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Monsanto celebrates approval of deadly herbicide "Dicamba", continues to suppress cancer research

The promise that transgenic crops would lead to "greener" agriculture and less chemicals has not come to pass. Instead, more and more chemicals are being used on our food and the feed we raise our livestock on.

Since the introduction of transgenic crops two decades ago, herbicide-resistant weeds have become a serious problem. At least 35 weed species are now resistant to glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup.1

Comment: Major biotech companies like Monsanto couldn't care less about the health and well being of the general population, hence why they continue to create more toxic chemicals which are undoubtedly responsible for the destruction of whole ecosystems and chronic illness.

More information on Monsanto's Dicamba:


Going too far! Big Pharma reaches into the womb

If vaccinating pregnant mothers weren't bad enough, now the vaccine companies would like a twofer by also going after the child in utero.

For many months now, we've been monitoring the progress of the 21st Century Cures bill. This legislation is intended to bring medicine into the 21st century, but as we've noted before, it does the opposite. Rather than looking forward, this bill simply doubles down on conventional approaches that have been in place for decades.

21st Century Cures passed the House last year. The Senate has broken up the bill into over a dozen separate pieces, which could be considered any day now.


Maternal B12 deficiency increases children's risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders

Pregnant women were recently given new information in regard to optimizing their child's health: Make sure you're getting enough vitamin B12.

A recent study revealed that babies whose moms had a B12 deficiency during pregnancy may later have higher odds of developing type 2 diabetes, as well as other serious metabolic problems.1

If you've ever gotten "that tired feeling" and general lack of energy, you may not realize you have a vitamin B12 deficiency. It can go undetected for years; in fact, around 15 percent of the U.S. population has this condition.

Several seemingly unrelated symptoms, however, such as poor memory, shortness of breath, loss of taste and smell, depression, and tingling in your extremities, may be an indication that getting your B12 levels checked might be a good idea.

Comment: Cyanocobalamin is the most common form of Vitamin B12 and the form that is usually found in multivitamins and B-complexes. However, cyanocobalamin is a a synthetic form of Vitamin B12, which does not occur in normally in nature, as it can't be synthesized by humans or by other animals. Another problem with cyanocobalamin is that its metabolism may release small amounts of cyanide into the system which is a potential issue for people who have impaired detoxification. The most desirable form of B12 is methylcobalamin, which is the form produced by our gut bacteria.


Is there any aloe vera in your aloe vera gel?

The aloe vera gel many Americans buy to soothe damaged skin contains no evidence of aloe vera at all.

Samples of store-brand aloe gel purchased at national retailers Wal-Mart, Target and CVS showed no indication of the plant in various lab tests. The products all listed aloe barbadensis leaf juice — another name for aloe vera — as either the No. 1 ingredient or No. 2 after water.

There's no watchdog assuring that aloe products are what they say they are. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration doesn't approve cosmetics before they're sold and has never levied a fine for selling fake aloe. That means suppliers are on an honor system, even as the total U.S. market for aloe products, including drinks and vitamins, has grown 11 percent in the past year to $146 million, according to Chicago-based market researcher SPINS LLC.

"You have to be very careful when you select and use aloe products," said Tod Cooperman, president of White Plains, New York-based ConsumerLab.com, which has done aloe testing.

Aloe's three chemical markers — acemannan, malic acid and glucose — were absent in the tests for Wal-Mart, Target and CVS products conducted by a lab hired by Bloomberg News. The three samples contained a cheaper element called maltodextrin, a sugar sometimes used to imitate aloe. The gel that's sold at another retailer, Walgreens, contained one marker, malic acid, but not the other two. That means the presence of aloe can't be confirmed or ruled out, said Ken Jones, an independent industry consultant based in Chapala, Mexico.

Comment: Benefits of real aloe vera gel:

Apple Red

Toxic genie in a bottle: Glyphosate is lurking on your dinner plate

As we sit down to eat dinner, do we ever think of what's in our food besides vitamins, minerals, enzymes, protein, roughage and calories? Very few of us, I'd imagine, are aware of the fact that more than we know, not only lurks in most of the food chain, but also in us who eat food. It's almost as if some 'beastie' from the great dark foreboding beyond contaminated just about everything we eat resulting from 'altruistic' corporate interests disguised as supposedly saving humankind from starvation by increasing crop output. That 'beastie' is genetically modified 'phood'.

