PBS Frontline Film: Supplements and Safety According to a new film by  PBS’s Frontline which aired January 19th, “There is no effective system to detect potential harm from supplements”.  The film also points the finger at the failed US Medwatch system at the FDA and their weak ability to keep up with all the potentially dangerous nutritional supplements  that are hitting the market without adequate regulation.   What’s the problem? The film reveals what many of us in the health professions have known for years, that most health supplements are loosely regulated by government agencies like the FDA’s Medwatch.  Law prohibits manufacturers [More]
New Peer Reviewed Study Shatters Myth of Substantial Equivalence and GMO Safety Source: Food Democracy Now According to the new research, published in the peer-reviewed journal Agricultural Sciences, the process of genetic engineering creates significant disruptions to basic cellular functions in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready GMO soybeans. Background on this Study: An independent scientist with four degrees from MIT, Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai released the results of groundbreaking new research that proves the FDA’s current legal construct of “substantial equivalence”, which allows new GMO crops to be approved without proper safety tests, is seriously outdated, unscientific and a fraud when it comes to assessing [More]
BREAKING NEWS: The House Agriculture Committee just endorsed the DARK Act. Source EWG.org (EWG Action Alert) We need you to take action immediately: Click here to urge your member of Congress to oppose the DARK Act and support mandatory GMO labeling right now – before it’s too late. Now that the House Agriculture Committee has officially approved what we’ve dubbed the Deny Americans the Right to Know– or DARK Act – it could be coming up for a vote in the full House ANY DAY NOW. Not only would this reprehensible, anti-consumer bill block states from adopting their own GMO labeling [More]