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Agrochemicals and Institutional Corruption: Pleading with the Slave Master Will Not Set You Free

By Colin Todhunter Source: CounterPunch Environmental campaigner Dr Rosemary Mason has just written to President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans and Health Commissioner Vytenis Andruikaitis. As set out below, she asks … Continue reading

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The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?

By Colin Todhunter Source: RINF The proportion of deaths due to cancer around the world increased from 12 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2013. Globally, cancer is already the second-leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases. In India, government … Continue reading

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Bayer and Monsanto: A Marriage Made in Hell

By Steven MacMillan Source: New Eastern Outlook In a world infected with a plethora of immoral multinational corporations, it is hard to think of two corporations who have more nefarious histories than Bayer AG and Monsanto. Considering this, it is … Continue reading

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Terror Cells

Ain’t no cure for dystopian biology By Barbara Ehrenreich Source: The Baffler At around the turn of the millennium, some disturbing findings surfaced in the biomedical literature. Macrophages—immune cells whose function is to attack and kill microbes and other threats … Continue reading

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Another “Gift” From Monsanto: Cancer-Causing Astroturf

Could artificial turf cause cancer? Source: La Opinion Artificial turf has always been seen as practical; not only are old tires being put to good use, athletic facilities are spared the expense and maintenance costs of keeping up with real … Continue reading

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