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Why Does The Government Approve of Gruesome Images on Cigarette Packs and Not Cosmetics, Alcohol or Junk Food?

Marco Torres preventdisease.com There is a shameful double standard that exists at the expense of smokers. We all know smoking is bad for our health and that modern-day cigarettes are the equivalent of cancer on a stick. Smokers know it … Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Sexual side effects added to Merck drug labels

Reuters Prescribing labels for Merck & Co’s drugs for baldness and enlarged prostate will add reports of sexual side effects that continued after use of the medicines was stopped, U.S. health regulators said. Labels will be revised for Proscar, which … Continue reading

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Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont if Legislators Pass a Bill Requiring GMO Food to Be Labeled

Will Allen  & Ronnie Cummins AlterNet What it really comes down to this: Elected officials are abandoning the public interest and public will in the face of corporate intimidation. Despite overwhelming public support and support from a clear majority of … Continue reading

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Neotame: 13,000 Times Sweeter Than Sugar And Even More Toxic Than Aspartame

Marco Torres Prevent Disease In the event that the public becomes too informed and savvy about toxic additives in our food supply, what’s a multi-billion dollar industry to do? The first step is to create another more toxic version of … Continue reading

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Some Wash. wheat farmers back labels for GM foods

Source: Miami Herald Some Washington state wheat farmers have thrown their support behind legislation requiring labeling of genetically modified foods, giving food safety advocates fresh hope that lawmakers also will get behind the bill. They haven’t been receptive to the … Continue reading

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108 Milligrams Of This Common “Nutrient” Can Kill A Man

Source: GreenMedInfo If you knew that cyanide was found in common mass market products, at any dose, would you consume them?  Probably not, correct? Well then, how do you feel about a chemical 4 times more toxic than cyanide? Would … Continue reading

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Juicy import secrets

Source: Today Tonight One of the most deceptive labels on supermarket shelves is the one that says ‘Made from local and imported ingredients’, so what does that mean? Manufacturers love it because they can hide what they’re putting in, so … Continue reading

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State of Washington Seeks Labels for GMO Foods

Source: Epoch Times OLYMPIA, Wash.—“People have the right to know what they’re eating,” said Maralyn Chase, the Washington state senator who is sponsoring a bill that would require the labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) materials, or genetically … Continue reading

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Anything but Australian made

Source: Yahoo News Juice is being passed off as fresh and local despite the fact that the concentrates used come from countries with questionable farming practices. Now scientific tests have proven that some juices are laced with toxic chemicals that … Continue reading

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Monsanto seeks OK for low-fat soybean

Source: SMH The soybean industry is seeking government approval of a genetically modified soybean it says will produce oil lower in saturated fat, offer consumers a healthier alternative to foods containing trans fats and increase demand for growers’ crops. Demand … Continue reading

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