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GMO: Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods - The Secret Changes in Your Food

Genetic tampering of our food supply threatens the health of consumers and also the health of the environment. Your fruits, grains, and vegetables are being implanted with conglomerations of genes from viruses, bacteria, insects, and animals. Why is the governments of the United States and many other nations permit these experimental foods to be mass marketed without safety testing and labeling? In Europe, shiploads of these products have been halted at borders and supermarket chains and food producers have banned these products from their shelves.

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The Medical-Pharmaceutical Industrial Complex - Corruption in Drug Research and in Medicine

Vaccination - Deception and Tragedy

Side Effects of Flu Vaccine, and Tamiflu Drug Dangerous Side Effects or Flu Vaccine, H1N1, and Tamiflu Drugs

NFL cheerleader suffers brain damage after getting flu shot (watch the video). Medical doctors warning about dangerous side effects of flu vaccine and flu drug.

Parasites Infections in Humans and Animals

truth behind the AIDS propaganda AIDS/HIV/AZT: truth behind the propaganda

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Doctors and parents expose how vaccines are crippling our children;
Dr. David Ayoub, M.D. lectures on Vaccines, Mercury, Autism and other disease

Dr. Allan Somersall M.D - "To raise glutathione levels is to reduce premature oxidation, to quench destructive free radicals and help detoxify the poisons inside each cell when it needs to. Only Immunocal is clinically proven to do that in a safe, effective and convenient way."

How Immunocal Can Raise Glutathione GSH Level in Our Cells and Optimize The Immune System

The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About "The medical establishment works closely with the drug multinationals whose main objective is profits, and whose worst nightmare would be an epidemic of good health. Lots of drugs MUST be sold. In order to achieve this, anything goes: lies, fraud, and kickbacks. Doctors are the principal salespeople of the drug companies." Guylaine Lanctot, M.D.

Re-awaken Your Body's Healing Power With Marine Phytoplankton, Mother's Nature's Milk From the Ocean Dr. Jerry Tennant, M.D. says that marine phytoplankton contains almost everything one needs to sustain life and to restore health by providing the raw materials to make new cells that function normally. These nutrients improve mental function, and memory. They reduce depression, harmful effects of stress, and mood swings. Profound Life-Giving Properties of Marine Phytoplankton

Edible clay therapy The Native Americans call it "Ee-Wah-Keemeaning "The-Mud-That-Heals." In addition to the role it plays as a potent detoxifier, therapeutic clay has also been used extensively in the treatment of pain, open wounds, colitis, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, stomach ulcers, intestinal problems, acne, anemia, and a variety of other health issues. more

Healing Teas Teas Are One of The Most Effective Ways to Benefit from Nature's Healing Herbs
Teas can help fight depression and anxiety, heal skin conditions and gastrointestinal disorders, regulate hormone imbalances, improve your sex life, prevent illness, and help you heal faster. Many diseases and conditions for which we turn to modern medicine can also be treated naturally with healing herbs. These treatments can be safer, less expensive and possibly even more effective than traditional methods.
Green Pharma Dr. Myklebust, MD: "Teas are rich in antioxidants called polyphenols which are plant chemicals that may help prevent cancer, heart disease, and other diseases"

Many diseases normally associated with aging have been linked to glutathione deficiencyDr. Jimmy Gutman, M.D - "Clinical evidence links low glutathione levels to the most common illnesses of our time as well as newly emerging diseases. Glutathione levels diminish as we age and many diseases normally associated with aging have been linked to glutathione deficiency."

Magnesium Therapy

Magnesium Therapy: Magnesium helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, and bones strong - "Magnesium deficiency can affect virtually every organ system of the body. With regard to skeletal muscle, one may experience twitches, cramps, muscle tension, muscle soreness, including back aches, neck pain, tension headaches and jaw joint (TMJ) dysfunction." Dr. Sidney Baker

Natural Stem Cell Enhancers

Natural Stem Cell Enhancers The first natural plant-based enhancers have shown to trigger the release of millions of adult stem cells from the bone marrow very quickly. These stem cells can then migrate and attach to any cells, tissue, bone, muscle, cartilage, organ anywhere in the body needing repair.

Detoxification comes in many forms and refers to many different programs that cleanse the body of toxins. Chemicals and Toxins Are The Primary Cause of Illness, Disease and Obesity. Detoxification comes in many forms and refers to many different programs that cleanse the body of toxins. Detoxification for Optimum Health

Today's fast paced living can translate into a highly stressful environmentStressed out? Anxious? Worried? Panic Attack? Insomnia? Today's fast paced living can translate into a highly stressful environment. Our bodies are continually challenged physically and emotionally, in the workplace and in our personal lives. Calmazon helps our body to relieve stress naturally. It produces a calming effect by assisting the body's natural processes and supporting its nutritional needs. learn more...

