Monthly Archives: April 2013

Roundup, labels, optimal health, local food in school and more from the week-end readings

This should be considered the MOST important news of last week – Roundup, An Herbicide, Could Be Linked To Parkinson’s, Cancer And Other Health Issues, Study Shows. Last Wednesday, “U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced … Continue reading

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Fruit flies and organics, chemicals, sugar and more from the weekend readings

An article How Monsanto Went From Selling Aspirin to Controlling Our Food Supply from AlterNet based on a report by Food and Water Watch describes how this agrochemical company evolved from producing toxic PBCs (“carcinogenic and harmful to the liver, … Continue reading

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Chemicals, apples, germs, honey and more from the weekend readings

Plenty of interesting articles and editorials reiterate in a refreshing way issues and concerns regarding natural environment, food, health and other matters worth attention. On chemicals that are part of our daily life – cosmetics, detergents and alike – New … Continue reading

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Monsanto Protection Act

Last week President Obama signed into law a spending bill with a controversial rider (Farmer Assurance Provision, Sec. 735 of HR 933) named the “Monsanto Protection Act” by the critics and activists.  It is important to notice that the provision was … Continue reading

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