GMOs: Ban Them or Label Them? By Ronnie Cummins

For Related Articles and More Information, Please Visit OCA’s Genetic Engineering Page, and our Millions Against Monsanto Page Since the controversial introduction in the mid-nineties of genetically engineered (GE) food and crops, and the subsequent fast-tracking of those crops by the federal government—with no independent safety-testing or labeling required—there has been a lively debate among activists, both…

Why We Need Labels on Food from Factory Farms By Ronnie Cummins

By Ronnie Cummins Organic Consumers Association, March 7, 2014  For Related Articles and More Information, Please Visit OCA’s Farm Issues Page, and our CAFOs vs. Free Range Page. It wasn’t long ago that consumers knew where their food came from. Most of it, including meat, eggs and dairy products, came from backyards and neighborhood family farms. But…

Austerity Requires Sacrifices for Growth

Via  keeptalkinggreece One in four chronic-ill Greeks cut on food & electricity to buy medication Economic hardship – chronic sickness: one of the real plaques that hit thousands of Greek households suffering from income cuts, tax hikes, cuts in health care and welfare and increase in health care participation. According to a nationwide survey, one…

Gitmo inmates claim being denied drinking water as White House breaks silence

Source:   http://rt.com/news/gitmo-hunger-strike-mistreatment-972/ The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 6, 2013.  (Reuters/Bob Strong)      Guantanamo inmates complain of not being given drinking water and having to cope with extremely low temperatures, their lawyers have said. As the Gitmo hunger strike enters its 51st day, the White…

Bird Flu Found on Dutch Poultry Farm

Bird Flu Found on Dutch Poultry Farm Bird Flu Found on Dutch Poultry Farm TEHRAN (FNA)- Avian Influenza, known as bird flu, was detected on an organic poultry farm with 24,000 hens in Zeewolde, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs said. It’s probably a mild H7 version of the virus which is not dangerous to…

Prisoner: The patients in Ramla jail are medically neglected

http://www.palestine-info.co.uk/en/default.aspx?xyz=U6Qq7k%2bcOd87MDI46m9rUxJEpMO%2bi1s7iFfIH5McMPv1uBCREeTMnRLILl8QzWdnYnsbNd6af0Lw2T5eNuh%2fdWORuebabZmzkka0qia1UAcsrUPSdPDBKJAiiYT1BH3auuSZQFreom8%3d RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian prisoner Riyadh Amour said that the detainees in the Ramla prison infirmary are medically neglected and their health conditions deteriorate everyday physically and psychologically. “The life in this hospital is unbearable. We’d rather be executed by Israel and rest forever or provided with proper hospitalization and medication. We can no longer stay…

BOOT CAMP FOR KIDS: Torturing Teens for Fun and Profit

The troubled teen industry has varying formats and varying claims as to what they can accomplish, but all have the same tendency to separate children and parents, limiting contact between a child and their family. Many also limit contact with the outside world. This lack of contact enables programs/facilities to be more abusive due to…

Venezuelan Supreme Court Upholds Presidency of Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan Supreme Court Upholds Presidency of Hugo Chavez   Supporters of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela rally in the capital of Caracas. Chavez has won another term of office for six years., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Postponement of Chavez’s inauguration sparks controversy English.news.cn 2013-01-10 11:27:47

Dutch authority just weeks away from gagging health journalists and restricting free speech

via World Mathaba Source – by Marco Torres The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (nVWA) is set to launch a major offensive endorsing the censorship of online health content, including escalating restrictions in free speech. On December 14, 2012, Codex Alimentarius will shift into overdrive when a European Regulation goes into effect restricting…

The 4 issues we should care about the most when it comes to our Food System

The 4 issues we should care about the most when it comes to our Food System Source – by Janelle Mayer We need an alternate narrative that offers a counterpoint to help us reconnect with what matters I became a vegetarian not just because of the travesty of factory farming, animal cruelty, and environmental destruction.…

Health of Hunger Strikers Continues to Deteriorate as Strike Escalates

http://www.addameer.org/etemplate.php?id=531 Ramallah, 13 November 2012 – Addameer is deeply concerned for the lives of three hunger strikers and the health of one former hunger striker who are held in Israeli prisons. Ayman Sharawna has been on an open hunger strike since 1 July 2012; today marks his 136th day of striking. Addameer lawyer Fares Ziad…

These days everyone is looking for a quick fix to improve their overall quality of life. You can take control and make seven simple changes to your lifestyle to increase health and exuberance.

  Seven changes for a happier, healthier you   by: Victoria Moore (NaturalNews) These days everyone is looking for a quick fix to improve their overall quality of life. You can take control and make seven simple changes to your lifestyle to increase health and exuberance. Drink more water Water is perhaps nature’s ultimate miracle;…

Agent Orange Food Disorder, AOFD, is an ongoing mutation of cells from consuming pesticide regularly, in other words, it is the cumulative effect of consuming toxins over time

Originally posted on Family Survival Protocol – Microcosm News:
Health And Wellness Report       Food Safety  :  Poisons in Our Foods – Chemicals – Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) What is A.O.F.D, Agent Orange Food Disorder, and how many Americans have it right now? by: S. D. Wells   (NaturalNews) “Chronic care management” means…

The Heritage Farm & Sustainable Living – A Lifestyle

Originally posted on JOHNZEUS.COM:
Cambridge, Ontario. “Doing my chores from seven in the morning until seven at night”. Experiencing the life of a farmer at my friend’s heritage farm. Sustainable living and ethical farming is hard work. Yet there’s something essential about growing your own food. Getting back into rhythm with the earth and animals…