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Genetically Engineering Biotech and Modified Foods: Buyer Beware

More than half of America's processed grocery products — from corn flakes to granola bars to diet drinks — contain genetically altered ingredients. They are unlabeled and untested, and we are eating them. Your Right to Know is a complete, full-color reference guide outlining Think you're not eating genetically engineered food? Think again. Thousands of products on supermarket shelves are made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Companies that have fouled the planet with toxic chemicals are now manufacturing genetically modified food, which poses irreversible threats of biological pollution and a host of other risks.how unmarked genetically modified foods go from the factory to the family dining table, and what consumers can do about the health risks they present. This accessible guide is for concerned parents — as well as anyone concerned about genetically altered foods — who want to know more about the potential health risks, the organic alternatives, and the methods available to counter the corporate takeover of the food we eat. Your Right to Know: Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in Your Food

Former environmental lawyer and one-time farmer Cummings offers a persuasive account of a lesser-known but potentially apocalyptic threat to the world's ecology and food supply—the privatization of the Earth's seed stock. For almost a century, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided seeds at no cost to farmers who then saved seeds from one harvest to another, eventually developing strains best suited to local or regional climates. But Cummings also tells how seeds became lucrative, patentable private properties for some of the nation's most powerful agribusinesses. 

Cummings bemoans the plague of sameness intensified by the advent of such fitfully regulated companies as Monsanto, which now not only own genetically modified seed varieties, but also sue farmers when wind inevitably blows seeds onto their neighboring fields. According to Cummings, this tyranny of the technological[ly]elite threatens agricultural diversity and taints food sources. Among the author's many startling statistics is that 97% of 75 vegetables whose seeds were once available from the USDA are now extinct. Cummings heralds plans for a Doomsday Vault to shelter existing natural seed stock, and finds comfort in organic farming's growth, but her authoritative portrait of another way in which our planet is at peril provides stark food for thought.

Why isn’t the FDA protecting us?
The Food and Drug Administration policy on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), released in 1992, falsely claims that the agency had no information showing that GM foods are substantially different. Thousands of secret memos later made public by a lawsuit reveal just the opposite. FDA scientists repeatedly warned of possible allergies, toxins, new diseases, and nutritional problems; they urged long-term safety studies. But the FDA official in charge of policy was Michael Taylor, Monsanto’s former attorney, later their vice president, and now the US Food Safety Czar. The FDA ignored their scientists, and doesn’t require a single safety test. Instead, companies such as Monsanto, which have been found guilty of hiding toxic effects of their other products, get to decide if their GMOs are safe for us to eat. And the superficial studies they do conduct are widely criticized as rigged to avoid finding problems. Monsanto’s former vice president, Michael Taylor, is our nation’s food safety authority as Deputy Commissioner for Food at the FDA. And to think he is only one of many other former private sector biotech and pharmaceutical employees who have risen to the bureaucrat arena is a very serious matter. Monsanto's Dark History | 10 Facts You Should Know About Monsanto

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May 2009 - Germany Bans Genetically Modified Corn
Germany has now become the sixth country in the European Union to take a stand against GM corn -- a wise move that unfortunately the United States has yet to do.Whereas close to 9,000 acres slated to be planted with MON 810 corn in Germany will now be GM-free (assuming the ban stands up in court if necessary), the acres to be planted with GM corn in the U.S. is in the tens of millions.German Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner announced she was banning not only the cultivation of GM corn but also the sale of its seeds, saying she had “legitimate reasons to believe that MON 810 posed a danger to the environment." 

The Genetic Conspiracy - Are Genetically Engineered Foods Dangerous? Organic Consumers Association  When surveyed, the majority of consumers are not comfortable eating genetically engineered foods, but most people can't really explain specifically why they have concerns. Watch this in depth look at the history of the GE debate. This web movie covers every aspect of the issue, from health impacts, to pesticide use, to biotech industry cover-ups.

Monsanto's GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure, Study Reveals

The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods video Genetically Engineered Food Threatens Indigenous People
The survival of indigenous people, within the U.S. and across the globe, is being directly threatened by genetic engineering (GE) of food crops. In September, 2001, scientists discovered genetically engineered (GE) corn at 15 locations in the state of Oaxaca, deep in southern Mexico, a 1997 marks the entry of a wide variety of unlabelled genetically-engineered foods onto supermarket shelves. Genetic tampering of our food supply threatens the health of consumers and also the health of the environment.country that has outlawed the commercial use of all genetically engineered crops.[1] No one knows how it got there.

In the US, genetically engineered corn has been grown commercially since 1996 and 26 percent of all US corn acreage is now genetically engineered. The remote region of Oaxaca where the illegal GE corn was discovered is considered the heartland of corn diversity in the world. Scientists had hoped to keep Oaxaca's rich diversity of corn uncontaminated by GE strains because Oaxaca retains the wealth of genetic varieties developed during 5500 years of indigenous corn cultivation. 

Scientists now say that aggressive forms of GE corn, let loose in Oaxaca, may drive native species to extinction, causing the loss of irreplaceable cultivars. It is unclear whether the GE corn was carried deep into Mexico by birds, or was intentionally spread there by corporations or governments promoting GE crops. Genetic drift of GE crops to non-GE fields has, in fact, been well documented and even the GE corporations and their regulators in government acknowledge that it is a serious problem. Now, however, Monsanto, a leading supplier of GE seeds, has cleverly turned the tables on the alleged victims of genetic pollution by suing them for stealing Monsanto's patented genes. 

