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Follow the Money: BPA Makers to Gross $8 Billion Thanks to FDA Rejecting Ban

Follow the Money: BPA Makers to Gross $8 Billion Thanks to FDA Rejecting Ban

April 2, 2012 | by

Producers of toxic BPA are now boasting $8 billion in sales for 2012 thanks to the FDA rejecting a potential ban on the cancer-linked chemical on March 30th. According to GlobalData, manufacturers will produce 4.7 million metric tons of BPA this year to be dispersed into the daily lives of millions worldwide. BPA now goes into everything: plastic bottles, canned foods, DVDs, plastic wrap, and much more.

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Tobacco Industry Forced to List Ingredients Used in Their Products

Tobacco Industry Forced to List Ingredients Used in Their Products

April 2, 2012 | by

In 2009, the Food and Drug Administration gained authority to regulate tobacco products, and now they will soon be exercising that ability. Already releasing preliminary guidelines for the tobacco industry that can educate consumers on exactly what is in cigarettes, the FDA is making it so tobacco companies will have to report on the amount of harmful and unsafe ingredients used in their products. Within one year, the FDA plans to share information on chemical amounts, while tobacco makers will be required to report on the amount of 93 substances used in their products.

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Stealth GMOs Rapidly Consuming Global Food Supply

Stealth GMOs Rapidly Consuming Global Food Supply

April 1, 2012 | by

Obviously there is no room for GMOs in truly healthy food products, which is why it is truly vital that you understand the nature of GMOs and how they are oftentimes hidden in commercial food products. It may very well shock you to know just how prevalent GMOs are within the food supply. It’s truly amazing that modified products continue to go unlabeled despite being linked to organ damage — among a barrage of other conditions — in a prominent review of 19 studies.

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FDA Rejects Monumental BPA Ban

FDA Rejects Monumental BPA Ban

March 31, 2012 | by

It was reported not too long ago that the Food and Drug Administration would make a decision on the banning of the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol-A (BPA). Now, the agency has finally come to a decision, and unsurprisingly, it has decided that there is not enough scientific evidence supporting for the ban of BPA – that is to say, BPA will not be banned from use in food products, plastic packaging, and personal care products.

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Breaking: Junk Food, Fast Food Proven to Cause Depression

Breaking: Junk Food, Fast Food Proven to Cause Depression

March 30, 2012 | by

According to recent research conducted by scientists from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the University of Granada, both junk food and fast food consumption ignites depression. In fact, the study, published in the journal Public Health Nutrition, shows that those consuming fast food are 51 percent more likely to be depressed than those consuming very little or none of the health-damaging food.

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FDA Deletes 1 Million Signatures for GMO Labeling Campaign

FDA Deletes 1 Million Signatures for GMO Labeling Campaign

March 30, 2012 | by

While the Food and Drug Administration has seemingly reached the limit for unbelievable behavior, the company’s decisions continue to astound and appall consumers and health activists alike. In the agency’s latest decision, undoubtedly amazing thousands of individuals yet again, the FDA virtually erased 1 million signatures and comments on the ‘Just Label It’ campaign calling for the labeling of genetically modified foods.

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New Chapter Supplement Company Bought by Monsanto-Linked Proctor & Gamble

New Chapter Supplement Company Bought by Monsanto-Linked Proctor & Gamble

March 22, 2012 | by

New Chapter, a vitamin and supplement company offering worthy products since 1892, has recently been bought out by mega-corporation Proctor & Gamble. Being the owner of chemical laden, toxic products such as Cascade dish-washing soap, Pringles potato chips, and Bounce dryer sheets, it is evident that Proctor and Gamble is less than a trustworthy and caring company. To add further concern regarding Proctor & Gamble’s place in our society, you may be interested to know that Proctor & Gamble shares the same institutional owners as biotech giant Monsanto.

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Monsanto’s GMO Corn Contributing to Weight Gain, Disrupts Organs

Monsanto’s GMO Corn Contributing to Weight Gain, Disrupts Organs

March 21, 2012 | by

Are genetically modified foods making you sick and fat? Monsanto’s genetically modified creations have been pegged for causing a plethora of environmental and human harm, but are they also contributing to one of the country’s fastest growing health problems? A study published in the International Journal of Biological Sciences shows that GM food is indeed contributing to the obesity epidemic.

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Infertility Linked Cadmium Present in Children’s Jewelry Now Found to Cause Cancer

Infertility Linked Cadmium Present in Children’s Jewelry Now Found to Cause Cancer

March 16, 2012 | by

Toxic chemical element cadmium, found in everything from fertilizer to children’s jewelry, has now been linked to the development of breast cancer. Previously found to be contributing to infertility as well as the decline of health in children, the new study explores how dietary exposure to cadmium through ‘healthy’ food products like bread, cereals, and potatoes are upping the risk of cancer.

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Monsanto’s Roundup is Killing Human Kidney Cells

Monsanto’s Roundup is Killing Human Kidney Cells

March 15, 2012 | by

Monsanto’s ‘biopesticide’ known as Bt is not only developing mutated insects and requiring excessive pesticide use, but new findings show that it is also killing human kidney cells — even in low doses. Amazingly, Monsanto’s superweed-breeding Roundup also has the same effect. Scientists have demonstrated in new research that the Bt pesticide, in addition to Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup, exhibit direct toxicity to human cells.

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