests Around World

People across the world are marching today against Monsanto – the world’s leading producer of genetically-modified foods. Protests against GM products are planned in over 50 countries.

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March to Stop Monsanto: May 24 Everywhere

March to Stop Monsanto: May 24 Everywhere

On the eve of the second annual March Against Monsanto, farmers and activists are celebrating recent GMO labeling and planting ban victories in Vermont.

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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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