The purpose of patenting seeds is to prevent seed saving -- the ancient indigenous practice of keeping seeds from this year's crop to grow next year's crop. Farmers who purchase GE seeds sign contracts requiring -- under penalty of law -- that they not save seed from one crop to the next. Thus farmers who employ GE seeds must purchase new seed year after year, making them dependent upon whatever transnational corporation owns the patent. Farmers who can't afford to buy seed each year will simply not be allowed to grow a crop. In free-market societies, such displaced farmers are free to move to a city where they are free to be unemployed.
Today's GE crops can't guarantee that farmers won't save seeds. Corporations intent on preventing seed-saving must hire agents to travel from farm to farm, reporting any unlicensed crops. Such monitoring is expensive.To avoid the need for monitoring, and to gain 100 percent control over farmers, the GE corporations have developed a new technology -- terminator genes. Terminator genes prevent a crop from reproducing itself unless certain "protector" chemicals are applied to the crop. 

Any farmer using terminator seeds must buy the "protector" chemicals each year. As terminator technology spreads around the world, it will end indigenous agriculture, and much biodiversity as well. An estimated 1.4 billion indigenous people currently grow their own crops for subsistence, worldwide.[3] In many instances, their land is being eyed for corporate "development" and GE crop technology offers a legal way to separate indigenous people from their land.

Think you're not eating genetically engineered food? Think again. Thousands of products on supermarket shelves are made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Companies that have fouled the planet with toxic chemicals are now manufacturing genetically modified food, which poses irreversible threats of biological pollution and a host of other risks. The US Is One of Only a Few Countries Using Genetically Engineered Food - The US, Canada and Argentina account for 96% of the world's GE crops. In Europe, the largest agricultural market in the world, all of the major supermarket chains and food companies have removed GE ingredients from their consumer products. Shouldn't we consider this a huge clue that there are major potential dangers with this technology? Circling the world in the 1920s and '30s, Dr. Price and his wife found the same sinister pattern among "primitive" populations, whether isolated Irish fishermen, tribal Africans, Pacific Islanders, Eskimos, North and South American Indians or Australian Aborigines. Those groups that followed their traditional nature-based diets enjoyed good health and vigor, and those that turned to the "civilized" diet of processed, sugar-laden foods soon developed a variety of ills, including misshapen bones and teeth - and the situation worsened with each generation.  Dr. Price's fascinating accounts of his discoveries, and the extensive photo documentation he provides, drive home the nutritional truths that are only now gaining general understanding, and Nutrition and Physical Degeneration remains an unequaled source of basic information. These "primitives" with their fine bodies, homogeneous reproduction, emotional stability and freedom from degenerative ills stand forth in sharp contrast to those subsisting on the impoverished foods of civilization-sugar, white flour, pasteurized milk and convenience foods filled with extenders and additives.  If you never buy another book about nutrition, you owe it to your children and your grandchildren to buy THIS book, READ AND REREAD IT, and pass it down to your posterity.  Read book excerpt and view photos  --- Food, Nutrition, Health And The Pioneering Work of Weston Price   ---  Characteristic of Traditional Diets---  What's wrong with politically correct nutrition? --- Myths and Truths About Nutrition

Video: Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Huber about GMO
The Hidden Epidemic Destroying Your Gut Flora

Dr. Don Huber is an expert in an area of science that relates to the toxicity of genetically engineered (GE) foods. (Alternative terms for GE foods include genetically modified (GM), or "GMO" for genetically modified organism.) 

Dr. Don Huber, an agricultural scientist and expert in microbial ecology, has issued stern warnings about shockingly devastating effects of genetically engineered food crops after discovering a brand new organism in GE animal feed—an organism that has since been clearly linked to infertility and miscarriage in cattle, horses, pigs, sheep, and poultry The Genetic Conspiracy video
The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods video

The European Union recently banned imports of Canadian honey because Canadian producers cannot guarantee their honey is free of pollen from GM plants not yet approved by the EUEverything you MUST KNOW About Dangerous Genetically Modified Foods
Expert Jeffrey M. Smith, author of Seeds of Deception and Genetic Roulette, reveals shocking facts about genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Smith links GMOs to toxins, allergies, infertility, infant mortality, immune dysfunction, stunted growth, and death.

