Chlorpyrifos—described by some as “the most dangerous pesticide you’ve never heard of”—is an insect-killing organophosphate. Organophosphates trace their roots back to Nazi-era IG Farben nerve gases; contemporary scientists still describe the compounds as “junior-strength nerve agents” that have a mechanism of action comparable to sarin. Dow Chemical—the company that helped bring the world mustard gas during World War I and napalm and Agent Orange during the Vietnam war—is the manufacturer of chlorpyrifos-containing insecticides.
(Natural News) A bioengineer who worked for Monsanto in the past revealed that all kinds of deadly substances accumulated in the GMO potatoes he helped create. Even toxins not found in the food crop appeared in the genetically modified versions.
(Natural News) You need to eat a lot of fresh vegetables if you want to maintain your physical and mental health. But did you know that certain vegetables can help you detox, promote weight loss, and relieve inflammation?
Dr. Mercola, GuestWaking Times The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency compile and keep a current list of chemical substances manufactured or processed in the U.S. That list1 currently includes about 85,000 chemicals. Among them are 10,000 chemicals allowed to be added to food and food-contact materials in the U.S.,…….Read more
(Natural News) If you’re still on the fence on whether you should be eating organic food, researchers from Australia have you covered: In a study, they found that switching to an organic diet can reduce the body’s pesticide levels by as much as 90 percent. The study, led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, revealed….Read more
(Natural News) Monsanto is showing some clear signs that they’re getting nervous as their dishonest practices come significantly closer to being brought to light on a grand scale. Last week, the peer-reviewed manuscripts of the pilot phase of a study known as the Global Glyphosate Study were revealed at a European Parliament press conference, and….Read more
April 30th, 2018 By Jessica Corbett via Common Dreams The European Union has voted to ban agricultural pesticides that are harmful to bees and which scientists have warned could have a broader impact on the global food chain. Faced with mounting scientific evidence that bee-poisoning neonicotinoids, or neonics, could cause an “ecological armageddon,” European regulators on Friday approved a “groundbreaking”…Read more