Joseph Palermo: The next time you order salmon at your favorite restaurant or buy some at your local grocers you could be unwittingly eating an entirely new life form on planet earth.
Food and Drug Policy
Wendell Berry said, "People are fed by the FOOD industry, which pays no attention to HEALTH and are treated by the HEALTH industry, which pays no attention to FOOD." This is emphasized by the proliferation of genetically modified foods (GMOs) in the United States and the increasing power that corporations like Monsato hold over our political process. The articles on this page address this and other food related issues. Please read and don't forget to share these articles with your network.
Rosemary Jenkins: What is beautiful and amazing about this drug is that, in a recent clinical study, 100% of participants in the at-risk group have remained free of infection.
Vegetarian Health: What convinced me to cut back on eating red meat was when I realized the environmental consequences of consuming it.
Defeating GMO Labeling — People are outraged once they see what happens to their dinner before it gets to their plates.
Good Food Movement — The Good Food rebellion has since sprouted, spread, and blossomed from coast to coast.
Ellen Brown: If the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) passes, control over not just our food but our health, our environment and our financial system will be in the hands of transnational corporations.
Label GMOs of San Fernando Valley presents National Health Federation President and General Counsel, Scott Tips — Tuesday, November 19th
Dan Bluemel: Food lines being under attack is nothing new in LA. Three years ago, a similar campaign, led by business interests and residents in the Skid Row area downtown, managed to shut one food line down and threaten several others.
Dan Farber: Somewhat surprisingly, considering its something the public cares about deeply, food safety doesn’t seem to have many friends in Washington.
Carole Bartolotto: While I can’t speak for the entire movement, I can say that the lack of research in humans and troubling findings in some animal studies is enough to make me question the safety and necessity of GMOs.
Walter Brasch: Fracking — the process the oil and gas industry uses to extract fossil fuel as much as two miles below the ground—may directly impact the nation’s water supply, reduce water-based recreational and sports activity, and lead to an increase in the cost of food.
Vijay Prasad: The US is perfectly content to allow the Chinese to buy its debt, and finance its debt-driven consumption and its debt-driven asset bubbles. American pride does not want to countenance Chinese purchases of actual US assets.
Carole Bartolotto: The good news is that you can easily replace cow’s milk with almond, soy, rice, hemp or coconut milk instead. I love Trader Joe’s Vanilla Almond Milk.