Genetically Modified Corn Spreading to Protected Wild Corn
Wayward genes from genetically modified corn that is widely grown in Canada and the United States are spreading in remote mountainous regions of Mexico. Up to 70% of wild Mexican maize now carries transgenes that could only have come from genetically engineered crops. The transgenes, which scientists borrow from viruses and bacteria, have been engineered into GM crops. The spread of altered genes in the birthplace of domesticated corn is particularly worrisome when one considers some of the crops being engineered in the lab with anti-spermicidal properties, which might have disastrous consequences if it ever spread to food crops. We were not supposed to see these moving around in the environment. November 11, 2009 Monsanto Withdraws High Lysine GM Maize from Europe, Safety Concerns
In June 2002 the European Union banned imports of Canadian honey because Canadian producers cannot guarantee their honey is free of pollen from GM plants not yet approved by the EU. "This action by the EU has driven down domestic honey prices in Canada and cost the industry a market that has on average earned more than $5.3-million over the past decade," Peter Phillips, an agricultural economist, and his colleagues at the University of Saskatchewan say in a paper that is part of the journal's special report on GM plants and trees. detail
The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods  Part 1


The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods  Part 1The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods Part 2 


The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods Part 2  The Homeopathy World Community has a serie of Monsanto Documentary Videos on Genetically Modified Frankenfood experiment (scroll down that page to view all the videos)

CONGRESS BLINDFOLDS CONSUMERS- REMOVING RIGHT TO KNOW WHAT'S IN YOUR FOOD  (PDF format)  - Senate Poised to Pass Bill Taking Away Your Right to Know What's in Your Food - On March 8, 2006, despite massive public opposition, including 50,000 calls and letters from supporters of the Organic Consumers Association, the House of Representatives passed the controversial "national food uniformity" labeling law, which would eliminate over 200 state food safety labeling laws. The law basically takes away local government and states' power to require food safety labels such as those required in California and other states on foods or beverages that are likely to cause cancer, birth defects, allergic reactions, or mercury poisoning. The bill would also prevent local municipalities and states from passing laws requiring that genetically engineered foods and ingredients be labeled. Under the bill, hundreds of state laws and regulations would be eliminated, including those relating to the safety of milk, fish, and shellfish. In order to become law, the bill will now have to go to the Senate for a vote. Because of the enormous public backlash against the bill, Washington analysts believe the bill will have great difficulty passing in the Senate. Organic Consumers Association and other public interest organizations have vowed to go "all out" to stop this anti-democratic, anti-consumer bill in the Senate.  more... (PDF format)

Barbara H. Peterson - "My journey down the rabbit hole began with the following thought: “What if nothing is as it seems, and everything I have been told is a lie.” This thought kept rolling around in my head until I was compelled to act. I started dissecting every scrap of information I heard on the news, and went to the Internet to do my research. What I found was that I had indeed been lied to, and was going to continue to be lied to by the mainstream media because it is bought and paid for by large multi-national corporations who do not want us to know the truth behind genetically modified terminator seeds, or anything else of importance. We are mere consumers. The heads of these multi-national corporations,Your fruits, grains, and vegetables are being implanted with conglomerations of genes from viruses, bacteria, insects, and animals. Why is the governments of the United States and many other nations permit these experimental foods to be mass marketed without safety testing and labeling? In Europe, shiploads of these products have been halted at borders and supermarket chains and food producers have banned these products from their shelves.whose only goal is to make money, are bleeding Americans dry. We the people are expendable. Until we realize that, we will continue to act as if nothing is wrong until we get flushed down the toilet. Our country is being sold piece by piece to the highest bidder by a few powerful elites who have turned our economic system into an all-out grab for money and power, man the torpedoes, full steam ahead! A declaration of war on the American people has been declared, and we are in for the fight of our lives."  more...

The Ecological Risks of Engineered Crops by Jane Rissler
What will it mean to have a steady stream of animal and microbial genes entering the gene pools of plants in wild ecosystems? Private companies and the federal government are pouring significant resources into biotechnology, and the major application of genetic engineering to agriculture is transgenic crops. This carefully reasoned science and policy assessment shows that the commercialization and release of transgenic crops on millions of acres of farmland can pose serious -- and costly -- environmental risks. 

Could Monsanto Be Responsible for One Indian Farmer's Death Every Thirty Minutes? 

Over the past decade, millions of Indian farmers have been promised radically increased harvests and income if they switch from their traditional age tested farming methods to genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton seeds. So, they borrow money to buy GM seeds, which need certain pesticides, which requires more money. And when rain fall is sparse, the GM crops fare far worse than traditional crops – a fact that these farmers oftentimes don’t learn until it’s too late and they’re standing there with failed crops, spiraling debts, and no income. Monsanto has been ruthless in their drive to use India as a testing ground for genetically modified crops, and it gives us a very clear picture of what could be in store for the rest of the world’s small farmers if they’re allowed to continue. 

Making matters worse, these GM seeds also contain “suicide genes” that render the seeds from this year’s crop useless. They simply won’t grow, so you cannot save them to plant for your next season’s harvest – a traditional farming method that’s been used since the dawn of farming itself. This means farmers are forced to buy the patented seeds and fertilizer again and again, every year. But that’s not all. Bt resistant pests and Roundup tolerant superweeds are on the rise, rendering the two major GM crop traits useless as well. The evolution of Bt resistant bollworms worldwide have now been confirmed and documented. The end result is that farmers are left with all of the downsides and none of the intended benefits.

No Cloning in Organic Production!

