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"Save our supplements:" natural health stores and consumers oppose new Liberal gov regulations

One in 5 natural health product brands are seriously considering leaving Canada due to new proposed regulations on supplements, according to the Canadian Health Food Association.

Canadians who purchase natural health products and supplements such as multivitamins, probiotics, and herbal remedies may see large price increases and less variety because of the incoming rules imposed by the Trudeau government.

According to 2016 Health Canada data, 71% of Canadians are natural health product users.

Comment: With a statistic like that, there is no doubt it would not escape certain pharmaceutical interests who seem to hold the reins of government.

Comment: Bill C-47's Division 27 - Food and Drugs Act - Natural Health Products
The existing FDA provisions also include prohibitions on providing false or misleading information to the Minister, obligations on the part of holders of a clinical trial authorization to publish prescribed information concerning clinical trials, and obligations on the part of health care institutions to provide prescribed information to the Minister about serious adverse drug reactions or medical device incidents.
It may all sound reasonable on the surface, and yet within the backdrop of what unHealth Canada did and does when dealing with 'big' covid-pharmaceutical, it is simply a joke.

Doctor urges Canadian Medical Association to investigate unusual death of 80 doctors since vaccine rollout


Malaria confirmed in Florida mosquitoes after several human cases

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Multiple mosquitoes gathered by authorities in Florida's Sarasota County have tested positive for malaria at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab, as the response has ramped up to stamp out further spread of the illness. Four locally-acquired cases of malaria were recently reported in Florida, along with one in Texas — the first known instances of the mosquito-borne illness being transmitted within the U.S. since 2003.

Three mosquitoes carrying the parasite that causes malaria were collected from the same woodlot, Sarasota County Mosquito Management Services told CBS News in a statement. They were among more than a hundred samples that have been shipped to the CDC for testing.

Local authorities have targeted their eradication efforts in that area to wipe out Anopheles mosquitoes, the insect that spreads malaria, through spraying efforts from trucks, aircraft and on foot.

"Efforts continue to test more Anopheles from all areas of concern as well as treatments," the county said.


Bill Gates pledges $400 Million to test new TB vaccine on 26,000 people in Africa and Southeast Asia

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust on Wednesday announced plans to fund a phase 3 clinical trial for a tuberculosis (TB) vaccine that will be tested on 26,000 people at 50 sites in Africa and Southeast Asia over the next four to six years.

Gates committed $400 million to the trial and Wellcome — the largest funder of medical research in the U.K. and one of the largest in the world — committed an additional $150 million.

Comment: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have a long history of testing experimental vaccines on vulnerable third-world nations, and are rarely ever held accountable for the crimes they commit against the population:


How to create a deadly pandemic in five easy steps


1. Release an ordinary virus (because your GoF abilities suck) - blame it on the Chinese.

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2. Euthanise old folk and blame it on the virus.


Pfizer vaccine batches in the EU were placebos, say scientists

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Scientists have uncovered startling evidence that a substantial portion of the batches of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine deployed in the European Union may in fact have consisted of placebos - and that the German regulator knew this and did not subject them to quality-control testing.

The scientists, Dr. Gerald Dyker, Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Ruhr University Bochum, and Dr. Jörg Matysik, Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Leipzig, are part of a group of five German-speaking scientists who have been publicly raising questions about the quality and safety of the BioNTech vaccine (as it is known in Germany) for the last year and a half.

They recently appeared on the Punkt.Preradovic online programme of the German journalist Milena Preradovic to discuss batch variability. Their starting point was the recent Danish study showing enormous variation in the adverse events associated with different batches of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, or BNT162b2 per its scientific codename. The below figure from the Danish study illustrates this variation.
It shows that the batches used in Denmark, which are represented by the points in the graph, essentially break down into three groups.


Finally: Soft drink sweetener aspartame set to be declared 'possibly carcinogenic' by WHO cancer agency

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© Inconnu
Aspartame is used in products such as Coca-Cola diet drinks, Extra chewing gum and some Snapple drinks

One of the world's most common artificial sweeteners is set to be declared a possible carcinogen next month by a leading global health body, according to two sources with knowledge of the process, pitting it against the food industry and regulators.

Aspartame, used in products from Coca-Cola diet drinks to Mars' Extra chewing gum and some Snapple drinks, will be listed in July as "possibly carcinogenic to humans" for the first time by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organisation's (WHO) cancer research arm, the sources said.

The IARC ruling, finalised earlier this month after a meeting of the group's external experts, is intended to assess whether something is a potential hazard or not, based on all the published evidence.

Comment: SOTT has been reporting on the dangers of this evil chemical for years:


Serious adverse events from Pfizer's mRNA vaccine are not "rare"

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Drug regulators and public health agencies have saturated the airways with claims that serious harms following covid vaccination are "rare."