The supposed magic 'elixir' in genetically modified food agriculture is a Class 2A carcinogen [1], glyphosate. That 'genie in the bottle' is marketed under various trade names, but more commonly known as Monsanto's Roundup, including crop seeds called "Roundup-Ready."
Roundup Ready Crops (RR Crops) are genetically engineered crops that have had their DNA altered to allow them to withstand the herbicide glyphosate (the active ingredient of Monsanto's herbicide Roundup). [2]

Comment: Why we should be concerned about the amount of glyphosate in our food supply:
Gut-Wrenching: New studies reveal the insidious effects of Glyphosate"

Contrary to the current widely-held misconception that glyphosate is relatively harmless to humans, the available evidence shows that glyphosate may rather be the most important factor in the development of multiple chronic diseases and conditions that have become prevalent in Westernized societies."
Glyphosate toxicity: An interview with genetic engineer Thierry Vrain

A large number of published scientific studies — mostly done outside the United States — show that as little as 1 ppm of glyphosate will kill almost all bacteria — particularly beneficial bacteria — in the gut of animals; that endocrine disruption starts at 0.5 ppm; and that even just a few ppm can cause oxidative stress, chronic inflammation, DNA damage, and many other disruptions in mammalian organ cells and tissues.

Recent scientific studies clearly show that glyphosate doesn't degrade easily in soil or in humans and animals. A German study suggests that glyphosate accumulates in all organs (liver, kidneys, intestines, heart, lungs, bones, and so on) of animals and people eating food products made from Roundup Ready crops.


SPIDER letter highlights Center for Disease Control corruption

Last month, The Hill published a letter sent by "more than a dozen" senior Center for Disease Control (CDC) scientists charging the agency with nursing an atmosphere of pervasive research fraud.

The group, which claimed to represent scientists across the CDC's diverse branches, calls itself SPIDER (Scientists Preserving Integrity, Diligence and Ethics in Research). The letter to CDC Chief of Staff, Carmen Villar, expressed alarm "about the current state of ethics at our agency." The scientists complained that "our mission is being influenced and shaped by outside parties and rogue interests" and "circumvented by some of our leaders."

The scientists told Villar that, "questionable and unethical practices, occurring at all levels and in all of our respective units, threaten to undermine our credibility and reputation as a trusted leader in public health." The letter charged that staff level scientists "are intimidated and pressed to do things they know are not right," and that, "Senior management officials at CDC are clearly aware and even condone these behaviors."

Take 2

Gardasil exposed: HPV vaccine is being tested on infants it has killed & permanently injured thousands

Although Gardasil is considered one of the most dangerous vaccines on the market, trials for Gardasil are being conducted on infants. Merck & Co is trying to sell infants Gardasil.

This video deeply examines Gardasil, and includes testimony from experts and victims.

Comment: More horrifying facts about the HPV vaccine

At the very First Annual Global HPV Vaccine Symposium at AutismOne in Chicago this past week, some very shocking facts were discussed in regards to this extremely dangerous vaccine.

I don't think it's possible to read this list and not feel anger at what is being done to our population under the pretense of prevention.
  1. In 2010 the FDA allowed a presentation by those injured by HPV Vaccines... they have still not responded.
  2. Since the introduction of HPV Vaccines, VAERS reports of autoimmune conditions have increased more than 1000%, infertility reports increased 790%, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) reports increased 270%, blindness and deafness reports increased 188%.
  3. HPV Vaccines account for 25% of all VAERS reports.
  4. It costs the U.S. $30,000,000 per year in HPV vaccines to eliminate less than 3 deaths per 100,000 women from cervical cancer... which would have been caught by pap smears anyway. AND this is despite the fact that HPV vaccines do not prevent CIN1/2 lesions from progressing to CIN3.
  5. Merck has always promised there is no HPV viral DNA in HPV vaccines, which is an outright lie. In 2012, Dr. Lee found that 100% of all HPV Vaccines contain HPV Viral DNA, and this was confirmed by French scientists in 2014. Injecting HPV Viral DNA causes HPV infection.
  6. In 2015 it was discovered by an Australian scientist that Merck's HPV Vaccine "saline placebo" was not saline. It was Polysorbate 80... which causes ovarian failure, infertility, autoimmunity and nut allergies. This is important because that means when comparing the vaccine (containing Polysorbate 80) to the placebo, they could confidently say there were no differences or changes. (Polysorbate 80 is an ingredient in numerous vaccines.)
  7. In 2015 Dr. Lee officially recommended no physical activity or sports for at least 2 months after receiving Gardasil because of the very high chance of cardiac arrest.