RAW MILK RAID Surveillance video at Rawesome Foods in Venice appears to show officers from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office entering the private food club with guns drawn, searching for evidence of raw milk and other items. The footage was obtained from Rawesome Foods.  WATCH THESE VIDEOS : Surveillance video  and  Raw-food raid highlights debate over government food regulation 'How can we not have the freedom to choose what we eat?'   - The fastest way to restore wellness is to stop putting into the body the things that have caused the physical problem to develop in the first place, and then give the body the nutrients it needs to repair and rebuild itself. The body is self-healing when the infraction is stopped and proper nutrients provided. The Incredible Healing Powers of Organically Grown Raw (Living) Foods and Juices




PROFESSOR CANNED FOR RELEASING PAPER ON GE CONTAMINATION  12/23/2004 - A well-respected and popular professor at the University of California in Berkeley has been fired after publishing a scientific paper regarding the uncontrolled contamination of irreplaceable native Mexican corn varieties by genetically engineered corn. Dr. Ignacio Chapela, whose corn contamination article was published in the science journal "Nature," was denied his tenure due to pressure from the biotech company Monsanto on the University (the UC Berkeley tenure review panel had actually voted almost unanimously to approve his tenure). Professor Chapela has been told to have his office cleaned out by December 31. Sign a petition to demand a review of Dr. Chapela's tenure denial. CLICK TO SIGN PETITION

Biotech corporations like Monsanto and Novartis are pursuing these technologies to boost sales of their patented crops and related products, despite the threats posed by these risky genetic experiments. Consumers will buy the products because they have no choice: by opposing warning labels, these companies are eliminating the consumer’s ability to make informed purchasing decisions. Families concerned about their health and environment are increasingly turning to organic food as a safer alternative and supporting ecological farming."Factsheet Greenpeace

Learn more: Can Genetic Engineering Feed the World? 
Glyphosate Fact Sheet 
Life for Sale
Monsanto: The Chemical Giant Experimenting with Our Food 
Monsanto: Greenpeace Corporate Criminal Report 
Not Ready for Roundup - A Critique of Monsanto's Risk Evaluation 
Not Ready for Roundup - Why Consumers and Farmers Should Avoid Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Soybeans 
The Public Says "No!" to Genetically Engineered Food - Action by Governments, Food Producers, Retailers and Consumers 
What is Genetic Engineering?  Learn more


What will it mean to have a steady stream of animal and microbial genes entering the gene pools of plants in wild ecosystems? Private companies and the federal government are pouring significant resources into biotechnology, and the major application of genetic engineering to agriculture is transgenic crops. This carefully reasoned science and policy assessment shows that the commercialization and release of transgenic crops on millions of acres of farmland can pose serious and costly environmental risks.Against the Grain : Biotechnology and the Corporate Takeover of Your Food by Marc Lappe, Britt Bailey

 "In only 150 pages, "Against the Grain" debunks many of the myths surrounding biotechnology and the genetic engineering that is revolutionizing US (and world) agriculture.One of the myths which "Against the Grain" debunks is the claim that genetically engineered crops are aimed at feeding the hungry of the world. As "Against the Grain" quite lucidly points out, if genetically engineered crops were aimed at feeding the hungry of the world then companies like Monsanto would develop seeds with certain characteristics such as: the ability to grow in substandard soils; the ability for plants to produce more protein, with increased per-acre yield, without increasing the need for expensive machinery, chemicals, fertilizer or water; they would aim to favour small farms over large farms; seeds would be cheap and freely available without restrictive licensing; they would be for crops that feed people, not animals. 

None of the genetically engineered crops now available have any of these characteristics. In fact new genetically engineered seeds require high-quality soils, huge investment in machinery and an increased use of chemicals.As "Against the Grain" so adeptly illustrates, the genetic engineering revolution has nothing to do with feeding the world's hungry but everything to do with enriching a priviledged few.

"There is no need for GM (genetically modified) crops; no one wants them, not famine-stricken African nations, and very possibly, not even the biotech corporations themselves, judging from the spectacular cutbacks and spin-outs of agricultural biotechnology and major retreats from funding academic research over the past year." Dr. Mae Wan-Ho, Institute for Science and Society www.i-is.org.uk 1/14/03


Protect the Future of Our Food Supply and Organic Food

Demand regulation of genetically engineered crops to protect the future of our food supply. Genetically engineered crops are pervasive polluters. The National Academy of Sciences reported that GE crops cannot be contained with current regulation and that the spread of GE genes causes environmental harm. The Union of Concerned Scientists Found widespread contamination of crops with GE genes. This is unacceptable and dangerous. . There must be regulations in place to ensure that all GE crops are appropriately monitored. Take Action Today!

Scientists now say that aggressive forms of GE corn, let loose in Oaxaca, may drive native species to extinction, causing the loss of irreplaceable cultivars.Hidden Dangers in Kids' Meals Two videos in one: includes an interview with Jeffrey M. Smith, footage of scientists, and a look at the miraculous improvement in student behavior that accompanied a change in diet at a Wisconsin school. Also included is a lecture by Smith on "The Health Dangers of Genetically Engineered Foods and Their Cover-up." --This text refers to the Hardcover  edition.

