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A Q&A With Robert F. Kennedy Jr. About Vaccine Safety - Collective Evolution

Thu, 2017-03-23 06:20

Collective Evolution

A Q&A With Robert F. Kennedy Jr. About Vaccine Safety
Collective Evolution
Could we be seeing the same thing that happened with Genetically Modified Foods? Documents were made public via a federal lawsuit that showed corruption within the FDA and a campaign aimed at misleading scientists about the dangers associated with ...

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Update: After quick review, medical school says no evidence Monsanto ghostwrote professor's paper - Science Magazine

Thu, 2017-03-23 06:08

Science Magazine

Update: After quick review, medical school says no evidence Monsanto ghostwrote professor's paper
Science Magazine
The documents, including internal emails written in 2015, reveal Monsanto executives strategizing about ways to work with academic and independent scientists to get out the company's message that glyphosate poses no risk of cancer. And they include ...

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How we edit science part 4: how to talk about risk, and words and images not to use - The Conversation AU

Wed, 2017-03-22 13:32

The Conversation AU

How we edit science part 4: how to talk about risk, and words and images not to use
The Conversation AU
Popular targets are genetically modified food, nanotechnology and mobile phone radiation. Strictly speaking, the precautionary principle requires some plausible suspicion of risk. So, as a rule of thumb, if a technology has been in use for some time ...

Ounce of Prevention | Should I ever have soy? - Jamaica Gleaner

Tue, 2017-03-21 08:01

Jamaica Gleaner

Ounce of Prevention | Should I ever have soy?
Jamaica Gleaner
For decades there has been a steady stream of 'anti-soy' publicity and I am often send Internet articles from readers and my patients warning about the dangers of soy. In my experience however, soy is a virtual super food. I personally have consumed ...

US group seeks better access to China's farm goods market - WRAL.com

Tue, 2017-03-21 00:56

US group seeks better access to China's farm goods market
WRAL.com
BEIJING — An American business group appealed to China on Tuesday to ease import restrictions on agricultural goods including genetically modified seeds and other biotechnology, highlighting complaints Beijing blocks market access despite its vocal ...

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Some of the Truth Behind Artificial Food Coloring - Minnesota Connected

Mon, 2017-03-20 11:09

Minnesota Connected

Some of the Truth Behind Artificial Food Coloring
Minnesota Connected
We are now learning how to decipher mysterious ingredient labels that are comprised of shelf-life stabilizers, genetically modified ingredients and artificial food dyes (to name a few). This complex world of food can confuse even the most seasoned ...

Why craft drinks packaging is a hot topic - The Drinks Report

Mon, 2017-03-20 03:29

Why craft drinks packaging is a hot topic
The Drinks Report
Go to any bar, and you are likely to see a range of quirky, bright and unique art – but this art isn't on the walls, it's on the bottles themselves. The craft drinks industry is known not just for its quality beers and spirits, but for the creative ...

Trust the experts: Scientific scrutiny, government oversight show GMOs 'at least as safe' as traditional foods - Genetic Literacy Project

Fri, 2017-03-17 07:26

Genetic Literacy Project

Trust the experts: Scientific scrutiny, government oversight show GMOs 'at least as safe' as traditional foods
Genetic Literacy Project
The good news from 44 different genetically-modified crops' chemical fingerprinting studies (including work on maize, soybean, wheat and barley) is that the chance of unintended changes with transgenic crops is less than the risk of unintended changes ...

Joan Merriam: Dog food dangers - The Union of Grass Valley

Thu, 2017-03-16 20:27

The Union of Grass Valley

Joan Merriam: Dog food dangers
The Union of Grass Valley
Now, lest you become convinced that you need to feed your dog only organic, free-range, non-GMO, hormone-free, filler-free, antibiotic-free, MSG-free, fat-free, gluten-free, lactose-free, stress-free beef or chicken from your local supermarket, let me ...

Documents suggest EPA official helped Monsanto protect reputation amid glyphosate concerns - ConsumerAffairs

Thu, 2017-03-16 05:49

ConsumerAffairs

Documents suggest EPA official helped Monsanto protect reputation amid glyphosate concerns
ConsumerAffairs
The agrochemical industry and its supporters often portray so-called anti-GMO activists as an unduly powerful force whose influence has prevented people in poor countries from accessing nutritious food. Even news publications such as the New York Times ...
Monsanto Weed Killer Roundup Faces New Doubts on Safety in Unsealed DocumentsNew York Times
EPA Official Accused of Helping Monsanto 'Kill' Cancer StudyBloomberg
Glyphosate not classified as a carcinogen by ECHA - All news - ECHAECHA

