Health Supreme by Sepp Hasslberger



August 05, 2006

Health Supreme Daily NewsGrabs - 5 August 2006

Health Supreme's Daily News Grabs - alternative health news tidbits.

'Pregnant women and the flu vaccine
"Pregnant women in the UK should be given jabs to ward off seasonal flu, government advisers say. The flu subgroup of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) said the vaccine would help protect women and their unborn babies."

What the committee does not say: mercury and alluminium in vaccines have been linked with autism and other disorders. So this effort to "protect women and their unborn babies" from the flu is going to achieve the exact opposite of its stated aim.

Seeds of Destruction: The Geopolitics of GM Food

Over the past decade, the Rockefeller Foundation has spent more than $100 million in sponsoring research and development of GM crops to be deployed in world food production. They have specifically targeted key developing nations in their effort.

In 1971 the Rockefeller Foundation, together with the Ford Foundation and the World Bank, established the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), which runs 16 research centers around the world, most in developing countries, spending some $350 million annually. The focus of CGIAR is the spread of GM crops in the developing world.

Washington US-AID food assistance for Africa in recent months has been linked to willingness of a country to accept US GM crops. US assistance to combat AIDS in Africa has similar strings. GM has clearly become a strategic, geopolitical tool for Washington.

Please Hold the Free Lunches

Comments Paul in the UK: An editorial in today’s New York Times states that doctors are deluding themselves when they say their medical judgment can’t be influenced by something as trivial as a deli sandwich. The pharmaceutical industry apparently spends hundreds of millions of dollars a year on such lunches, a marketing cost it is seemingly happy to absorb in hopes of bolstering drug sales...

USDA Proposes to Deregulate Its Own Transgenic Plum

The USDA is playing with fire here. Genes may not stay in the tree itself but be transferred to the soil and to bacteria resident therein. The genes may also spread to other, non-modified varieties of plum trees. Bees tend to carry the pollen several kilometers distant.


posted by Sepp Hasslberger on Saturday August 5 2006

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Readers' Comments

Re: USDA Proposes to Deregulate Its Own Transgenic Plum.

It is already to late to comment on this item as the peiod ended on July 17th.

Posted by: Bonita Poulin on August 5, 2006 01:12 PM


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