Cupcake Choco

Sugar and the corruption of science: Deadly at any dose

© Deadly sugar
It is estimated that the average American consumes 94 grams of sugar daily. [1] This amounts to nearly 2 billion pounds of sugar each month in the form of candies, cakes, breads, cookies and other sweet treats. Our national sugar addiction rages on despite the fact that sugar is widely known as a major culprit in our country's epidemic levels of disease. A recent report from Credit Suisse's Research Institute revealed that approximately "30% - 40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar."[2] The figures suggest that our high consumption of sugar runs us an incredible $1 trillion in healthcare costs each year. The Credit Suisse report highlighted several health conditions including coronary heart diseases, type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which numerous studies have linked to excessive sugar intake.[3]

Though it takes little effort to discover the abundance of scientific research demonstrating sugar's deadly effects on health, most Americans prefer to ignore the reality of this toxic dietary staple. Let's take a closer look at a few of the latest studies available to them if they chose to look:
The prestigious scientific journal Human Reproduction published a study last year showing that girls who consumed higher amounts of sugar sweetened beverages began menstruating earlier than their peers. Early menstruation among girls is known to increase the risk of breast cancer later on in life. The study is notable because other than sugary drink consumption no other variable that was measured, including body mass index or total food intake, correlated to earlier menstruation. [4]


Emergency services in Melbourne, Australia declare 'major disaster' after mass 'unprecedented thunderstorm asthma' event

Ambulance Victoria was flooded with calls after a storm hit Melbourne shortly before 6pm.
A massive thunderstorm has caused an outbreak of asthma so severe emergency services in Melbourne ran out of ambulances to help those in need.

The enormous storm, which hit the Victorian capital at around 6pm on Monday, is believed to have led to a large scale occurrence of 'thunderstorm asthma' - where pollen and irritants swept into the air by the storm affect asthma sufferers.

In what was described as a 'major disaster', Triple Zero was so swamped by calls that Ambulance Victoria ran out of ambulances to help people.

It forced police officers and GPs to swing into action and help asthma sufferers across the city, The Age reports.

The head of Victoria's health services said he'd never seen an incident like it in more than 40 years as a paramedic.

'Every ambulance and ambulance manager was recalled,' Paul Holman said.

'It was an unprecedented night.

Comment: According to the health website, Mercola, it has also been suggested that storms' electrical charge makes tiny pollen and mold particles stickier, increasing the likelihood that they will cause trouble in the lungs once inhaled. As written in Current Allergy and Asthma Reports:
"The weather system of a mature thunderstorm likely entrains grass pollen into the cloud base, where pollen rupture would be enhanced, then transports the respirable-sized fragments of pollen debris to ground level where outflows distribute them ahead of the rain.

The conditions occurring at the onset of a thunderstorm might expose susceptible people to a rapid increase in concentrations of pollen allergens in the air that can readily deposit in the lower airways and initiate asthmatic reactions."


Mysterious polio-like illness plaguing children stumps CDC

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As of September 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 89 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), also often referred to as Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), a neurological disease whose symptoms resemble those of poliovirus and non-polio enteroviruses, but for which no cause or treatment is known.

The CDC recorded its first case of AFM in August of 2014. Through December 2014, there were 120 people confirmed with AFM onset in 34 states. In 2015, 15 people across 16 states presented with AFM. New statistics show a surge in 2016, with 89 people across 33 states confirmed to have AFM through September.

Admittedly, the CDC is in the early stages of gathering information about AFM and is monitoring disease activity, investigating cases, risk factors and causes of the mystery illness. Based on AFM's statistics, most patients are children with an average age of seven years whose symptoms mirror those of polio and non-polio enteroviruses, adenoviruses and West Nile virus. The 2014 identification of AFM coincided with a national outbreak of severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), although the CDC said detection of the EV-D68 pathogen was not clear and consistent among all the AFM specimens.1

"It is biologically plausible that EV-D68 could have caused the cases of AFM in 2014, as other enteroviruses have been demonstrated to cause AFM. Also, EV-D68 has been previously identified in clinical specimens from a few patients with AFM. In those cases, however, it is not clear whether the presence of EV-D68 was a coincidence or whether it was the cause of the AFM," the CDC stated.2