Jeffrey M. Smith is the director of the Institute for Responsible Technology and is one of the world’s leading advocates against GM foods. His book Seeds of Deception is rated the number one book on the subject and has had a substantial influence on public perception and even legislation. Smith has reached tens of millions of people through hundreds of media interviews. He produced the video Hidden Dangers in Kids’ Meals, and also writes a popular monthly syndicated column. He is on the Genetic Engineering Committee of the Sierra Club, was the former vice president of marketing for a GMO detection laboratory, and ran for U.S. Congress in his home state of Iowa to raise public awareness of the health and environmental dangers of GM foods.

Genetically Altered Food: Buyer Beware
By John Fagan - a molecular biologist who has conducted research using recombinant DNA techniques

Why are we so uninformed while European consumersare up in arms and their governments are taking swift action against the uncontrolled introduction of genetically modified foods?

Mention genetically altered foods to most Americans, and you will get a blank stare. A genetically cloned sheep has stolen the headlines. Yet with each passing day, we are filling our grocery carts with these foods in ever-increasing percentages without our knowledge or consent.

In Europe, shiploads of these products have been halted at borders. Supermarket chains and food producers have banned these products from their shelves or promised consumers that they will label these foods conspicuously. In fact, several nations are enacting stringent labeling requirements. Learn what is at the core of the fear about these new foods...



Organic crops are being polluted with the pollen from gene-altered plants destroying the purity of organic Thursday April 5, 2001: The Wall Street Journal purchased and tested 20 products with labels that read "Non-GMO" or "GMO-Free." They found that 11 of the products had evidence of some GMOs and another 5 had even higher levels of contamination. Virtually all of the products currently sold that are labeled Non-GMO or GMO-Free are made with organic ingredients. Since organic crops are suppose to be free from genetic engineering, you would think that organic products would be able to safely make the claim of Non-GMO or GMO-Free. Unfortunately, with over 70 million acres of genetically engineered crops planted in the United States, organic crops are being polluted with the pollen from these gene-altered plants destroying the purity of organics. 



Genetically engineered Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH )
Bovine Growth Hormone in your milk

Both the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) and the Consumer's Union, publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, have warned of the potential hazards to human health caused by consuming products derived from rBGH-treated cows. 

"Independent scientists criticized the FDA for ignoring substantial scientific evidence associating increased human consumption of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1), which increases in milk from rBGH injected cows, with an increased risk of breast and colon cancer."

Why is BGH is banned in Europe and Canada? Both the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) and the Consumer's Union, publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, have warned of the potential hazards to human health caused by consuming products derived from rBGH-treated cows. more



News from around the world: Year 1999 
 
  • The British Medical Association is calling for a moratorium on transgenic plantings.
  • In April, the seven largest grocery chains in six European countries made a public commitment to go "GE free"--to eliminate genetically engineered ingredients from their products and stores.
  • The Pope is warning of ethical implications.
  • 1300 UK schools have banned these foods from their cafeterias.
  • The European Union is demanding segregation and labeling of all GE imports.
  • Austria is fighting to be a biotech-free zone.


HEALTH-JAPAN: No Genetically-Altered Food Please

A growing number of Japanese consumers are up in arms against the imports of genetically modified food products, which are not subject to labelling despite their easy availability here. 

Despite assurances from the government, consumers' groups say these products could be hazardous to health and carry serious environmental implications. 

''The Japanese are being used as guinea pigs by rich countries and their corporations in the experiment of expanding genetically modified food,'' says Setsuko Yasuda of the Consumer Union of Japan. ''But the message from us is: Stop.''



Dangers of Genetically Engineered Foods

Hundreds of genetically engineered foods, food additives and ingredients that contain genes derived from animals, fish, insects, viruses, and bacteria will appear in shops, unless the public voice their concerns about proposed government regulations which will allow their sale without labelling, even though many genetic scientists say these foods will permanently damage your health. Here's how:

Pandora's Picnic Basket : The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods by Alan McHughen
 

"Already about 3,000 varieties of plants and animals contain genes from other species. These products are now making their way to supermarket shelves."

Genetically Engineered Foods - FAQ 
Answers To Frequently Asked Questions
 

GeneWatch
http://www.gene-watch.org/

The Council for Responsible Genetics (CRG), founded in 1983, is a national free organization of scientists, public health advocates and others which monitors the development of new genetic technologies and advocates for their responsible use. CRG works in the area of human genetics and commercial biotechnology and the environment. CRG programs foster informed public debate about the social, ethical and environmental implications of these genetic technologies through educational materials, position papers, model legislation, and a bi-monthly publication GeneWatch. 



Genetic foods spread disease
by Alex Jack

Genetically-engineered foods can cause potentially lethal reactions, according to a scientific report announced early this spring. The study confirmed for the first time that transfering genes to modify foods posed a risk to human health.

In tests conducted at the University of Nebraska and reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that soybeans modified with genes from Brazil nuts produced proteins that resulted in extreme, potentially deadly allergic reactions in people sensitive to the nuts.



British researcher questions safety of genetically altered food 
British research released on Monday says genetically modified potatoes can damage the immune systems of rats and calls into question the safety of the new food technology.
 

