Current Health News

June 28, 2016 - Issue 3601


Food Monopoly Aimed at Controlling Population Destroys Environment and Poses Serious Threat to Human Health

Food Monopoly

June 28, 2016

Even affluence is no guarantee you won't fall victim to this negative influence on your health. In fact, no matter how thin or wealthy you are, this travesty is one to avoid, unless you want to be a sitting duck for disease and an early grave. Because by its very definition, it is "against life."

Genetically Engineered Golden Rice Falls Short on Lifesaving Promise

GE Golden Rice

June 28, 2016

Rice genetically engineered to produce beta-carotene has been touted as a lifesaver for vitamin A deficiency in developing countries. But even after nearly two decades of research, the GE rice isn't ready for approval and has failed to demonstrate real health benefits to its targeted consumers.

DuPont Deception

DuPont Deception

June 28, 2016

DuPont's decades-long manufacture of PFOA, or perfluorooctanoic acid (also called C8), has left behind a toxic legacy in the form of disease and contaminated drinking water. As the first of thousands of related lawsuits are heard, the company is in the midst of a merger that could potentially shield it from liability.