Current Health News

February 7, 2017 - Issue 3825


American Grassfed Certification Now Assures the Highest Quality for Beef and Dairy Products

grassfed meat

February 7, 2017

Now that producers know there's a strong market for grassfed meat, some have become adept at slipping meat under the radar, no high standard necessary. That's why you should check for these two words before every purchase, or you could be throwing your hard-earned dollars down the drain.

Human-Pig GMO Created at Vaccine Institute

human pig hybrid cells

February 7, 2017

In a study that sounds more like a work of science fiction than reality, scientists harnessed human pluripotent stem cells, which divide indefinitely and become any type of cell in the body, to create human-pig embryos. The creation of this chimera is being heralded as a breakthrough that could one day lead to the ability to 'grow' human organs in pigs, but serious and unforeseen consequences could result.

FDA Milk Prohibition Is Dirty Dairy’s Scheme

raw milk

February 7, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bans the interstate sale or distribution of raw milk, a regulation that favors industrial mega-dairy farms while forcing small farmers out of business. Increasing numbers of Americans are seeking out locally produced raw milk, however, and some states are introducing bills to comply.