The Prince of Wales (AKA Prince Charles) Views on Genetically modified (GM) Crop
Excerpts from Prince Charles' web site 

"I personally have no wish to eat anything produced by genetic modification, nor do I knowingly offer this sort of produce to my family or guests."Prince of Wales

"Once genetic material has been released into the environment it cannot be recalled. The likelihood of a major problem may, as some people suggest, be slight, but if something does go badly wrong we will be faced with the problem of clearing up a kind of pollution which is self-perpetuating. I am not convinced that anyone has the first idea of how this could be done, or indeed who would have to pay. "

'We are told that GM crops will require less use of agro-chemicals. Even if this is true, it is certainly not the whole story. What it fails to take into account is the total ecological and social impact of the farming system. For example, most of the GM plants marketed so far contain genes from bacteria which make them resistant to a broad spectrum weedkiller available from the same manufacturer. When the crop is sprayed with this weedkiller, every other plant in the field is killed. The result is an essentially sterile field, providing neither food nor habitat for wildlife. These GM crop plants are capable of interbreeding with their wild relatives, creating new weeds with built-in resistance to the weedkiller, and of contaminating other crops. Modified genes from a crop of GM rape were found to have spread into a conventional crop more than a mile away. The result is that both conventional and organic crops are under threat, and the threat is one-way. "

"GM crop plants are also being developed to produce their own pesticide. This is predicted to cause the rapid appearance of resistant insects. Worse still, such pesticide-producing plants have already been shown to kill some beneficial predator insects as well as pests. To give just two examples, inserting a gene from a snowdrop into a potato made the potato resistant to greenfly, but also killed the ladybirds feeding on the greenfly. And lacewings, a natural predator of the corn borer and food for farmland birds, died when fed on pest insects raised on GM maize. "

"We are also told that GM techniques will help to 'feed the world'. This is a fundamental concern to all of us. But will the companies controlling these techniques ever be able to achieve what they would regard as a sufficient return from selling their products to the world's poorest people? Nor do I believe that the basic problem is always so simple. Where the problem is lack of food, rather than lack of money to buy food, there may be better ways of achieving the same ends. Recent research has shown, for example, that yields from some traditional farming systems can be doubled, and even trebled, through techniques that conserve natural resources while making the best use of labour and management skills. " click the healine to read the full story...

The US Is One of Only a Few Countries Using Genetically Engineered Food 
Dr. Mercola

Despite industry rhetoric, very few countries are willing to ignore public opposition and allow the commercial cultivation of GE soybeans, corn, cotton, or canola, the only four crops currently being grown on any significant scale. 

While farmers in 130 nations are currently producing certified organic crops, a grand total of three nations, (the US-with 68% of the world's GE crops, Canada-6%, and Argentina-22%) are still producing 96% of the world's GE crops.

Moreover the US, Canada, and Argentina are finding that that their major overseas customers such as Europe, Japan, and South Korea no longer want to buy GE crops, even for animal feed.

In Europe, the largest agricultural market in the world, grassroots market pressure has forced all of the major supermarket chains and food companies to remove GE ingredients from their consumer products. Meanwhile, on the regulatory front, no new GE crops have been approved for commercialization in the EU since 1998.

Syngenta (formerly Novartis), the largest biotech company in the world, has removed all GE ingredients from its consumer food products. Because of increasing marketplace pressure, 25% of all animal feed in the EU is already GE-free. 

Industry propaganda about feeding the world through increased productivity is no longer credible. Genetically engineered crops were created not because they are productive but because they're patentable.

Their economic value is oriented not toward helping subsistence farmers to feed themselves but toward feeding more livestock for the already overfed rich. 



Campaign for Food Safety: Find out what you can do at the
www.purefood.org web site

Campaign for Food Safety (formerly known as the Pure Food Campaign) 860 Highway 61, Little Marais, Minnesota 55614 Activist or Media Inquiries: (218) 226-4164, Fax: (218) 226-4157 Ronnie Cummins E-mail: alliance@mr.net http://www.purefood.org



BioDemocracy and Organic Consumers Association
http://www.purefood.org/   1-800-253-0681

Organic Consumers Association/BioDemocracy Campaign is a grassroots organization. The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) promotes food safety, organic farming and sustainable agricultural practices in the U.S. and internationally. We provide consumers with factual information they can use to make informed food choices. Genetic engineering, irradiation, toxic sludge fertilizer, mad cow disease, rBGH are some of the issues we address. The OCA gives interviews and supplies background material for journalists, news organizations, and public interest activists worldwide. Our campaign strategies include public education, activist networking, boycotts and protests, grassroots lobbying, media and public relations, and litigation. We publish two electronic newsletters: Organic View and BioDemocracy News.


Certified Organic Herbs and Foods
Medicinal Herbs, Bulk Spices, Gourmet Coffee and Tea, Aromatherapy, Bath and Body Accessories, Shamanic Accessories and much more. 

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Campaign to label genetically engineered foods

Tell FDA that you want mandatory labeling of GE foods

The FDA does not require mandatory pre-market safety testing or labeling of genetically engineered foods. Consumers have the right to know the contents of the food they purchase and consume. Vaccines/VaccineBooks.aspx" 
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Please Sign the Petition for Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods

Sign the petition for mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods

Without your voice, there is no choice!
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Citizens For Health is a free, grassroots, consumer advocacy group that champions public policies empowering individuals to make informed health choices. Let your voice be heard!