But there has been very little scrutiny of that claim by the media, and I could not find an instance where international agencies actually quantified what they meant by the term "rare" or provided a scientific source.
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The best evidence so far, has been a study published in one of vaccinology's most prestigious journals, where independent researchers reanalysed the original trial data for the mRNA vaccines.

The authors, Fraiman et al, found that serious adverse events (SAEs) - i.e. adverse events that require hospitalisation - were elevated in the vaccine arm by an alarming rate - 1 additional SAE for every 556 people vaccinated with Pfizer's mRNA vaccine.


RFK Jr. answers medical freedom leaders' questions: "How would you fix U.S. health policy?"

Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Tuesday hosted a roundtable discussion with leading critics of prevailing health policy who debated topics ranging from public health agency capture to climate change.

Approximately 11,000 viewers watched live as Dr. Pierre Kory, Maureen McDonnell, Mikki Willis, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Patrick Gentempo, Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, Sayer Ji and Del Bigtree asked Kennedy, founder and chairman on leave from Children's Health Defense (CHD), a series of questions about how his administration would address key issues of concern to the medical freedom movement.

"This is the moment when the collapsing center, the disintegrating center, the dysfunctional health system finally opens up and what has so long been 'alternative' might become a new mainstream that could transform the health of this country," roundtable facilitator and author Charles Eisenstein said, kicking off the discussion.

Comment: RFK Jr.'s stance against the medical-industrial complex and his insistence on spreading truth paints him as a genuine threat against the establishment. It will be very interesting to see how far he progresses towards the 2024 elections, given that his position on both domestic and foreign issues appears to be diametrically opposed to many other candidates in his party. One thing is for sure... he will need to be very careful in the coming years so that he doesn't suffer the same fate as his father and uncle.


Japan reports world's first death from Oz virus - first cases of malaria reported in US in decades follows 2018 trial of Gates Foundation GMO mosquitoes in Florida

Oz virus
© EPA-EFE/National Institute of Infectious Diseases
An electron micrograph of the Oz virus.
A woman in her 70s died in Ibaraki prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, after contracting the Oz virus, making her case the world's first death by the possibly tick-borne infection, Japanese authorities said on Friday.

The virus was discovered in the country in 2018, and while there may have been cases of humans and wild animals being infected, there had been no confirmation of its onset on a person until now, the authorities said.

The woman went to a medical institution in the summer of 2022 after developing symptoms, including fever and fatigue, according to the prefectural government and the health ministry.

Comment: In related news, just a few days later Texas reported an 'extremely rare case of locally transmitted malaria, which comes just after two similar cases in recent weeks:
"A Texas resident who spent time working outdoors in Cameron County was recently diagnosed with malaria," according to a health advisory issued Friday by t​he Texas Department of State Health Services. "DSHS has been working with local health departments to follow up on the case and determine whether other people may have been exposed. So far, no other locally acquired malaria cases have been identified in Texas."

T​he Florida cases were reported May 26 and June 19 by the health departments in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

H​ow Rare Is Locally Acquired Malaria?

M​alaria is so unusual in the U.S. that it's considered an eradicated disease. When there are cases, it's almost always related to international travel.

B​ut the health departments in Florida and Texas said the three recent cases came from local mosquito bites.

T​he last case of locally acquired malaria in Texas was in 1994, according to the health advisory.

O​f 488 cases of malaria reported in Florida over the past decade, one other case besides the two recent ones are confirmed to have been contracted locally, according to state records.

H​ow Does Malaria Spread?

M​alaria is transmitted by certain species of female anopheles mosquitoes, which are present throughout most of the continental United States. But the disease is widely influenced by weather.

"Where malaria is found depends mainly on climatic factors such as temperature, humidity, and rainfall," the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says on its website.

B​ut scientists warn that a changing climate could push mosquito-borne diseases into new areas and increase their prevalence in places where they already exist.

Globally, the most recent numbers from the World Health Organization estimate that about 247 million people in 85 countries contracted malaria and 619,000 died in 2021. Children under the age of 5 are among the groups most vulnerable.
Coincidentally, or not, Business Insider reported back in 2018:
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with mosquito engineering company Oxitec to develop a male mosquito designed to kill off future generations of malaria-transmitting bugs.[...]

Oxitec is hoping to try out some of its other lab-made mosquitoes in the Florida Keys this summer, even though residents have in the past voiced fierce opposition to the idea.


Lab-grown meat in U.S. approved by USDA: Scientists raise valid concerns over safety

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Wednesday approved the sale of lab-grown meat for the first time, giving two California-based food technology startups the green light to sell chicken grown in a lab from animal cells, The Associated Press (AP) reported.

The approval granted to Upside Foods and Good Meat — the first two companies to go through the regulatory approval process — makes the U.S. the second country in the world, behind Singapore, to allow sales of lab-grown or so-called "cultivated" meat.

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