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German drug maker covered up warnings about thalidomide risk

Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker smh.com.au SECRET files reveal the German maker of thalidomide ignored and covered-up repeated warnings that its drug could damage unborn babies. The Herald has obtained excerpts of never-before-published files from pharmaceutical giant Grunenthal’s archives, which detail … Continue reading

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OxyContin: Painkillers for Kids

Soren Dreier Zen-Haven The maker of OxyContin is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval to label the controversial painkiller for use by children as young as 6 in a move that could serve to extend the company‚Äôs expiring patent on … Continue reading

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Earthlings (Full Film)

EARTHLINGS is an award-winning documentary film about the suffering of animals for food, fashion, pets, entertainment and medical research. Considered the most persuasive documentary ever made, EARTHLINGS is nicknamed the Vegan maker for its sensitive footage shot at animal shelters, … Continue reading

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Monsanto found guilty of poisoning in pesticide case

Euro News A court in the French city of Lyon has ruled US pesticides maker Monsanto was responsible for the poisoning of a farmer who had used one of their products on his crops. Paul Francois says he suffered neurological … Continue reading

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Manuka honey is the bees knees

Source: Independent Manuka honey is a sticky golden indulgence that doesn’t just taste delicious on your toast, it can also boost your health. Originally produced in New Zealand, Britain’s first Mauka maker, Tregothnan, based in Cornwall, is now offering pots … Continue reading

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BASF applies for EU approval for Fortuna GM potato

Source: Reuters BASF has applied for European Union approval for Fortuna, a potato genetically modified to resist a common plant disease, as the German chemicals company tries again to overcome resistance in the region to GM food. The world’s largest … Continue reading

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