Subject: Human health

Roundup on Roundup
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Glyphosate is a toxic ingredient in Monsanto’s chemical herbicide, Roundup and is used on corn and soya crops. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) senior researcher (Dr. Seneff) has strongly correlated its use to the epidemic we’re seeing in autism, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, infertility, celiac disease, and other intestinal disorders. Glyphosate interferes with biological pathways… continue reading

Fostonlocalgroup
Fostonlocalgroup

The Environment Agency’s (EA) decision to refuse a permit for a 25,000 intensive pig rearing facility near Foston in Derbyshire marks the end of five years of anxiety and falling property prices for the local community who were almost unanimous in their opposition to the project. It also sent a clear signal around the world… continue reading

In order to maximise efficiency and keep costs down, animal factories overcrowd livestock in steel pens, often on bare concrete floors with no bedding. The resulting stress suffered by the animals means they are vulnerable to  illnesses which spread quickly through the densely packed sheds. Because of this, antibiotics are routinely administered in quantities that… continue reading

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ttip

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a ‘free trade’ agreement being negotiated – in secret – between the European Union and the US. Leaked documents suggest that if pushed through, TTIP will be disastrous to food and farming in the UK. It will remove food safety rules, get rid of regulations that protect the… continue reading