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EPA must get to root of popular weed killer's threat to health - Chicago Sun-Times

Wed, 2017-03-15 16:08

Chicago Sun-Times

EPA must get to root of popular weed killer's threat to health
Chicago Sun-Times
A farmer holds genetically modified soy bean seeds that can withstand glyphosate at his family farm in Bunceton, Missouri. (AP Photo/Dan Gill, File) ... The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the same agency President Donald Trump seems so dead set ...
Judge Threatens To Sanction Monsanto For Hiding Information While Overseeing 55 Cancer LawsuitsCollective Evolution
Documents Show Monsanto Colluded With EPA To Hide RoundUp's Cancer LinkThe Ring of Fire Network
Monsanto Weed Killer Roundup Faces New Doubts on Safety in Unsealed DocumentsNew York Times
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EU chemical agency says glyphosate not carcinogenic - Manitoba Co-operator

Wed, 2017-03-15 12:34

Manitoba Co-operator

EU chemical agency says glyphosate not carcinogenic
Manitoba Co-operator
Accusing EU nations of hiding behind Brussels and failing to take an open stance on controversial issues such as glyphosate and genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the Commission also proposed changes to its decision-making process. ... The European ...

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Author talk: 'MODIFIED - GMOs and the Threat To Our Food, Our Land, Our Future' - PenBayPilot.com

Tue, 2017-03-14 13:15

PenBayPilot.com

Author talk: 'MODIFIED - GMOs and the Threat To Our Food, Our Land, Our Future'
PenBayPilot.com
ROCKLAND — Maine author Caitlin Shetterly will speak on her new book, MODIFIED, GMOs and the Threat To Our Food, Our Land, Our Future, on Tuesday, March 21 at 4:30 p.m. at Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op and at 6 p.m. at Rockland Public Library. Both ...

UN Commission report promoting organics, critical of pesticides challenged as biased - Genetic Literacy Project

Tue, 2017-03-14 07:27

Genetic Literacy Project

UN Commission report promoting organics, critical of pesticides challenged as biased
Genetic Literacy Project
Strong claims require strong evidence. The authors of this report unfortunately do the discussion on pesticide use a disservice by relying so much on hyperbole from activist organisations rather than focusing on peer-reviewed sources. There are valid ...

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Being against genome editing means being against capitalism - Miami Student

Tue, 2017-03-14 03:06

Miami Student

Being against genome editing means being against capitalism
Miami Student
Berry shows that the industrial ethos that legitimates corporate landholdings that destroy local communities and homes, disemploys farmers and puts people who eat at risk is ultimately bad for us. Is it any ... The Environmental Working Group takes ...

Quit being afraid of GMOs - Technique

Fri, 2017-03-10 09:33

Technique

Quit being afraid of GMOs
Technique
Often, GMOs are associated with toxic pesticides. This assumption only sustains the falsity that GMOs are comprised of nasty chemicals that will cause birth defects and cancer. So before jumping to conclusions on how you only eat organic food because ...

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Twelve 60-second weight-loss tips - Weekly Challenger

Wed, 2017-03-08 18:06

Twelve 60-second weight-loss tips
Weekly Challenger
Super Health Bonus: By eliminating HFCS, you'll reduce the likelihood of experiencing any potential ill effects of eating genetically modified (GM) foods. Eliminating high fructose corn syrup will also help you to regulate blood pressure and ...

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How 2016 Transformed The GMO Debate And Paved The Way For Consumer Acceptance - Genetic Literacy Project

Wed, 2017-03-08 08:29

Genetic Literacy Project

How 2016 Transformed The GMO Debate And Paved The Way For Consumer Acceptance
Genetic Literacy Project
It was a passionate campaign to stigmatize the whole concept of genetically modified foods as dangerous, in order to kill an entire technology that deeply offended strongly held values and beliefs. And the fears of this “unnatural” process resonated ...

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Artificial Sweeteners - Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)

Wed, 2017-03-08 03:48

Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)

Artificial Sweeteners
Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)
Sugar alcohol comes from plant products such as fruits and berries, although modern production comes mainly from corn cobs (most likely GMO corn). The carbohydrates inside ... According to the top doctors and researchers who help enforce the Delaney ...

Now anyone on Facebook can take their snake oil straight to the masses. - BuzzFeed News

Tue, 2017-03-07 12:07

BuzzFeed News

Now anyone on Facebook can take their snake oil straight to the masses.
BuzzFeed News
He has a lab that conducts “forensic investigations” of food, which Natural News then covers; one claiming to have discovered low levels of heavy metals in organic food made it onto The Dr. Oz Show in 2014. He's recorded rap songs about ... Adams is ...