Opposition to GM Foods
In recent months, opposition to genetically modified (GM) foods has exploded in both Europe and Asia.[1] A powerful consumer/farmer backlash has spread across Europe and the Indian subcontinent, raising eyebrows even in the somnolent U.S.

Visit the www.purefood.org to learn more about: Save Organic Standards -- Break Corporate Control -- Genetically Enginered Food -- Toxic Food Current Alert/Upcoming Events -- Food Slander-- Food Irradiation -- Mad Cow and Pig Disease Cloning and Patenting -- rBGH -- Links -- Monsanto Watch

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Application of Science and Technology  http://www.psrast.org/

A wealth of articles about Genetically Engineered Foods - Safety Problems

Dozens of fabulous articles genetically engineered foods

ALLIANCE FOR BIO-INTEGRITY Protecting the Right to Eat Genetically Untampered Food

What else can you do?
Get Involved: Contact the Greenpeace Activist Network at (800) 930 4542 Members will receive a Community Action Guide with more detailed information on genetic engineering and suggestions for how you can organize community action.


Water The Great Healer and Detoxifier!  Water therapy has been used for centuries to heal the sick.  Hydro- and hydrothermal therapy are traditional methods of treatment that have been used for the treatment of disease and injury by many cultures, including those of ancient Rome, China, and Japan. Water therapy has been around for centuries. The ancient Greeks took therapeutic baths. Water is an important ingredient in the traditional Chinese and Native American healing systems. more

F. Batmanghelidj, M.D. - "Every function inside the body is regulated by and depends on water. Water must be available to carry vital elements, oxygen, hormones, and chemical messengers to all parts of the body. Without sufficient water to wet all parts equally, some more remote parts of the body will not receive the vital elements that water supplies. Water is also needed to carry toxic waste away from the cells. In fact, there are at least 50 reasons why the body needs sufficient water on a regular, everyday basis. Without sufficient water to constantly wet all parts, your body's drought-management system kicks into action. The histamine-directed chemical messenger systems are activated to arrange a new, lower quota of water for the drought-stricken areas. When histamine and its subordinate "drought managers" come across pain-sensing nerves, they cause pain. This is what I discovered in my research that I mentioned earlier."  Benefits of Alkaline, Ionized Water, by Dr. Hidemitsu Hayashi, M.D. 
Water has the ability to attract and accumulate bio-energy. It also stores an energy memory of harmful or helpful vibrations to which it was exposed in the past.  Chlorinated tap water is polluted with non-biological chemicals and negative energy imprints. It is also devoid of bio-energy and so may be regarded as being badly polluted as well as 'dead'. Alkaline living water is regarded by a growing number of health care professionals as the best water to drink and is listed as a medical device in Japan for the treatment of degenerative diseases.

Joseph M. Price, MD - "Chlorine is the greatest crippler and killer of modern times. It is an insidious poison."

Albert Schatz, Ph.D - "Fluoridation  is the greatest fraud that has ever been perpetrated and it has been perpetrated on more people than any other fraud has." Professor Albert Schatz, Ph.D. (Microbiology), Discoverer of streptomycin and Nobel Prize Winner

Matthew Silver, MD  - "An associate in her early fifties who had suffered for many years from the toxic effects of chlorine poisoning from inhaling vapors from an over-chlorinated swimming pool. This had resulted in many severe health challenges including extreme chronic fatigue and breathing difficulty that kept her housebound and dependent on oxyn. Even minimal exertion led to extreme shortness of breath. After just three days of drinking glyconutrients, she reported that all of her symptoms improved dramatically and that she was able to leave her house without oxygen and work in her garden, which she had not been able to do in years."  The sugars found on all Glyconutrients (saccharides) also address the workings of the brain and nervous system – from memory and sleep to anxiety and depression.

Safe, toxin-free, Ionized, Energized, Drinking Water helps to naturally flush toxins and acidic waste from the body and is a powerful antioxidant. Ionized Water makes more oxygen available to our cells than distilled, reverse osmosis, filtered only, bottled or tap water and is the best possible drinking water. "Disease and early death is more likely to be seen with the long term drinking of purified water. Avoid it except in special circumstances." Zoltan P. Rona M.D


Chemicals and Toxins Are The Primary Cause of Illness, Disease and Obesity

Substances that are toxic to our bodies come at us from all directions: the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, the cleaning products we use, and the metabolic waste produced inside us. Toxins build-up in the body contribute to premature aging and chronic and degenerative diseases. Dr. Steve Nugent, the past president of the American Naturopathic Medical Association, reported recently that "in the typical American home there are more toxins inside the home than outside the home! Your cells actually contain over 400 new toxins that didn't even exist 45 years ago and we are losing the battle against toxins!" It's a fact. There are increasing amounts of toxins and chemical agents in the water we drink, the food we eat and the air we breathe - they all contribute to the breakdown in cellular structure.