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FOOD / NUTRITION

Big Dairy Is Putting Microscopic Pieces of Metal in Your Food
Jun 9, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Big Dairy Is Putting Microscopic Pieces of Metal in Your Food

posted by Eddie

The rapid emergence of nanotechnology suggests that size does, indeed, matter. It turns out that if you break common substances like silver and nickel into really, really tiny particles—measured in  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Urgent Action Required: the FDA Wants to Ban Vitamin CRUCIAL to Human Survival!
Mar 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Urgent Action Required: the FDA Wants to Ban Vitamin CRUCIAL to Human Survival!

posted by Eddie

You can’t live without this vitamin. But the FDA wants to reserve the natural form for monopoly drug companies, leaving only the synthetic form for supplements. Urgent Action Alert! The  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

Drug in Your Meat That’s Banned in 100 Countries
Mar 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Drug in Your Meat That’s Banned in 100 Countries

posted by Eddie

A drug used on the animals we eat is banned in more than 100 countries, but the FDA’s approval of ractopamine allows the drug to be used widely in U.S. factory  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

FDA Asked to Approve Creation of Genetically Modified Children
Feb 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FDA Asked to Approve Creation of Genetically Modified Children

posted by Eddie

In a public meeting scheduled for February 25-26, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will consider approval of experiments to produce children by the in vitro fertilization of an  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Children Died Because Johnson & Johnson Insisted On Selling Two Types Of Kids’ Tylenol
Nov 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Children Died Because Johnson & Johnson Insisted On Selling Two Types Of Kids’ Tylenol

posted by Eddie

At the intersection of bad marketing, inept regulation, and unwitting consumers, you’ll find the graves of young children, just some of the infants who, according to a new report from  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

FDA Bans (Most) Arsenic in Chicken Feed
Oct 28, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

FDA Bans (Most) Arsenic in Chicken Feed

posted by Eddie

Study found that most supermarket and fast food chicken contained arsenic. The Center for Food Safety had filed a petition back in 2009 to force the FDA to ban arsenic-based feed additives, and on  Full Article »

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Hundreds of Dogs Killed by Contaminated Jerky Treats made in China; FDA Still Mystified by Cause
Oct 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Hundreds of Dogs Killed by Contaminated Jerky Treats made in China; FDA Still Mystified by Cause

posted by Eddie

Thousands of family dogs across the USA have been sickened by pet jerky treats made in China, and nearly 600 dogs have died. The FDA has issued a warning over the deadly  Full Article »

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Nature’s Cancer Prevention – Vitamin B17‏
Sep 27, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Nature’s Cancer Prevention – Vitamin B17‏

posted by Eddie

Have you ever heard of vitamin B17? Maybe you have heard of its other name – Laetrile. Americans cannot access vitamin B17 because the FDA took it off the market  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Farmers To Face Fines Or Prison Sentences For Selling Food Directly To Customers
Aug 20, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Farmers To Face Fines Or Prison Sentences For Selling Food Directly To Customers

posted by Eddie

This would seem to embody the USDA’s advisory, “Know your farmer, know your food,” right? Not exactly. For the USDA and its sister food regulator, the FDA, there’s a problem:  Full Article »

alternative health

Popular “Wonder Drugs” May Cause Cancer
Jul 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Popular “Wonder Drugs” May Cause Cancer

posted by Eddie

The New York Times hailed them as “wonder drugs.” Doctors use them as the first line of defense against heart attack, stroke, inflammation and whatever else they can make sound dreadful  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Popular Medications You Won’t Believe Mess With Your Brain
Jul 8, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Popular Medications You Won’t Believe Mess With Your Brain

posted by Eddie

If you want to terrify yourself, go into your medicine cabinet and read all of the really weird side effects at the bottom of the label. Beyond the normal “headache”  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

USDA Approves Voluntary GMO-Free Label
Jun 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

USDA Approves Voluntary GMO-Free Label

posted by Eddie

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently approved a label for meat and liquid egg products that would inform consumers about whether the product contains genetically modified ingredients. The  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

59 Supermarkets Say No to Frankenfish
Jun 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

59 Supermarkets Say No to Frankenfish

posted by Eddie

Just as Monsanto announces that it has given up trying to spread genetically modified seeds and plants throughout Europe (which is a huge win for opponents of genetic engineering), along  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

