Tag Archives: United States Environmental Protection Agency

No seeds, no independent research

Companies that genetically engineer crops have a lock on what we know about their safety and benefits. By Doug Gurian-Sherman Soybeans, corn, cotton and canola — most of the acres planted in these crops in the United States are genetically altered. “Transgenic” seeds reduce the use of some insecticides. But herbicide use is higher, and […]

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Perchlorate, Rocket Fuel Chemical In Drinking Water, To Be Regulated By EPA

DINA CAPPIELLO   The Environmental Protection Agency is setting the first federal drinking water standard for a toxic rocket fuel ingredient linked to thyroid problems in pregnant women and young children, the Obama administration announced on Wednesday. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson said that setting the standard will protect public health and spark new […]

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Congressman Accuses White House Of Putting Spin Above Science

Dan Froomkin   A Democratic congressman on Tuesday releasedheavily-redacted documents suggesting that White House officials overruled scientific concerns as they rushed to release a controversial report last summer on what happened to the oil that had spilled from a BP rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The report’s basic findings were largely vindicated in November, when […]

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Reducing Our Recommended Daily Dose Of Poison—Fluoride

And you thought the Government put  Fluoride in the water because they were worried about tooth decay among the American people? Now you will learn, “the rest of the story. Good Day!” January 24, 2011 by Bob Livingston The Environmental Protection Agency has finally admitted the danger posed by injecting fluoride into our water supplies and using it to control pests infood storage and processing facilities… […]

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Report: USDA also knew about bee-killing pesticide

Monday, January 24, 2011 by: Ethan A. Huff   Neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides that attack insects’ central nervous systems, are increasingly being linked to killing off bees, bats and other pollinators that are essential for growing food. And a two-year-old report just now being released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) adds to […]

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Petitions lead to EPA ban on toxic sulfuryl fluoride

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 by: Jonathan Benson The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted a petition filed by the Fluoride Action Network (FAN), the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Beyond Pesticides, to stop the commercial use of sulfuryl fluoride in food. The EPA agreed with the groups’ position that the insecticide and food fumigant […]

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8 Conspiracy Theories About Health That The Mainstream Media Has Been Forced To Admit Are Actually True

    Who knows more about health – the mainstream media or those that believe in “conspiracy theories”? Well, the truth is that time after time after time those in the “alternative media” and those who believe in “conspiracy theories” have been proven to be far ahead of those in the mainstream media when it […]

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Food safety hypocrisy is in your face

Sunday, January 16, 2011 by: Paul Fassa   The proposed Food Safety Bill threatens our access to wholesome organic foods. It also threatens livelihoods of dedicated small farm and dairy people who care about food quality. And most of you know it grants the FDA and USDA more power, which most of you also know […]

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CDC adjusts fluoride poisoning of America's water supply to a lower level

Saturday, January 08, 2011 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com   The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today issued a startling report that admits2 in 5 children in America show signs of fluoride poisoning(streaking, spotting or pitting of teeth due to dental fluorosis). The agency concluded thatfluoride levels need to be […]

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CDC adjusts fluoride poisoning of America’s water supply to a lower level

Saturday, January 08, 2011 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com   The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today issued a startling report that admits2 in 5 children in America show signs of fluoride poisoning(streaking, spotting or pitting of teeth due to dental fluorosis). The agency concluded thatfluoride levels need to be […]

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