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(FoodOnline) – Coming soon from Cargill: Genetically-modified omega-3 oils

Cargill To Introduce Industry-First Healthy Oil Innovation, Clear Valley® Omega-3 Oil Made From Canola And Flax Seed, At IFT Food Expo Read More Here

(MailOnline) – The toxic truth about mega-farms: Chemical fumes, distressed animals and poisoned locals driven from their homes and worse

So what kind of ghastly chemical plant did the Brouses live next door to in Minnesota? in fact, the facility that was slowly poisoning this hapless family (and thousands like them across America) was a dairy farm. Not, however, a dairy farm as you might imagine, with cows chewing the cud or roaming freely in the fields.

This one was called a CAFO – a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation – a ‘mega-farm’ where cows by the thousand live on concrete and rarely get to see the sun, where they never actually graze, where their lives are shortened from round-the-clock milking. Read More Here

(NaturalNews) – Conventional prostate cancer treatments increase risk of blood clots by 250 percent

A recent study published in The Lancet Oncology has found that men with prostate cancer are twice as likely as healthy men to suffer a blood clot, and those with the disease who undergo certain conventional treatments are at an even greater risk. Read More Here

(NaturalNews) – Busted: Wyeth Used Ghostwriters To Place Over 40 “Scientific” Articles In Medical Journals

Documents unsealed as part of a lawsuit against drug giant Wyeth Pharmaceuticals reveal that the company used ghostwriters to prepare at least 40 medical journal articles promoting the use of its hormone-replacement drug Prempro. Read More Here

(WashExam) – Drug lobby showers money on its hero Harry Reid

No scalp would be as treasured by Republicans this fall as that of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. And no incumbent is receiving as much air support from the drug industry as is Reid, who championed a health care bill that pads drug company profits. Read More Here

Israel destroys Gaza dairy for second time

(Aletho) – It was not a chemical plant, nor a nuclear facility, nor a manufacturer of weapons of mass destruction. But almost all the rubble of the entirely destroyed factory was covered in white, with white chunks everywhere. These were pieces of cheese, butter and yoghurt — some of the products made by the Dalloul dairy factory in southern Gaza City. Continue reading

Obama Administration Takes from American Farmers, Gives to Israel

At a time of financial crisis in the United States in which thousands of Americans have lost their jobs and homes, an Israeli news service reports that President Obama has just signed a presidential memo eliminating a tariff on Israel that protected American dairy farmers and that raised money for the American economy. Continue reading

U.S. Farm Profit Plunging on Lower Crop, Dairy Prices (Update3)

(Bloomberg) – Profits for U.S. farmers will plunge more than expected this year, dropping 38 percent from 2008 as the recession erodes demand for crops, livestock and dairy products, the government said. Continue reading

Fructose linked to memory problems: Rat study

High consumption of fructose in the diet may lead to spatial memory problems, according to a new study with rats from Georgia State University. Continue reading

Obama Puts Monsanto Lobbyist In Charge Of Food Safety

Genetically modified foods are not safe. The only reason they’re in our food supply is because government bureaucrats with ties to industry suppressed or manipulated scientific research and deprived consumers of the information they need to make informed choices about whether or not to eat genetically modified foods. Continue reading

Food Riots Have Already Begun as Global Grain Prices Skyrocket, Supplies Dwindle

Riots and other forms of civil unrest have already broken out around the world in response to a global grain shortage and surging food prices.

According to data from the World Food Program and the early warning and global information system of the Food and Agricultural Organization, street protests and rioting over high food prices have broken out in Guinea, Indonesia, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Uzbekistan, Yemen and West Africa in the past several months. Continue reading