Welcome to the Future Of Frankenfood: Fuji And Granny Smith Strains of GMO Apples Open Up The Frankenfruit Market

Welcome to the Future Of Frankenfood: Fuji And Granny Smith Strains of GMO Apples Open Up The Frankenfruit Market
Thanks USDA: First Legally Approved GMO Frankenfruit to Hit The Market In The Form Of Granny Smith And Fuji Apples The first commercial crop of Arctic brand genetically modified apples are set to hit the market following a U.S. Department of Agriculture approval process that has many shaking their heads in disbelief. The apples, which are resistant to browning due to oxidation when sliced, have caused a backlash from consumers aimed at businesses like McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Gerber, which have hastily backpedaled and claimed they never had any intention of selling them.… Read the rest

Eat Your Fat: Study Shows Full-Fat Diet Lower In Carbohydrates Better For Overall Health And Reduced Risk Of Diabetes

Eat Your Fat: Study Shows Full-Fat Diet Lower In Carbohydrates Better For Overall Health And Reduced Risk Of Diabetes
Long-Heeded Advice To Increase Health By Lowering Natural Fats Intake Debunked: Link Shown Between High Fat Diet And Reduced Risk Of Diabetes There are some things we hear so often they become not only a part of the tapestry of the culture, they become internalized in us as individuals–regardless of their truth. Some examples: Don’t swallow your gum; it stays in your stomach for seven years.… Read the rest

Del Monte, Nestle Join Ranks Of Other Major Food Companies Pledging To Switch To Non-GMO Ingredients

Del Monte, Nestle Join Ranks Of Other Major Food Companies Pledging To Switch To Non-GMO Ingredients
The People Have Spoken: Del Monte and Nestle to Join Dozens Of Major Food Corps In Going Non-GMO For all the talk the elites generate about “market forces” and “the invisible hand” and how these things are basically like forces of nature–despite the manifest facts of the system being fiercely protected and rigged in favor of said elites–there are actually moments where it works as advertised in our high school textbooks.… Read the rest

Talk About Cheese-Heads: Scientists Show That Addiction Centers Of Brain React The Same Way To Drugs As Well As Processed Foods

Talk About Cheese-Heads: Scientists Show That Addiction Centers Of Brain React The Same Way To Drugs As Well As Processed Foods
Sir, Step Away From The Cheese And Put Your Hands Up: Fatty Foods Found To Have Similar Addictive Effects On The Brain As Drugs Turns out cheese heads are a real thing. No, not the rabid Packers fans who take over Wisconsin every fall wearing their trademark plastic wedges of swiss cheese atop their head. No, this is something very different.… Read the rest

A Green Party Stunt To Draw Attention To The Ubiquity Of Glyphosate Shows That 48 Members Of European Parliament Had Glyphosate In Their Urine

A Green Party Stunt To Draw Attention To The Ubiquity Of Glyphosate Shows That 48 Members Of European Parliament Had Glyphosate In Their Urine
Shocking Rate Of Glyphosate Found In Urine Tests Of 48 Members Of European Parliament–100 Percent Of Those Who Were Tested. Recently a group of members of the European Parliament volunteered to take a urine test to see if glyphosate was in their system, and the results were illuminating to say the least. The ubiquitous herbicide that was recently designated by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer as “probably carcinogenic to humans” has recently been found in German beer, California wine and a host of food products.… Read the rest

Nebraska Farmers Stricken With Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma File Lawsuit Against Monsanto For Lack Of Labeling On Roundup

Nebraska Farmers Stricken With Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma File Lawsuit Against Monsanto For Lack Of Labeling On Roundup
Nebraska The Latest Battleground In The War Against Glyphosate: Four Farmers Sue Monsanto Over Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma-Roundup Link The latest salvo in the war against glyphosate has come straight out of corn country, the agricultural heartland of the US, where most people are expected to lean pro-pesticide, pro-herbicide, pro-whatever it takes to increase crop yield in the increasingly challenging life and career of a farmer.… Read the rest

Weight Loss Breakthrough May Start With The Brain: High-Fat/High-Sugar Diet Hacks The Brain

Weight Loss Breakthrough May Start With The Brain: High-Fat/High-Sugar Diet Hacks The Brain
Why You Always Go Back For Seconds And Thirds: High-Fat/High-Sugar Diet Hacks The Brain There is a great character in the sci-fi comedy “Men in Black,” who appears to be a normal, little old man who runs a jewelry shop. Only later, after he is mortally wounded is it revealed that the man is but a bio-mechanical suit, being “driven” by a tiny alien operator whose cockpit is inside the human head.… Read the rest

Glyphosate Found In Numerous Products, Debate Heating Up Over Quaker Oats

Glyphosate Found In Numerous Products, Debate Heating Up Over Quaker Oats
Latest Product Found To Contain Glyphosate Quaker Oats; Consumer Group Sues Over False ‘Natural’ Claims As more and more scrutiny gets paid to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, we’re jut starting to find out how pervasive it is. The chemical, found last year by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer to be a “probable carcinogen” has turned up in German beer, California wine, and now in Quaker Oats.… Read the rest

How Hungry Would You Have To Be To Eat Your Fork? New Edible Cutlery Could Well Eliminate The Need For The Plastic Kind

How Hungry Would You Have To Be To Eat Your Fork? New Edible Cutlery Could Well Eliminate The Need For The Plastic Kind
Polystyrene In Plastic Cutlery Is Wasteful And Potentially Damaging–One Man’s Solution: Edible Silverware So you say you’re an environmentalist, huh? But are you committed, I mean really committed? You may feel like you need to be committed if you were to watch the video linked below with no context. As the man cheerfully takes a bite of his spoon, the first thing that might occur to you–especially if you’ve been to visit the dentist lately–is OUCH!… Read the rest

Monsanto In Conflict With Government Of Argentina Over Royalties Collected On Its GMO Seeds

Monsanto In Conflict With Government Of Argentina Over Royalties Collected On Its GMO Seeds
Monsanto Shows Its True Colors: Demands Royalties On Second-Generation Seeds From Struggling Farmers In Argentina Don’t you just love that moment in a movie or television show when the shady guy, the sketchy one whom you have grown to love to hate over the course of the program finally is revealed to be the dirtbag he truly is for all to see?… Read the rest