In what some are calling a “game-changer” in cancer treatment, scientists at Imperial College in London have discovered a “turbo-charging” protein that boosts the immune system enough to fight off chronic illnesses – and the ability for them to come back.
New report from Friends of the Earth Europe highlights five examples of communities reclaiming their food systems
Our local farmers are expressing their unequivocal refusal to plant GMO rice no matter who and how big and powerful the corporate lobbyist are.
According to reports a new pricey medication to cure hepatitis C, on which Medicare spent $4.5 billion, may cost US patients who are prescribed the drug over $1,000 a day, that cost being transferred to taxpayers.
Antibiotic-resistant genes, that evolved in the crowded atmosphere of Texas commercial cattle ranches, have gone airborne and are now capable of “travelling for long distances.”
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed a historic law that will legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp in the state.
However, implementing the law Brown signed last week depends on approval from the federal government.
“Non-GMO is More Profitable.”
This is the rising sentiment among farmers of the US as a confluence of factors urges them to become pro-organic. From falling GMO grain prices to a rising tide of public distrust of genetically modified ingredients, failing GMO traits, higher GMO seed prices, and the premium prices that people willingly pay for quality food over toxic junk, the conventional farmer is changing his tune when it comes to Big Ag practices.
Are processed foods finally on their way out?
The public doesn’t trust manufacturers like Kellogg’s and Kraft anymore. Earnings are falling, and dozens of Big Food companies’ stocks are down. One of the biggest food companies in the world, ConAgra, is even slashing its 2015 earnings projections. Is Big Food really over?
Legalization of marijuana use is just the same as the illegalization of the substance. Both measures give the State a complete control over it.
In contrast, the decriminalization of the same substance means that the State doesn’t want to have something to do with it.
But of course, not everyone would want to share that interpretation, and would rather want the legalization of the substance which would mean regulation of its use.
Marijuana is one of the most useful plants we have on this planet and the criminalization of its use reflects how uncivilized our society really is.
An owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive beef recall has pleaded guilty to knowingly processing cancer-ridden cattle for human consumption, despite USDA veterinarians warnings that the beef was unsafe.