Possible Cancer Cluster at Tyson Plant: USDA Poultry Inspector Speaks Out Against Hazardous Chemical Use‏
May 20, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Possible Cancer Cluster at Tyson Plant: USDA Poultry Inspector Speaks Out Against Hazardous Chemical Use‏

posted by Eddie

  Workers at one plant in Corydon, Ind. are getting sick. Several have been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Now, state health officials are trying to determine if  Full Article »

alternative health

Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food
May 15, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food

posted by Eddie

I retired 10 years ago after a long career as a research scientist for Agriculture Canada. When I was on the payroll, I was the designated scientist of my institute  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Family Awarded $63 Million After Child Lost Skin, Went Blind Because Of Johnson & Johnson Pain Reliever Motrin
May 8, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Family Awarded $63 Million After Child Lost Skin, Went Blind Because Of Johnson & Johnson Pain Reliever Motrin

posted by Eddie

The family of a Plymouth-area girl who nearly died and was left legally blind after taking one of the country’s most common household medicines, Children’s Motrin, was awarded $63 million  Full Article »

alternative health

American Food Fraud: Whats on Your Plate?
May 7, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

American Food Fraud: Whats on Your Plate?

posted by Eddie

By: Eddie Levin The expensive “sheep’s milk” cheese in a Manhattan market was really made from cow’s milk. And a jar of “Sturgeon caviar” was, in fact, Mississippi paddlefish. Salt  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

What is in Your Burger That is Grosser Than Horsemeat
Apr 4, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

What is in Your Burger That is Grosser Than Horsemeat

posted by Eddie

By: Eddie Levin An accidental chunk of horseflesh is one of the less frightening things that the meat processing industry can put in your ground beef.  Caution: Germs Inside  Ground  Full Article »

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Top Scary Food Additives
Mar 2, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Top Scary Food Additives

posted by Eddie

15-year-old Sarah Kavanagh from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, who gathered more than 200,000 signatures in her online petition asking Gatorade to remove a controversial flame-retardant chemical. Last week, Gatorade announced that they  Full Article »

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FDA Gives Sole Herbal Product Rights to Big Pharma
Feb 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

FDA Gives Sole Herbal Product Rights to Big Pharma

posted by Eddie

The FDA has taken a freely-available herbal product, sap of the dragon’s blood tree, defined it as the drug Fulyzac, & handed it to Big Pharma. Nature’s gift is being polluted.  Full Article »

genetically modified foods

The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal
Feb 4, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal

posted by Eddie

Did you know that Aspartame was banned by the FDA twice? How is this product legal now? The bittersweet argument over whether Aspartame is safe or not has been going on for  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Pepsi Special: New ‘Fat-Blocking’ Soda, Made With Same Ingredient As Glue
Nov 23, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Pepsi Special: New ‘Fat-Blocking’ Soda, Made With Same Ingredient As Glue

posted by Eddie

If you’re watching your weight but diet soft drinks have never been to your taste, there could now be an alternative. Pepsi have launched a version of its cola drink  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Monster Energy Drinks Cited in Death Reports, FDA Says
Oct 25, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Monster Energy Drinks Cited in Death Reports, FDA Says

posted by Eddie

Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST)’s energy drinks have been cited in the deaths of five people in the past year, according to incident reports that doctors and companies submit to the  Full Article »

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13,000 People Exposed to Big Pharma Shots Contaminated with Rare Fungal Meningitis
Oct 9, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

13,000 People Exposed to Big Pharma Shots Contaminated with Rare Fungal Meningitis

posted by Eddie

As of  October 2012 contaminated steroids have sickened over 200+  people with a noncontagious but deadly form of fungal meningitis, while 13,000 people may have been exposed to the contamination.  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

Ibuprofen Kills More Than Pain, So What Is The Alternative?
Sep 25, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Ibuprofen Kills More Than Pain, So What Is The Alternative?

posted by Eddie

Pain and unhealthy levels of inflammation are fast becoming default bodily states in the industrialized world. While in most cases we can adjust the underlying pro-inflammatory conditions by altering our  Full Article »

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Arsenic and Rice: Concerning Levels of Known Human Carcinogen Found in More Than 200 Rice Products
Sep 20, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Arsenic and Rice: Concerning Levels of Known Human Carcinogen Found in More Than 200 Rice Products

posted by Eddie

On September 19, the magazine Consumer Reports  released a report  on independent laboratory tests that found inorganic arsenic – a known carcinogen – in some 200 rice products purchased in grocery stores  Full Article »

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